Private Music Lessons

Private music lessons, or one-to-one music lessons, are instructed within a curriculum that supports structure, balance and flexibility for our students. We focus on a well-rounded music education for each student and tailor instructional methods to meet the needs of each student.

Award-Winning Music Lessons

Students of Music Notes Academy have been accepted into Jazz Bands, Marching Bands, Region Bands, All-State Bands and have won competitions, performed as soloists, recorded in recording studios and have gone on to study music collegiately. As a music school, we won SBDC’s NJ Small Business Success Award in 2012. We are still very proud of this award.

East Brunswick Academy

Our East Brunswick music school offers one-to-one music lessons in piano, voice, guitar, bass guitar, drum, drum set, percussion, violin, viola, cello, saxophone, trumpet, clarinet, flute, music theory and music composition. Available for young children, adolescents and adults, we have group music classes in String Quartets, Musical Theater Workshops, Rock Bands and Percussion Ensembles throughout the school year and Summer.

Whitehouse Station Academy

Our Whitehouse Station Academy is located within Whitehouse Preparatory School, located on Route 22 East in Whitehouse Station, NJ (right across from Polar Cub Ice Cream). One-to-One Piano and Guitar lessons are available with our 2012 award-winning music teacher and Director of Education, Mr. Stephen Agnew. Students of all ages, children through adults, can learn music with us in Whitehouse Station.

Whitehouse Station Academy

Program 4 East Brunswick

  • Private Music Lessons, one-to-one, with a degreed music teacher
  • School Year and/or Summer
  • 30-Min, 45-Min, 60-Min or 75-Min weekly lessons
  • Student learns music comprehensively
    • Music Reading
    • Music Theory
    • Musicianship Skills
    • Instrument & Performance Techniques
  • Classical, Jazz & Popular Repertoire & Songs
  • Winter Concerts, Spring Student Recitals, Saturday Concert Series
  • backbeat Music Festival
    • Performance Evaluations/Assessments
    • Music Theory Test
  • backbeat Group Make-Up Classes available for student absences
  • Adult Student/Parent receives our backstage Pass for referrals
    • Save 10% on upcoming tuition
  • Practicing, as recommended by our teachers, is required at home
  • Expect to spend about $40-$60 on music books and sheet music per school year
Whitehouse Station Academy

Program 4 Whitehouse Station

  • Private Music Lessons occur within Whitehouse Preparatory School, on Route 22 East, in Whitehouse Station
  • One-To-One music instruction with a degreed music teacher
  • 30-Min, 45-Min, 60-Min or 75-Min weekly lessons
  • Student learns music comprehensively
    • Music Reading
    • Music Theory
    • Musicianship Skills
    • Instrument & Performance Techniques
    • Classical, Jazz & Popular Repertoire & Songs
  • Student is eligible for our Winter Concerts, Spring Student Recitals & Saturday Concert Series
  • Student is eligible for our backbeat Music Festival & MAMTG Music Festival
  • backbeat Group Make-Up Classes at our East Brunswick Academy for student absences
  • Adult Student/Parent receives our backstage Pass for referrals
    • Save 10% on upcoming tuition
  • Practicing, as recommended by the teacher, is required at home
  • Expect to spend between $40-$60 on music books for the school year

Music Classes at Whitehouse Station

One-to-One private piano lessons for all levels of ability and all styles of music, including classical, rock, pop and jazz. Students are taught using a comprehensive curriculum, including reading music, music theory and musicianship skills, instrument techniques and performance repertoire and songs. Student must have an instrument at home, for practicing, and will need to purchase music books.

One-to-One private guitar lessons for all levels of ability and all styles of music, including classical, rock, pop and jazz. Students are taught using a comprehensive curriculum, including reading music, music theory and musicianship skills, instrument techniques and performance repertoire and songs. Student must have an instrument at home, for practicing, and will need to purchase music books.

Learn the basics of rock guitar, including playing chords, soloing and creating various rock guitar tones. Prerequisites – At least 2 years of playing guitar, ability to read standard notation and play basic chords. Upon successful completion, students would be eligible to join our Rock Band classes, offered at our East Brunswick Academy. Electric guitar and amp are required for class and home practicing. $599/Semester

Learn how to use synths, drum machines, effects modules and mixers to produce music. Students will have hands-on experience using classic hardware by manufactures including Roland, Yamaha, Lexicon and Boss. Basic keyboard skills strongly recommended. $599/Semester

Students will develop musicianship skills including note-reading, ear-training and transcribing music while also learning the theory behind musical concepts such as scales, intervals and chords. Prerequisite – At least two years playing an instrument. $599/Semester

Students will further build upon all the skills covered in the Basic Musicianship & Theory Classes. Prerequisite – Basic Musicianship & Theory Class or successful completion of a music theory assessment. $599/Semester

Students will learn to play simple songs and strum basic chords on the ukulele. No prior musical experience necessary. Students must own a ukulele (we can help with this). Parents and students can attend this class together! $599/Semester

Great for teachers, parents or any other adults interested in picking up the ukulele. No musical knowledge or experience necessary. Students must own a ukulele (we can help with this). $599/Semester

Performance PLUS Certificate Program

  • East Brunswick or Whitehouse Station Academy
  • One-to-One, private music lessons with a degreed staff teacher
  • 30-Min, 45-Min, 60-Min or 75-Min weekly lessons
    • Students ages 4-7, 30-Mins
    • Students ages 8-18, 45-Mins or 60-Mins
    • Students ages 18 and older, 60-Mins or 75-Mins
  • Students learn music comprehensively
    • Music Reading
    • Music Theory & Musicianship Skills
    • Instrument & Performance Techniques
    • Classical, Jazz & Popular Repertoire & Songs
  • Student is included in our Winter Concerts & Spring Student Recitals
  • Student is included in our Saturday Concert Series
  • Student is included in our backbeat Music Festival
    • Performance Evaluation
    • Music Theory Testing
  • backbeat Group Music Classes available for student absences
  • Student is eligible for one private make-up lesson per school year
  • Adult Student/Parent receives our backstage Pass for referrals
    • Save 10% on upcoming monthly tuition
  • Expect to spend between $40-$60 on music books and sheet music for the school year
  • Student receives school year evaluation, with grade, in June
  • Student receives Certificate of Completion, in June
  • Tuition starts at $216 per month. By acceptance only. Contact us for details.

Ready for private music lessons with Music Notes?

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