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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT INSTRUMENT DO YOU TEACH?

  • We teach private, one-on-one lessons to students ages 4 and up.

  • We teach piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, viola, cello, flute, and clarinet. We are constantly expanding our offerings and may have new instructors and instruments added to our services.

DO YOU OFFER IN-PERSON / VIRTUAL LESSONS?

  • We offer in-person, virtual and hybrid lessons.

HOW LONG ARE THE LESSONS AND HOW OFTEN DO LESSONS TAKE PLACE?

  • We offer private lessons for 30 minutes, 45 minutes, or 60 minutes in length. Most of our students take lessons once a week. For faster progress, some students choose to take lessons twice weekly. Your teacher can discuss this option with you based on your goals.

CAN I SCHEDULE A TRIAL LESSON BEFORE SIGNING UP?

  • Absolutely! We offer a FREE trial lesson. You will have the opportunity to meet your instructor and learn about our programs before you decide to sign up with us.

  • Schedule your FREE trial lesson, please click HERE.

HOW MUCH DO LESSONS COST?

Your first lesson is FREE. Sign up for a trial lesson now!

  • 30-minute weekly private lessons – $156 per month

  • 45-minute weekly private lessons – $234 per month

  • 60-minute weekly private lessons – $312 per month

  • One time Registration Fee for NEW students – $40

WHAT IS MY COMMITMENT WHEN I REGISTER?

  • Lessons are on a month-to-month basis and we don’t require a long-term commitment. Many of our students choose to stay with us for years!

HOW DO YOU COLLECT MEMBERSHIP TUITION?

  • For your convenience, our membership tuition is collected through autopay. This form of payment limits the need to keep track of payments or missing a payment. This also prevents you from having to pay a late fee.

DO YOU HAVE PERFORMANCE OPPORTUNITIES?

  • We offer recitals twice a year in June and in December. Our students get to show off their skills in style as they have the opportunity to perform on a stage. Recitals are usually held at a local church or concert venue. Trophies and certificates are presented. Admission is free, you can invite as many families and friends as you wish!

DO I NEED TO HAVE MY OWN INSTRUMENT?

  • You don't need to have an instrument to get started!* In fact, you can think of AMA as your music concierge service. When you get enrolled with us, we're here to provide you with our best recommendations of instruments that will fit within your budget, so whether you're testing the waters to see if the kiddos will stick with it, or you're ready to go pro, we can help guide you through the buying process.

WHERE ARE YOU LOCATED?

  • We currently have 2 locations for you to choose from. For your convenience, you can schedule lessons or make-ups at either of our locations.  

  • Glendora Location:

  • 1200 E Route 66 Suite 112, Glendora, CA 91740

  • Rancho Cucamonga Location:

  • 11458 Kenyon Way , Suite130, Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91701

DO I NEED TO PURCHASE BOOKS OR OTHER MATERIALS IN ORDER TO ATTEND MY LESSONS

  • Yes. We use books for our lessons. You can purchase from us, online or any store of your choice.

CAN I OBSERVE MY CHILD'S LESSONS?

  • Yes. We encourage our parents to observe lessons in the room, or through an observation window.

ARE YOUR INSTRUCTORS QUALIFIED?

  • We hire the absolute best professional and university trained music teachers who all hold Bachelor, Masters or Doctorate degrees in Music, Pedagogy and/or early childhood development. Our teachers are fun, engaging and caring. They tailor each lesson to the student based on their level and ability to make their experience fun and positive.

It’s never too late to learn how to play!

We welcome beginners and all levels no matter what age!

Where to find us

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Applause Music Academy provides Music Lessons and Classes to students of all Ages and Levels of Ability. To offer you easy access to our services, we have convenient locations in Glendora and in Rancho Cucamonga. We specialize in tailoring our instruction to your individual strengths to help you progress quickly and reach your goals.

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