UT Music Department Community Music Program offers beginner lessons in piano and guitar for adults and kids

Posted Mar 3rd, 2017 by Dr. Jason Stumbo  Category: Other,


The University of Toledo Department of Music will offer classes in piano and guitar this March as part of its Community Music Program. The Community Music Program (CMP) offers group music lessons in beginning piano for students in first through sixth grade, as well as group guitar lessons for high school students, and piano and guitar classes for adults.

Each $60 lesson package includes 6 weeks of lessons. The price is the same regardless of age or instrument. Each lesson is once a week for one hour. Piano lessons are taught in the piano lab in the UT Center for Performing Arts, with an instrument for each student. Guitars are not provided.

Level 1 is the most basic level and is great for those who have never tried the instrument or who have not taken lessons for a long time. Level 2 is for students who completed Level 1 with the program or who have had at least a few lessons on the instrument.

The group instruction schedule is below. Classes for Session 2 begin the week of March 20 and run through the week of April 24, 2017.

Session 2 CMP Classes:
Beginning Group Piano (Level 1) for Grades 1-6
Tuesdays 5 p.m. or Wednesdays 5 p.m.
Beginning Group Piano (Level 2) for Grades 1-6
Tuesdays 6 p.m. or Wednesdays 6 p.m.
Beginning Group Piano for Adults
Thursday 6 p.m. (Level 1)
Thursday 7 p.m. (Level 2)
Beginning Group Guitar (Level 1) for High School Students
Wednesday at 6 p.m.
Beginning Group Guitar (Level 1) for Adults
Wednesday at 7 p.m.

Private applied lessons are also available in voice and a variety of instruments. We offer high quality instruction, flexible scheduling and affordable fees. For class and ensemble options, and to view details and/or register for one of our upcoming group sessions, visit the CMP site.

Through UT’s partnership with BeInstrumental, scholarships for students in elementary through high school are available for those who qualify. These scholarships are for the group lessons only. To see if your student qualifies, visit the or contact BeInstrumental at 419.297.6971.

Visit the UT Department of Music Community Music Program web site at

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