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Private Lessons

Private Studio Lessons
Private Studio Lessons provide one-on-one comprehensive training with a skilled artist-teacher. Our instructors are able to work with beginning students through the very advanced. Private Studio Lessons meet once a week in coordination with the program’s semester calendars.

Instrumental
Students age four and older interested in instrumental lessons can take private lessons ranging in duration from 15-minutes for the very young to 60-minutes for the more advanced student. Private instrumental lessons are available for piano, strings, brass, woodwinds and percussion.

Vocal
Students interested in vocal lessons generally start at age 12 or later. An initial meeting with a vocal faculty member is required before scheduling vocal lessons.

Composition
Students interested in composition lessons must be proficient in note and rhythm reading. Students are encouraged to bring any examples of pieces they have created.

Advanced Studio Instruction for High School Students
Advanced studio instruction provides motivated high school age students who are passionate about music performance or music composition the opportunity to study with John J. Cali School of Music performance and composition faculty. A 30-minute trial lesson/meeting is required for acceptance into this premier program area.

For Adults
Private Studio Lessons provide one-on-one comprehensive training with a skilled artist-teacher. Our instructors are able to work with beginning adult students through very advanced who are looking to further refine their technique and artistry. Adult students are welcome to participate in the regular Extension Division private studio lessons which consists of a 14-week semester. Knowing how busy many adult schedules are the John J. Cali School of Music Extension Division is now offering a more flexible lesson option for adult students who are not able to commit to a complete 14-week semester. Adult students can now opt to commit to any number of lessons ranging from five to 12 per semester. The specific lesson schedule and dates will be coordinated with the Extension Division faculty member.