Private & Semi-Private Lessons

The NCMC offers private and semi-private lessons for a variety of instruments and for almost all ages. Lessons are available in-person and online. Take advantage of our qualified and distinguished faculty and register today for private lessons. Our faculty offers instruction in popular instruments such as piano, violin and guitar as well as more unique offerings such as ukulele, accordion and tin whistle. For more information regarding private lessons please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions or feel free to contact us to receive more information.

Lesson Rates and Fees

Lesson Offering Price
30-minute private lesson $37.00
45-minute private lesson $53.00
60-minute private lesson $67.00
30-minute semi-private lesson* $25.00 per student
45-minute semi-private lesson* $40.00 per student
Registration fee (billed per family, per year) $50.00

*Semi-private lessons are offered by some, but not all of our faculty. Please Contact us to find out if semi-private lessons are offered for your desired teacher or instrument.

Current Lesson Offerings by Instrument

Register right away with the links found in the drop downs below. Want to sign up for a specific teacher? Follow the link to their faculty profile, where you’ll find registration links for their specific classes.

PIANO

Arguably one of the most versatile instruments. Whether you’re looking to go classical, jazz, or contemporary – our instructors have got you covered! We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60-minute private lessons with:

Violin

This instrument can take on any style of music, go solo or in a group. Really, what more could be asked for?
We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minutes, or 60 minute private lessons with:

CELLO

The cello is thought to be the instrument closest in expression to the human voice.
With a wide option of repertoire, these rich tones can go solo or within a group.

We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60-minute private lessons with:

BASS

Looking to be one of the go-to members in your band’s or group’s rhythm section?
You’re in the right place. We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minutes, private lessons with:

UKULELE

There’s a reason this portable instrument keeps coming back – It may have something to do with that undeniably warm sound.
We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minutes, private lessons with:

GUITAR

Looking to unleash your inner rock star, jazz cat, or songwriter?
Or maybe you’re looking to be a classical connoisseur?
We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minutes, private lessons with:

FLUTE

This portable and versatile instrument can be played alone or with a group!

We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minute, private lessons.

PERCUSSION

Ready to BE the rhythm? We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minutes, or 60 minute,  private online lessons with:

VOICE

Everyone’s got one – learn how to let yours shine! We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes,  private lessons with:

CLARINET

We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes, private online lessons with:

TIN WHISTLE

Beginner’s instruction in the art of playing the tin (penny) whistle. Students will learn to play some easy Irish traditional tunes. Each student will need a generation “D” whistle.

We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes,  private online lessons with:

ACCORDION

Instruction in the art of playing the accordion.

We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes,  private online lessons with:

RECORDER

Beginners’ instruction in the art of playing the recorder.

We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes, private lessons with:

PIPE ORGAN

We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes, private lessons with:

MUSIC COMPOSITION

This is open to all ages but students will need to be able to read music.

We currently offer 30 minute, 45 minute, or 60 minutes,  private lessons with:

STUDIO PRODUCTION & BEAT MAKING

ABLETON LIVE, PROTOOLS, and GARAGE BAND users:

Become more proficient in music production on your computer and beyond. With the use of ZOOM or a preferred method of communication you and Floyd can screen share to work on the following:

-Setting up your program and audio interface (you do not need an audio interface to learn these programs.)
-Composing beats and adding instrumentation
-Getting sound into your program through sampling or basic microphone technique
-Editing and arranging
-Mixing and mastering
-Uploading your music digitally

The mobile Sibelius Composer’s work station is located in the control room of the recording studio. The workstation features Sibelius 7 and Pro Tools software interfaced with an 88 key Yamaha DGX 640 keyboard and Apple Mac mini.

We currently offer 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes,  private lessons with:

TRUMPET

We currently offer 30, 45, and 60 minute private lessons with:

TROMBONE

We currently offer 30, 45, and 60 minute private lessons with:

OBOE

“Behold the oboe, the most plaintive of woodwind instruments. Oboe is a uniquely expressive instrument that can outdo any other with its ability to play long, emotional melodies.
The oboe is the leader of the orchestral woodwind section, and tunes the orchestra before every concert. Oboe is also featured in baroque ensembles, solos, chamber music, and concert band.”

We currently offer 30, 45, and 60 minute private lessons with:

BASSOON

“With its singing vocal quality and wide range, the bassoon is both humorous and lyrical. Often known as ‘the clown of the orchestra,’ the bassoon portrays many characters both serious and humorous. The bassoon is the principal bass instrument of the orchestral woodwind family, and is also featured in baroque ensembles, chamber music, and concert bands”

We currently offer 30, 45, and 60 minute private lessons with:

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