Current Programs at the Academy

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

A private lesson is a one-on-one student teacher ratio focused on pedagogy and literature of a specific discipline.  Lessons are offered in thirty minute, forty-five minute and one hour increments.  The forty-five and one hour lesson lengths require teacher approval and is reserved for the more advanced student.  The disciplines offered at the Academy are:

Bass
Cello
Flute
Beginning Guitar
Oboe
Organ
Piano
Viola
Violin
Voice

SUZUKI VIOLIN or CELLO GROUP LESSONS

Suzuki Group lessons provide an important part of your child’s musical growth. Suzuki group lessons are taken in addition to weekly private lessons.  There will be five group lessons during the fall 2019 semester.  The students will be grouped according to book level.  They will work on reviewing and polishing pieces, group and solo literature performance preparation, theory, and other musical activities.  The student must be enrolled in private lessons at TAFA studying the Suzuki method of instruction. Participation requires teacher approval.

This semester we will offer Pre-twinkle and Book 1 group lessons for violinists.  Cello group lesson levels will be determined based on enrollment.  Group lessons range from 40-50 minutes, with class size being 3-8 students.  Parents are encouraged to attend.  A performance or recital may substitute for a group lesson.