Find a music lesson in Spokane, WA

Find music lessons in Spokane, WA

Find music lessons in Spokane, WA

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Top 10 music classes in Spokane, WA

Students agree: these Spokane music lessons are highly rated for knowledge, experience, communication, and more.
The Guitar Lounge

The Guitar Lounge

5.0(2)
Offers online services
2 hires on Lessons
19+ years in business
Serves Spokane, WA
Sandi S. says, "Matt got in touch with me right away. He seems easy to work with and I’m excited to get going. We worked on my guitar mainly in the first lesson. We’ll be restringing my Gibson next and I’m to bring 3 tunes I’d like to work on at the next lesson." Read more
Joe Caruso Guitar Studio

Joe Caruso Guitar Studio

5.0(3)
3 hires on Lessons
26+ years in business
Serves Spokane, WA
Sean H. says, "I've taken lessons with Joe for about 3 1/2 yrs now. Great teacher. Very patient and encouraging through the beginning skills and exceptionally knowledgeable into intermediate and advanced playing." Read more
The Piano And Voice Studio Of Andrea LleEllyn, Soprano,

The Piano And Voice Studio Of Andrea LleEllyn, Soprano,

5.0(3)
Offers online services
33 hires on Lessons
14+ years in business
Serves Spokane, WA
Geneva L. says, "She has been very patient and encouraging with my children under her tutelage. I appreciate that she has been consistent and easy to work with!" Read more
Michael Sporre Music Instructor & Performer

Michael Sporre Music Instructor & Performer

New on Lessons
Offers online services
4 hires on Lessons
23+ years in business
Serves Spokane, WA
Suzuki Violin Method through book 8, violin lessons levels are beginner through professional levels, classical guitar, beginner electric bass. Piano lessons for beginners and intermediates. Ukulele lessons are also available. Come and have an introductory lesson to meet the instructor, Michael Sporre. He has over 22 years of experience; this is the expert you want and need. Please consider giving your child or yourself the gift of music that they will enjoy for a lifetime....
Heidi's Powerhouse Singing Studio

Heidi's Powerhouse Singing Studio

New on Lessons
Offers online services
18+ years in business
Serves Spokane, WA
I have been classically trained and have Performed in a Broadway national tour. I have been giving Voice lessons for over 10 years. My specialty is in unique exercises that help build your vocal control, breath support, vocal range and powerful belting tips and tricks. I also help students who want to audition for shows, perfect their performances, and acting skills as well.

Your Music Lessons questions, answered

Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Lessons.

How much do music lessons cost?

Music lessons cost $40 to $90 per hour. Most teachers offer weekly lessons in order to provide regular feedback, keep students motivated, and provide enough opportunities to learn new techniques and pieces of music. More frequent lessons do not provide enough time to practice and master skills between lessons.

To save money on music lessons consider group lessons, which are often cheaper than private lessons and allow you to learn from other students. Another option is to take online lessons which tend to be more affordable than in-person lessons and can be a great way to learn from a qualified teacher that isn't local. Finally, look for scholarships or grants to help pay for music lessons.

At what age can you start music lessons?

The best age to start music lessons depends on the individual and their interests. Most experts agree that children can start learning music as early as 3 or 4 years old when they can communicate and follow instructions. There is no age that is too late to take music lessons – even seniors can benefit from learning or improving their musical skills.

Studies have shown that children who are exposed to music at an early age have better language skills, memory, and problem-solving skills. Music lessons help improve fine motor skills like hand-eye coordination and finger dexterity which are important for other activities like writing and drawing. Learning to play an instrument can also build a child's self-confidence and help to develop a child's creativity.

How long does it take to learn an instrument?

The amount of time it takes to learn an instrument depends on the instrument, the student's age, and the amount of time they practice. In general, it takes several months to a year to learn the basics of most instruments including how to read music and play basic scales and chords. With regular practice, students can expect to play simple songs within a few months.

Piano, guitar, and percussion instruments are some of the easier instruments to learn. Strings and horn instruments take a bit longer to learn. Becoming proficient at any instrument takes several years of lessons and regular practice.

Do I need an instrument at home to take music lessons?

No, you do not need an instrument at home to take music lessons, but it does make it easier to practice and improve your skills. Without an instrument at home, you will need to find an instrument to practice between lessons if you hope to improve.

Before investing in any musical instrument, you will want to talk with the music teacher to find the instrument that is right for you. Guitars are a popular instrument for beginners since they are relatively inexpensive to buy. The flute is another simple instrument to learn and is a good choice for students who want to learn to play an instrument quickly. Pianos are a more costly instrument but are a popular choice for families since everyone can enjoy playing the same instrument.

How do online music lessons work?

Online music lessons are similar to in-person lessons, only the teacher and student are not in the same physical location. Using video conferencing platforms such as Skype or Zoom, the teacher and students can communicate with each other from the privacy of their homes.

In order to take advantage of the affordable online lessons, you need a computer and internet connection with good audio and video quality to avoid frustration. The teacher and student join the video call and the lesson proceeds in the same way they would for an in-person lesson. Online music lessons require more focus and patience and are not suggested for very young students.

What questions should I ask a music teacher?

Here are some important questions you should ask a music teacher before you start taking lessons:

  • What is your teaching style?
  • What is your experience teaching music?
  • What are your rates?
  • How long are your lessons?
  • What is your availability?
  • What are your expectations for students?
  • Can you provide references from your current and past students?

How do I choose a music teacher?

Choosing a qualified music teacher is important for those wanting to learn or develop their musical skills. Find a teacher that fits your schedule, budget, and learning style by following these recommendations:

  • Look for a teacher with a degree in music or years of experience teaching your preferred instrument.
  • Make sure the teacher with a teaching style that suits you. For example, if you learn better with a more formal teacher that focuses on technique, don't choose a teacher that is more relaxed and focuses on creative, free-style playing.
  • Find a teacher that is affordable for your budget and has availability for lessons that fit your schedule.
  • Confirm that the teacher will help you reach your goals whether it is to learn a new instrument, read music, learn music theory, or just have fun.How do I choose a music teacher?

Reviews for Spokane music classes

Recent success stories from people in the Spokane area.
Elyvia C.
I’ve been working with him for over six years now and have learned so much. I like his teaching style because it’s organized and you lead based off of what you want to improve on.
The Guitar Lounge
Dwight E.
Joe was a great teacher and very much a pro when my child took lessons.
Joe Caruso Guitar Studio
Brandon C.
I hired Andrea as a teacher in September, and immediately started seeing changes in not only my daughters singing but her confidence. Highly recommend for any parent wanting to get there kids out there
The Piano and Voice Studio of Andrea LleEllyn, Soprano,
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