Areté Music Academy offers one-on-one instruction for most of the classical instruments, including piano, violin, cello, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, and classical guitar. In addition, we also offer lessons for voice, electric guitar and bass, jazz piano, DJ performance, and drumset. 

Students may sign up for private lessons in 30, 45, or 60 minutes. Lessons meet once a week for 16 weeks per semester or 32 weeks per school year. Our fall semester begins in mid-Septemebr and ends in January and our spring semester is from February to mid-June. Lessons are also available twice a week. For more information please contact the main office.

New students have the opportunity to meet with the director or the department head for consultation. Assignment of teacher is determined based on the student’s needs, goals, past experience, and availability. Whenever possible, students will be placed with the teacher of their choice. Students are not permitted to change teacher during the course of a semester; any change of teacher is at the discretion of the director. Tuition for private lessons is pro-rated for students registering after the semester started. 

Performance opportunities—Arete Music Academy offers several student concerts during the school year. 

Arete Certificate Program—This comprehensive program consists of several core components that are vital to a child’s music education. Upon completion of all the requirements, students will earn a certificate and trophy as well as a performance opportunity in the Honors Recital. Click here to learn more.