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Individual Music Instruction

Important information regarding registering for individual music instruction:

You can register for Individual Music Instruction at any time during the year.
If you are interested in registering indmusic.jpegfor individual music instruction you will need to contact the Coordinator at Please indicate the student's name, age, parent/guardian(s) names, address, phone, email, desired instrument, and available hours. You are also welcome to contact us at 931-221-7508. Once an instructor and lesson time have been assigned, you will then be directed to our Marketplace for payment. Please do not purchase private music instruction from our Marketplace site before you have confirmation of your lessons. Once you have the confirmation, follow the link(s) below to our Marketplace. Select the quantity of lessons you wish to purchase and add them to your "cart". The site will instruct you on the remaining steps. For detailed instructions: Lesson_Payment_Instructions.pdf

CSA Staff Individual Lesson Registration: Click Here

APSU Music Faculty Individual Lesson Registration**: Click Here

**Full time APSU music faculty are: Eli Lara, Lisa Wolynec, Anne Glass, Anne Marie Padelford, Emily Crane, Gail Robinson-Oturu, Jeanette Zyko)** 

Lesson Duration:

Students receive one-on-one instruction for 30 minutes each week. More advanced students may be asked to have a 45 minute lesson. There are typically a total of 16 lessons in the fall and spring sessions and 8 lessons in the summer session.*

*The number of lessons with APSU Faculty (audition required) will differ with each instructor. Please do not pre-pay for lessons until you have been notified by the instructor of the number of lessons expected.


For Lessons with CSA Staff:
     - Each 30 minute lesson is $20.00
     - Each 45 minute lesson is $30.00*
     - Each 60 minute lesson is $40.00* 

For Lessons with APSU Faculty (audition required)
    - Each 30 minute lesson is $25.00
    - Each 45 minute lesson is $40.00*
    - Each 60 minute lesson is $50.00*

*Lessons beyond 30 minutes are determined by the instructor based on ability level.  

Lessons available:

Strings: Violin*, Viola, Cello, Guitar
Woodwinds: Oboe, Bassoon, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone
Brass: Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba

*Students enrolled in Robin Eckert's violin studio are instructed in the Suzuki method that requests a weekly thirty minute group class at an additional cost of $40 each session. Contact the CSA for more information. 

Age Requirements:

Violin: ages 4 and older
Piano: ages 5 and older
Guitar: ages 7 and older
Wind and Percussion Instruments: ages 11 and older
Voice: ages 13 and older

All skill levels accepted. Adults are welcome as beginners or continuing students in all areas. Age exceptions can be accepted based on assessment of maturity.


Lessons are taught by APSU music students, graduate students, APSU faculty, and local professionals. 

Individual Instruction Studio Policies:

A copy of the CSA Individual Instruction Studio Policies is provided here: Policies