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Lesson Availability and Locations
Lessons are offered weekdays, 10AM-9PM, and Saturday mornings.

Piano, drum, and percussion lessons are offered at our studio in Windsor Terrace. Teachers are also able to travel to students’ homes for lessons.

Play Music primarily serves Brooklyn and Manhattan. However, we do have teachers in Staten Island, Queens, and the Bronx. Tuition rates vary.

Music Instruments
Some instruments may not be suitable for young students, please email info@playmusicnyc.org for more info.

Piano, Drums, Percussion, Voice, Vibraphone, Marimba, Harp

Age Requirements
We offer lessons to age 3 and up. Our oldest students are in their seventies, so it’s never too late to start.

 

Adult Lessons
Adult lessons are 60 minutes each and are sold in packages of 4, 6, & 8. Scheduling is flexible and determined by student and teacher.

Adult Lesson Rates a la carte

# of Lessons Tuition
4 lessons $360
6 lessons $540
8 lessons $720

*rates vary by location

Enrollment
Enrollment in lessons is a commitment for the school year (Sept 8-Jun 14).  Over the 10 months, students receive 34 lessons, about 1 lesson per week. Play Music observes all major holidays, see calendar for details.

To enroll in lessons, a tuition deposit plus first month’s tuition payment is due by the first lesson.  The deposit is non-refundable and will be used to pay for the final tuition payment.

Students can enroll any time during the school year.  If starting mid-month, students pay the first month pro-rated plus a tuition deposit.

Lesson Tuition

Lesson Type Recommended Age Lesson Time Monthly Tuition
Parent and Child 3-4 30 minutes $180
Pre-K Lessons 5-6 30 minutes $180
Elementary Lessons 7-10 yrs. 45 minutes $270
Teen/Adult Lessons 11 yrs. and up 60 minutes $324

*rates vary by location

Discounts
Discounts are available for families with more than 2 children enrolled and Park Slope Parent members and for students who refer their friends.

Email info@playmusicnyc.org for more info.

Trial Lessons
Trial lessons are offered to new students. Prices vary by location. Click here to sign up for a trial lesson.

Payments
Teachers do not accept payments. Instead, invoices are sent out to students.

We accept checks and all major credit cards.  Cash payments are accepted only at the office, in person.  Checks should be made payable to: Inner Arts Initiative, Inc.

Studio Location
Our office is located at 644 20th Street #1 Brooklyn, NY 11218.  All lessons and classes are by appointment only. Email info@playmusicnyc.org for availability.

Directions from the F/G train at Ft. Hamilton Pkwy:

  • Exit Prospect/Greenwood.
  • Walk up Prospect towards Vanderbilt, left at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt becomes 18th Street
  • Walk up 18th Street along the Prospect Expwy.
  • Left onto Seeley Street.
  • Left onto 20th street. Play Music studio is located at 644 20th Street #1 Brooklyn, NY 11218. Between Seeley and Vanderbilt.