BOP STOP at The Music Settlement is Cleveland's premier listening room: an intimate, acoustically pristine performance venue with sweeping views of Lake Erie.
Our private music lessons - repeatedly voted Best of the East - are individually tailored for each student and build skills in a variety of musical genres from classical to Jazz, rock & pop to folk.
TMS offers year-round, open enrollment for students of any skill level, ages 4 and up, wanting to take private lessons. There is no upper age limit, so it's never too late to learn!
Not sure you're ready? Sign up for a trial! New students may book up to three trial lessons to make sure the fit is right before further commitment. We can match you with a teacher best-suited to help you reach your musical goals. Call 216-421-5806 ext. 100 for details. Generous financial aid and hardship assistance are also available to those who qualify.
Private lesson rates* for the 2022 - 2023 school year
$31.00 / 30-minute lesson
$46.50 / 45-minute lesson
$62.00 / 60-minute lesson
*These are the non-Suzuki Department rates. Returning Suzuki students, please visit our Suzuki page to register for Suzuki lessons.
$10.50 / 30-minutes (Required for most voice lessons and occasionally for instrumental lessons)
The Music Settlement offers private lessons for all band and orchestral instruments, voice, and many rock and folk instruments including:
Electric Bass Guitar
Harp (Grand, Folk/Lever)
Voice (ages 12+)*
Don't see your instrument listed? Call us today at 216-421-5806 ext. 180 to discuss your needs with our team.
*As of January 3, 2022, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required in order to participate in private in-person voice lessons. For more information, please visit https://www.themusicsettlement.org/coronavirus.
Ready to get started with private lessons? Click below to complete our request form. With a little more information about your interests and availability, we will be able to find the best instructor for you!