Academy

We offer top-notch instruction in all levels of musical study. We are currently offering lessons for Piano, Violin, and Composition with more instruments to be added soon. Peruse our offerings below and contact us directly if you have any questions. Be sure to sign up for a Free Trial Lesson so we can meet you and share more with you!

Piano

Beginning Piano, Mini Group

Beginning piano lessons are offered in a fun group format, limited to no more than 3 children of similar ages or experience. Beginning lessons focus on music and instrument fundamentals, with a core objective being starting note reading from the staff.
Prerequisite: None
Suggested Age Range: 4-10

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$100/month

Piano

Beginning Piano, Private

Beginning piano lessons are offered via one-on-one instruction. Beginning lessons focus on music and instrument fundamentals, with a core objective being starting note reading from the staff. Private lessons are recommended for young students with unique learning styles or for the older beginner.
Prerequisite: None
Suggested Age Range: 4-16 (Older students also have the option of taking the “Beginning Piano, Mini-Group for Adults” program.)

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$130/month

Piano

Early Intermediate Piano, Mini-Group

The fun group format continues into the Early Intermediate level, where the primary goal is to secure note reading from the staff and to begin establishing a solid technique at the piano. Having the proper foundational technique frees the student to be able to tackle more advanced repertoire in the future. Additionally, the Early Intermediate level introduces more musicianship concepts with the introduction of musical collaboration through duets and small ensembles.
Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Piano or By Instructor Permission

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$100/month

Piano

Early Intermediate Piano, Private

Early Intermediate lessons are offered via one-on-one instruction, where the primary goal is to secure note reading from the staff and to begin establishing a solid technique at the piano. Having the proper foundational technique frees the student to be able to tackle more advanced repertoire in the future. Additionally, the Early Intermediate level introduces more musicianship concepts with the introduction of musical collaboration through duets and small ensembles.
Prerequisite: Completion of Beginning Piano or By Instructor Permission

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$130/month

Piano

Intermediate Piano, Private

At the Intermediate level, student lessons are only offered via one-on-one instruction. At this level, students begin to explore different musical styles corresponding to the standard musical periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and 20th Century) with masterworks written by celebrated composers. This level enhances dexterity and secures foundational techniques at the keyboard.
Prerequisite: Completion of Early Intermediate Piano or By Instructor Permission

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$130/month

Piano

Early Advanced Piano, Private

At the Early Advanced level, students transition from study pieces to professional repertoire. Focus is placed on the beginning works of composers such as Scarlatti, Bach, Chopin, Beethoven, Mozart, and Haydn. The student will gain the skills necessary to move on to works by composers such as Liszt and Rachmaninoff.
Prerequisite: Completion of Intermediate Piano or By Instructor Permission

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

30 minutes; 45 minutes (recommended)

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$130/month; $195/month

Piano

Advanced Piano, Private

Advanced Piano studies focus on building out the comprehension of musical styles through the larger works of the piano repertoire. Technical capabilities are expanded to Olympic-level feats. Above all, musicality and a mature understanding of the works studied are valued and reinforced, so the student begins developing their artistic voice.
Prerequisite: Completion of Early Advanced Piano or By Instructor Permission

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

45 minutes; 60 minutes (recommended)

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$195/month; $260/month

Piano

College Preparatory Piano, Private

This program offering is geared for the student who intends to major in Music in college (focus in Performance, Education, Composition, Theory, or Other) with piano as their primary instrument. It is recommended to begin this program in a student’s junior year of high school. This program will continue advanced level piano studies in addition to mentoring and guiding students in selecting appropriate summer camps, assisting with video or audio recordings necessary for camp and collegiate auditions, connecting students with professors at major universities within the United States, and more.

Schedule

Weekly lessons, offered Monday-Saturday

Lesson Time

60 minutes + Additional Activities (click Learn More)

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$350/month

Piano

Artist Level Coaching

This program offers the services of a Master Teacher, similar to what you would experience in a collegiate coaching or master class setting. This offering is geared for the pre-professional or professional pianist that desires to refine their craft. This program is open to students that may be studying regularly with another teacher.
Prerequisite: Must be enrolled in piano lessons at the collegiate level or have a minor/major in music with piano as a primary instrument

Schedule

On demand, based on schedule availability

Lesson Time

60 minutes

Instructor

Dr. Michael Schneider

Price

$110/hour (package pricing available)

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