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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

The Music Preparatory Division offers private lessons in voice and various instruments. If you're interested in private lessons for an instrument that isn't listed, email musicprep@sfasu.edu

Piano

View the Private Lessons for Piano webpage for information.

Guitar for Beginners (ages 9 - 18)

Private guitar lessons are designed for elementary, middle and high school aged students who are interested in learning the basics of guitar. View tuition and registration information.

Drums (ages 9-18)

Whether you're a beginner or an advanced-level student, our private drum lessons will help improve your percussive skills and techniques.  Our method of instruction focuses on having fun while learning to play various styles, including:

  • rudimental and classical snare drum techniques
  • timpani and keyboard percussion
    • marimba, xylophone and bells
  • and drum sets for genres such as pop, rock, jazz, Latin, country, church music and more.

This approach allows students to discover their unique musical expression. Students enrolled in private drum lessons are given the opportunity to showcase their skills at our end-of-semester recitals. View tuition and registration information

Strings (ages 7 and up)

View the Private Lessons for Strings webpage for information.

Voice (ages 14 and up)

Private voice lessons are offered to give fundamental technical instruction to students. This also is a great way to help prepare students for opportunities such as the Texas Music Educators Association auditions and UIL Texas Solo-Ensemble competitions. View tuition and registration information.

Woodwinds and Brass (ages 11 - 17)

French Horn, Saxophone and Flute

Private lessons are offered to give fundamental technical instruction to students. This also is a great way to help prepare students for auditions such as UIL Texas solo-ensemble contest, and Texas Music Educators Association region and state auditions. Students will have the opportunity to perform a solo recital at the end of the semester in one of SFA's Micky Elliott College of Fine Arts performance venues. View tuition and registration information.

Suzuki Institute (ages 4 - 7)

View the Suzuki Institute for Young Violinists webpage for more information.

 

 

Private lesson rates and registration

Private lessons are offered once a week during the fall semester. 

You may choose to pay for the semester upfront or in monthly payments. Refer to the Tuition and Fees policy for details and payment due dates.

Faculty Instructors

Lessons taught by faculty instructors begin Aug. 19. This option is not available for woodwind instruments.

Faculty InstructorPay Per MonthPay Once a Semester
30 Minutes$112$440
45 Minutes$157$616
60 Minutes$202$792

SFA Intern Instructors

We also offer lessons at a lower tuition taught by SFA students pursuing their degree in the School of Music. This option is not available for drums and guitar lessons.

Lessons taught by intern instructors begin Sept. 2.

Intern InstructorPay Per MonthPay Once a Semester
30 Minutes$86$252
45 Minutes$127$372
60 Minutes$164$480

Register and pay online

Summer 2024

Private lessons are offered once a week during the summer semester.

Lessons begin as early as May 27 and scheduling will be determined by availability of the student and instructor.

Faculty Instructors

For One Child
 30 Minutes45 Minutes60 Minutes
4 Lessons$112$157$202
6 Lessons$168$236$303
8 Lessons$224$314$404
10 Lessons$280$393$505
Each Additional Sibling
 30 Minutes45 Minutes60 Minutes
4 Lessons$96$135$174
6 Lessons$144$203$261
8 Lessons$192$270$348
10 Lessons$240$335$435

SFA Intern Instructors

We also offer lessons at a lower tuition taught by SFA students pursuing their degree in the School of Music.

 30 Minutes45 Minutes60 Minutes
4 Lessons$86$127$164
6 Lessons$129$190$246
8 Lessons$172$254$328
10 Lessons$215$318$410

Register & pay online for summer lessons

Refer to the Tuition and Fees policy for details and payment due dates.

Contact

Music Preparatory Division
936.468.1291
musicprep@sfasu.edu

Office hours:
1 - 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday

Physical Address:
Music Prep House
3028 Raguet St.
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13043, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962