Join us this Spring! We’ll offer a 6 week semester beginning April 22nd. Email us at or call us at 434-806-7062 to inquire about private lessons or to register for our spring term.

We offer private lessons in a variety of instruments, skill levels and styles, including:

Accordion (all levels)

Banjo (all levels, bluegrass, old time)

Bass  (beginner, intermediate)

Cello (beginner, intermediate)

Clawhammer Banjo (all levels)

Dobro (all levels)

Dulcimer (all levels)

Fiddle (all levels, folk, old time)

Guitar (all levels, blues, bluegrass, folk, old time, reggae, rock)

Harmonica (all levels)

Piano (all levels)

Mandolin (all levels, bluegrass, folk, old time)

Songwriting (all levels)


Ukulele (all levels)

Upright bass (all levels)

Violin (beginner, intermediate, classical)

Voice (beginner, intermediate)


Private lessons are currently available with the following teachers:

Nick Berkin – All levels of piano, accordion
Marty Collin – Beginner guitar, mandolin, and banjo
Kayde Deardorff – Beginner – intermediate voice, beginner piano
Orion Faruque – Beginner – advanced acoustic & electric guitar, beginner – intermediate electric bass, beginner – intermediate piano, songwriting, production, theory
Malia Furtado – All levels bluegrass fiddle, beginner classical violin
Thomas Gunn – Beginner – intermediate piano, all levels of upright bass, guitar, songwriting, theory
Christen Hubbard – Beginner – intermediate folk, old time, bluegrass guitar, beginner folk, old time fiddle, beginner –    intermediate folk, bluegrass, old time mandolin, beginner folk, old time clawhammer banjo
Larry Kent – All levels of piano
Chris Leva – All levels of folk, reggae, and rock guitar
John Ashley Murphy – All levels of harmonica
Molly Murphy – All levels of voice, guitar, beginner piano
John Spangler – All levels of bluegrass banjo
Devon Sproule – All levels guitar, songwriting
Jay Starling – All levels dobro, guitar
Andy Thacker – All levels of mandolin, guitar
Una Ulla – All levels of voice
Pete Vigour – All levels of old time and folk fiddle, clawhammer banjo, mandolin, ukulele, dulcimer


Private Lesson Tuition Prices for Spring 2019:
30 minute lessons: $36/ single lesson; $33 6 weeks of lessons
45 minute lessons: $54/ single lesson; $50 6 weeks of lessons
60 minute lessons: $70/ single lesson; $66 6 weeks of lessons
Semi-Private Lessons (2 people):
Child rate (45 minutes): $25/ class per person
Adult rate (55 minutes): $35/ class per person
All tuition fees must be paid for at the time of registration.


Cancellation Policy:
We require 24hrs notice for all cancellations, lessons will be forfeited if not notified within this period.  We reserve two weeks at the end of the semester to schedule all make-up lessons.  We do not schedule make-ups or refunds for missed group lessons.  In the event an instructor cancels a lesson, all students will be notified and a make-up will be added onto the end of the semester.