Private Lessons

Students involved in the W.O. Smith private lesson program are offered one-on-one instruction once a week with a qualified volunteer teacher.  Instruction is offered in the following instruments:

  • piano
  • guitar and bass
  • drums and percussion
  • brass instruments
  • woodwind instruments
  • strings orchestra instruments
  • voice


Generally, volunteer private teachers donate an hour of their time per week, teaching two students for 30 minutes each.  If you are interested in volunteering as a piano teacher at the W.O. Smith Music School, please complete the form below and we will contact you concerning a teacher orientation.


Students must be between the ages of 9-18.  Students must be proficient in reading music OR must have completed the Basic Musicianship class at W.O. Smith.


Private lessons are offered during school hours, Monday through Thursday from 10:00 am–6:30 pm and Saturday 9:00 am–12:00 noon, and they are based on the schedules of the participating student and his or her teacher.


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