Private Lessons

Virtual Lessons Available

All of our lessons are available in a virtual environment

Voice

Your voice needs to be heard

Our voice lessons are tailored to all styles, from opera to screamo, and everything in between including pop, jazz, rock, musical theater and so much more.

All of our voice lessons are tailored to you and are designed to build confidence, make learning fun, and ensure that your vocal health always comes first. We’ll meet you where you are and go at your pace.

We understand the science behind your voice and are dedicated to helping you reach your goals, no matter your level of experience.

Guitar

Rock Out Any Style

Guitar lessons at VMS include both electric and acoustic training and are designed for all learners, no matter your age or experience level.

We offer all styles, from blues to rock to jazz and everything in between. We also focus on the fundamentals, including instrument care.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Read and write Tab (Guitar Tab) and Nashville Numbers system
  • Play by Ear
  • Improvise
  • Learn to write musical notation
  • Finger and flat pick (including classical)
  • Play and sing at same time
  • Effectively use pedals
  • Use your amp most effectively
  • Perform live and in a recording studio

We also offer options to play with others in a group setting.

Ukulele

Strum Your Tunes

Ukulele has made something of a resurgence over the past few years. It’s featured in many popular pop songs and it’s a fun instrument to learn!

Guitar students often add ukulele training to their repertoire, learning chords and applying it quickly!

We even have a Uke Club, which allows students to have fun, collaborate, and express their creativity in a unique space.

Electric Bass

Anchor the Music

Our electric bass lessons are for everyone, no matter your age or experience level. We take a comprehensive approach to learning to play electric bass with a heavy focus on fundamentals and music theory.

Our electric bass lessons focus on:

  • Performance fundamentals from the basics through advanced
  • Lessons for all ages
  • Rock, pop, jazz, and more styles
  • Instrument care
  • Learning to accompany and play together in groups
  • Tablature reading

Upright Bass

Lead the Vibes

Upright bass lessons are a great option for those looking to play in an orchestra or jazz ensemble. We focus on music theory and the fundamentals, no matter if you’re just starting out or have been playing for decades.

Our upright bass lessons focus on:

  • Performance fundamentals from the basics through advanced
  • Lessons for all ages
  • All styles: classical, jazz, and more
  • Instrument care
  • Playing in bands and ensembles
  • Learning to accompany other instruments

Drums

Steady and Strong

Our drum and percussion levels are for everyone, no matter your age or experience level. We teach you to play in groups as part of your training.

Styles include rock band to marching band to symphonic instruments.

We use both live and electric drums, where other studios tend to just use practice pads. We have two sets in the drum room, which allows the teacher and student to play together.

You’ll learn:

  • All genres including rock, jazz, blues, funk, gospel, latin, and more!
  • Drum fills, from rudimentary to professional
  • Drum Tuning
  • Play in a studio setting and learn to be a session player
  • To read and write percussion rhythms, drum set music, and drum charts for music such as a big band jazz setting
  • How to prepare for college auditions

Piano / Keys

Piano, Keyboard & More

We offer lessons for all styles of piano and keyboard—from classical to jazz to contemporary styles and many more. Our approach focuses on sight reading and ear training for players at all levels and we make sure you’re able to go at your own pace.

Our comprehensive approach also works to develop your ear as you learn the instrument and improve your skill level.

Songwriting

Your Music From Ideas to Expression

If you know you have a few—or a few hundred!—songs inside you, our songwriting lessons are the perfect way to get them out into the world for all of us to hear!

At VMS, we take a twofold approach to songwriting.

First, we address the basics of creating your song. Our teachers will help with chord/song structure, whether you’re starting from scratch or enhancing a current song.

Second, we’re able to create music around your lyrics. If you have a lyrics or a poem, we can help you develop that perfect melody.

We also focus on songwriting production, which allows you to use popular programs to help you layer your song. We’ll also help you generate sheet music for your written song.

For the song you’ve always wanted to write, VMS can bring it to a reality!