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​Private Instruction

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Hundreds of music students come to the Performing Arts Academy each week to expand their musical ambitions. Under the guidance of our degreed and caring faculty, our students’ talents are nurtured in a creative and safe environment. When a student enrolls with the Performing Arts Academy, they receive more than just private lessons. They receive:

    • instruction by an Academy faculty instructor who helps meet their musical needs and desires
    • an opportunity to perform in our recitals set in our beautiful Petree Recital Hall
    • an opportunity to attend special Academy recitals, master classes and workshops
    • a warm and friendly environment inside one of the nation’s most respected music school

Areas of Study


The Academy teaches a classical voice technique. Instructors work on breathing, posture, placement, developing a pleasing tone, scales, diction and repertoire. Students will study age and ability appropriate music in classical, folk and music theater repertoire.

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For students of all levels, instructors work on basic keyboard skills (scales, chords, rhythm), sight reading and basic music theory. Instructors tailor a program to each student’s needs whether they are a young or adult beginner or preparing to study music in college.


Includes violin, cello, viola and guitar. The focus is classical technique, scales, finger positions and repertoire. Violin, viola and cello students may audition to join our chamber orchestra, Academy Sinfonia. Harp students must have prerequisite study in piano.


Instruction in trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba and euphonium includes scales, breathing exercises, technique and finger positioning.


Instruction includes rhythm, sight-reading and basic music theory for traditional percussion instruments and drum set.

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Click here to request information about our private lesson program

Click here to download the Private Instruction Registration Form

Join the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra!

If you are interested in taking your training to the next level, consider joining the Oklahoma Youth Orchestra! Follow the link below for more information.

Oklahoma Youth Orchestra - Outstanding Students - Amazing Music