Music and Private Lessons Resources

Check here for forms, calendars, tips, practice ideas and online resources.

Private Lessons Calendar

2023-24 Calendar

Arts+ Welcome Packet

Financial Aid Applications

Merit Scholarship 2023-2024

    Merit Auditions for the 2023-2024 school year have already concluded.

    Merit Auditions for the 2024-2025 school year will take place in March 2024. Applications will be available on Dec 23 or Jan 24 and will be updated here as well as emailed out to current lessons students. Applications will be due in February 2024.

Helpful Tips, Articles and Websites

Practice Ideas and Games

Resources from Pulling Out All the Stops: Workshops for Music Educators

Resources Discussed in Round Table Meetings

Online Resources Recommended by Arts+ Music Staff

Music education resources:

  • Technical Tips for Online Lessons Arts+ music staff has compiled a list of tips to help make your online lessons a success.
  • Quaver Music Students can create a free account with access to basic music games and activities.
  • MTNA Websites for Kids This site lists resources for music games, theory, history and listening sites.
  • Arts Instructional Resources A national organization, SEADAE, has collected information from all the states and consolidated them in one easy site for those inquiring about arts education.
  • The Shed Remote learning resources including activities and performances. Great lessons for theory, notation, rhythm and improvisation.
  • Kandinsky Music Experiment This experiment is inspired by Wassily Kandinsky, an artist who compared painting to making music. It turns anything you draw – lines, circles, triangles, or scribbles – into sound.

Free online concerts and shows

  • Digital Concert Hall Berliner Philharmoniker is offering free access for 30 days.
  • Metropolitan Opera The Met is offering free streaming to encore performances daily.
  • Broadway HD Sign up for a free seven day trial to watch your favorite Broadway shows and plays.
  • Vulture Find a list of artists offering free online concerts and performances.
  • NPR’s From the Top NPR is streaming audio performances, interviews and some videos of incredible young musicians.
  • Virtual Experiences This is a comprehensive list of music and visual art experiences compiled by the ASC and updated weekly.