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Virtual lessons

15, 30, 45 or 60min

general Info:

Between shifting school activities, busy travel schedules and social distancing, in-person lessons are not always a possibility. Since 2020, Tone Academy instructors have shown that virtual lessons are NOT inferior to in-person lessons, and in many cases, can provide families with more flexibility during the busy school year. 

By making sure every teacher has quality equipment for clear communication and that every student receives both electronic and physical practice materials, our students never miss a beat... or a lesson.  

15, 30, 45, and 60 minute lessons are available
Trial lessons are $25

Virtual Group

Virtual Group Classes
This Fall, students attending classes virtually will have even more opportunities to share music together:

Music Reading - Beginning and Intermediate Level 
A common misconception about the Suzuki Method is that students never learn to read music.  Learning music notation is an essential skill for all Tone Academy students, but the frustration (and boredom!) associated with learning to read doesn't happen in our virtual group classes.  

Jazz History, Composing, and Improvisation - Section 1 & 2
The jazz genre provides an opportunity to learn music theory, improvisation, and to discover more about the history and contributors to American Jazz music. The class includes some playing, some writing and lots of listening to outstanding live and recorded performances.  The group class also focuses on introducing many Musicians of Color who helped birth, shape and develop the genres foundational to all modern musicians.  in Section 2, students will investigate how American Jazz music was just the beginning to everything we call rock, pop, funk, and hip-hop today.  By the end of the semester, they'll be ready to step up to the mic with their own songs and record on professional studio equipment.

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Broadway & Pop Songwriting
Taught by current Broadway performers and composers, students in this group class will take center stage with their own songs!  By the end of the semester, they'll be ready to step up to the mic with their own songs and record on professional studio equipment.  Students can also look forward to special guest singers and songwriters for both in-person and virtual classes.e

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Tips for Virtual Lesson Success!

  • Make sure to take 5 minutes before your scheduled lesson time to test your internet connection. Keep the power cable handy just in case!


  • Setup a lesson space in your home away from distractions and noises.


  • Have your music and folder out and ready to go

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