Music Lessons and Classes

Find your voice at Gifted Music School. Individual music lessons are available on 12 instruments, including voice, composition, and music theory. In addition, we offer lessons and classes online or in-person at our campus in Salt Lake City, Utah. Browse our current offerings below and use our registration form or contact us to get started.
 

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Private Lesson Packages

Our world-class teachers understand that every student is an individual with personal musical needs and goals. We inspire pre-college students to foster a lifelong love of music in a learning environment filled with enthusiasm and enjoyment. From casual learning to advanced coaching, our instructors are ready to help you achieve your musical goals and have fun doing it. 
 
We offer music lessons for piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, voice, guitar, and ukulele. Our Suzuki Program provides comprehensive music lesson packages for young violin, viola, cello, bass, and flute students.

 

Suzuki Strings Program

Tuition includes ten group classes, a solo recital with rehearsal and piano accompaniment, juries, performance opportunities, SAU annual membership, free admission to masterclasses and other instructional events, access to special discounts, and more.

Lesson Length Fall Semester Tuition (15 Lessons) Spring Semester Tuition (17 Lessons)
     
30 minutes $750 - $923 $850 - $1046
45 minutes $1125 - $1384 $1275 - $1568
60 minutes $1500 - $1845 $1700 - $2091
90 minutes $2250 - $2768 $2550 - $3137

 

Piano Department

Tuition includes four performance classes, a solo recital with rehearsal, per-semester juries, performance opportunities, free admission to masterclasses and other instructional events, access to special discounts, and more.

Lesson Length Fall Semester Tuition (15 Lessons) Spring Semester Tuition (17 Lessons)
     
30 minutes $750 - $923
$850 - $1046
45 minutes $1125 - $1384 $1275 - $1568
60 minutes $1500 - $1845 $1700 - $2091
90 minutes $2250 - $2768 $2550 - $3137

 

Woodwind, Brass, Voice, and Guitar Departments

Tuition includes four group classes, a solo recital with rehearsal, yearly juries, performance opportunities, free admission to masterclasses and other instructional events, access to special discounts, and more.

Lesson Length Fall Semester Tuition (15 Lessons) Spring Semester Tuition (17 Lessons)
     
30 minutes $713 - $885 $808 - $1003
45 minutes $1069 - $1328 $1212- $1505
60 minutes $1425 - $1770 $1615- $2006
90 minutes $2138 - $2655 $2423- $3009

 

Adults ages 18+

Tuition includes private lessons only 

Lesson Length Fall Semester Tuition (15 Lessons) Spring Semester Tuition (17 Lessons)
     
30 minutes $675- $825 $765 - $935
45 minutes $1013 - $1238 $1148- $1403
60 minutes $1350 - $1650 $1530- $1870
90 minutes $1395 - $1705 $1575- $1925

 

Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about need-based scholarships at Gifted Music School. General questions may be directed to Preparatory Director Susan Andersen at sandersen@giftedmusicschool.org.

 

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Music Foundations Preschool

Tuition for GMS Lesson Students
Tuition for All Others
   
$153/semester $180/semester
   
Music Foundations classes offer young children a wonderful opportunity to foster and deepen their blossoming music skills in an engaging and age-appropriate way. Music Foundations classes are taught by early childhood music educators with specialized training and who are practicing musicians. Children use their whole bodies to engage actively in music-making. They develop strength and coordination, balance, and a sense of their bodies in space. Activities are designed to engage fine and gross motor skills and reinforce fundamental coordination and cross-cerebral movements.

 

Course Details
   
Instructor(s)
 
Katherine Baird and Kimberly Marsden
Meets

 

Saturdays at 11:00 
Duration 45 minutes
Length 10 weeks
Starts August 22, 2024
Ends December 5, 2024
Age Range 2 to 5
Location On Campus (In-Person)
   

 

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Chamber Music

Tuition for GMS Lesson Students
Tuition for All Others
   
$298/semester $350/semester
   
The study of chamber music allows students to work together through focused activity and shared goals, giving each member a chance to develop listening skills, musical sensitivity, and group dynamics. Students will participate in a structured high-level chamber ensemble where they will be coached weekly by a member of our Gifted Music School faculty, as well as a weekly rehearsal. Chamber music develops valuable ensemble skills while fostering camaraderie and friendship. Groups are placed based on skill level and age. Submit your audition tape by August 17, 2024. 

 

Course Details
   
Instructor(s) Assigned after auditions
Meets Scheduled according to coach and group availability
Duration 90 minutes
Length 12 weeks
Starts Week of September 10, 2024
Ends November 22, 2024
Age Range 8 to 55+
Participants See Eligibility Information
Materials Fee $20/semester
Location On Campus (In-Person)
   

 

Tuition for GMS Lesson Students
Tuition for All Others
   
$298/semester $350/semester
   

 

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Preparatory Chorus

Tuition for GMS Lesson Students
Tuition for All Others
   
$140/semester $165/semester
   
The Preparatory Chorus is open to singers ages 6-9, who have little or no former singing experience, through placement audition. Singers will learn the fundamentals of healthy vocal production, develop underlying skills necessary for part independence in ensemble singing, build confidence, and explore their voices within developmentally-appropriate vocal activities and repertoire. Students perform in two concerts per year. Students must have text-reading ability.
 
Dr. Sarah Houghton holds an MA from New York University, a DMA in Music Education from Boston University, and has most recently worked as Director of Children's Choruses at the prestigious New England Conservatory, in Boston. She is looking forward to building a vibrant choral program at the Gifted Music School.
 

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Course Details
   
Instructor(s) Dr. Sarah Houghton
Meets Fridays at 5:00 p.m.
Duration 30 minutes
Length 15 weeks
Starts August 23, 2024
Ends December 13, 2024
Age Range 6 to 9
Music Fee $20/semester
Location On Campus (In-Person)
   

 

Children's Chorus

 

Tuition for GMS Lesson Students
Tuition for All Others
   
$280/semester $330/semester
   

The Children's Chorus is open to singers ages 8-14, who have little or no former choral experience, through placement audition. Singers will learn the fundamentals of healthy vocal production, and aural, part- independence, notation-reading, and ensemble skills; there is a special emphasis on learning audiation (i.e., to hear and understand music in the brain) skills and the development of autonomous musicians. Through developmentally appropriate vocal activities and repertoire, singers learn music in unison and multi-part voicing and a variety of musical styles and languages. Students perform in two concerts per year, in the fall and spring. All choristers must have text-reading ability.

Dr. Sarah Houghton holds an MA from New York University, a DMA in Music Education from Boston University, and has most recently worked as Director of Children's Choruses at the prestigious New England Conservatory, in Boston. She is looking forward to building a vibrant choral program at the Gifted Music School.

 

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Course Details
   
Instructor(s) Dr. Sarah Houghton
Meets Fridays at 4:00 p.m.
Duration 60 minutes
Length 15 weeks
Starts August 23, 2024
Ends December 13, 2024
Age Range 8 to 14
Music Fee $20/semester
Location On Campus (In-Person)
   

 

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