Music Lessons

To schedule private music lessons, please contact the CSA office by phone (812) 237-2528 or email

Individual one-on-one lessons are available to students of all ages and ability levels. Private instruction encourages music literacy, the growth of instrumental and vocal skills and develops patience, dedication, perseverance, goal setting and time management. Private music student meets with an instructor once per week for 15 weeks for 30, 45 or 60 minute sessions. Lessons are offered in the following areas: brass, woodwind, guitar, percussion, piano, strings and voice. 

There is a one-time per year private music lesson membership fee of $25/individual or $40/family. This fee allows you to sign up for as many lessons and classes as you wish, during the fall, spring and summer semesters. This covers the period of August 19, 2013 to August 18, 2014. Members receive a 10% discount on classes. ISU employees, ISU students, and OLLI members receive CSA members’ prices without paying the membership fee. There are no discounts on fees for private music lessons, Sycamore Drum Major Clinic or Rock Camp.

Due to shorter summer sessions, music lesson fees are pro-rated. Please contact the office for instructor availability.

Private Music Lessons with a member of School of Music faculty:
30 minutes for 15 weeks @ $300.00
45 minutes for 15 weeks @ $450.00
60 minutes for 15 weeks @ $600.00

Private Music Lessons with a School of Music student:
30 minutes for 15 weeks @ $180.00
45 minutes for 15 weeks @ $270.00
60 minutes for 15 weeks @ $360.00