Lessons & Classes

Musical Surprise offers a variety of options for students interested in private or group music lessons. We offer private lessons weekly with a variety of payment options. Home School Music Education Programs available in our studio.

Private Lessons

We provide instruction for the following music instruments:

  • Piano/Keyboard

    pianoLessons are available for ages 3 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    All styles of music welcome. Traditional methods utilizing note reading, chord approach and ear training available. For those who learn/play by ear non-traditional teaching is also available. Busy Adults can learn through chord approach or EZ play methods. Just want to play church hymns or songs from the radio? Or maybe just learn to use all the functions on your keyboard?

  • Voice/Singing

    microphoneLessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    All styles welcome, choose your music or try a variety. Learn correct breathing techniques, articulation and even sight-reading while building your repertoire.

  • Acoustic/Electric Guitar

    guitarLessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Learn how to tune your guitar, read a chord chart, music notation and/or TAB, a variety of strumming techniques, play melody and basic chord progressions.
    Special adaptive methods are available for young players with small hands.

  • Violin/Fiddle

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner

    Private violin lessons are available for the beginner violin student. Students will learn the parts of the violin and their functions, how to care for and maintain their instrument, fingering positions, bowing techniques, as well as reading music & music symbols.

  • Electric Bass

    Lessons are available for ages 5 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Private Lessons are available for Beginner to Intermediate skills to learn the basic scales and melody lines. Students ages 5 and up will learn songs in many genres and basic techniques for Rock, Jazz, Country, along with, general music theory.

  • Saxophone

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Lessons will cover all aspects of learning to play the saxophone – technique, air control, music reading/theory, solos, everything you need to become a successful saxophone player or improve your current skills. Lessons are customized to each student’s ability and interest.

  • Clarinet

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Private lessons will have students focus on fundamentals of note reading, tone production, embouchure strength, hand position, and posture. As students advance, they incorporate stylistic dynamics and articulations. Clarinet lessons can be geared to help students excel in band or orchestra. Lessons are customized to each student’s ability and interest in a fun learning environment.

  • Drums

    Lessons are available for ages 5 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Area’s covered are:

    Drumset – A range of styles including Rock, Blues, Metal, Reggee, Country, ect…
    Hand Percussion – Basics in Congas, Bongos, Djembe ect.. Accompaniment w/drumset
    Drum Line – Elementary level school band up to High School drum line
    Providing assistance with child’s school music
    Stick Control – Grip, Rudiments, Technique, Flips and Throws
    Practice Ethics – Guidance in “Proper Practicing”
    Drum Care – Tuning, and General Maintenance

  • Trumpet

    Lessons are available for ages 3 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Lessons will cover all aspects of trumpet playing – technique, air control, music reading/theory, solos, everything you need to become a successful trumpet player or improve your current skills.

  • Harmonica

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner

    Beginner lessons get you started on the diatonic, ten hole harmonica in the key of C. Teaching emphasis is on blowing single notes. Student will learn how to properly hold the instrument and how to read Tab to learn new music.

  • Flute

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Students focus on fundamentals of note reading, tone production, embouchure strength, hand position, and posture. As students advance, they incorporate stylistic dynamics and articulations. Flute lessons can be geared to help students excel in band or orchestra. Students will use a variety of band and flute methods, as well as solos and etude studies.

  • Cello

    celloLessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Lessons cover all aspects of learning to play the Cello – technique, bow control, music reading/theory, solos, everything you need to become a successful Cello player or improve your current skills. Lessons are customized to each student’s ability and interest.

  • Banjo

    Lessons are available for ages 6 & up
    Beginner

    Learn how to tune your banjo; read a chord chart, and music notation; a variety of picking techniques; play melody and basic chord progressions.

  • Ukulele

    Lessons are available for ages 5 & up
    Beginner – Intermediate – Advanced

    Learn to play chords, melodies, and scales. We can teach songs of many genres and work with all types of ukuleles.
    Available in Private Lessons or group classes

Group Classes

Our group classes are also held weekly and last 45 minutes in length. If you prefer learning with others, try one of the following classes:

  • Guitar Class

    Available for ages 6-10 & 11-14

    Classes are designed to create a strong foundation for guitar players, this class introduces all the basics to playing guitar including tuning, how to read chord charts, notation and TAB. This class is the perfect start for the beginning player!
    Special methods utilized for young students with small hands.

  • Piano Class


    Available for ages 6-10 & 11-14
    This fun class will not only teach basic piano concepts, but also how to use the functions of the keyboard. Learn how to program the keyboards to mix sounds and rhythms to create your masterpiece!

  • String Class


    Available for ages 6 & up

    This class is for beginners and will introduce the basic theory, technique and musicianship through fun and comprehensive group lessons. We have the keys to your success and look forward to building new musicians!
    Music stands and violin rentals are available for an additional fee.

  • Little Mozarts

    Mozart Mouse & Beethoven Bear
    Available for ages 4-6

    These fun small group music classes for 4-6 year olds incorporate early piano/keyboard skills, through exploring the keyboard, singing and movement. Join us as we follow Beethoven Bear and Mozart Mouse on their musical journey. This is the perfect start for your little star!

  • Music Explorers


    Available for ages 3-5

    Your little one will explore music in this fun group utilizing various percussion instruments, moving to music, singing, and other techniques to help your young child grow musically and explore the diversity of music. Come Explore with us!