Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Develop a lifelong passion for music! The Community Music School offers private music instruction in a variety of instruments and subjects. Scroll down to see all our instruments, subjects, and faculty.

Registration is now open for private lessons! Lessons with most teachers can begin the week of Sept. 11. Some will begin as early as September 5

New student or looking for a new teacher? Fill out the Private Lesson Inquiry Form, a great first step to help us match you with a teacher who suits your schedule and interests!

  • Private lessons can be held in person at the Broyhill Music Center in Boone, NC or online from any location. 
  • Visit our Registration Page to see complete details about lessons.



$25.00 per 30 minutes

 $35.00 per 45 minutes 

$45.00 per hour 


$35.00 per 30 minutes

 $45.00 per 45 minutes 

$55.00 per hour


$45.00 per 30 minutes

$65.00 per 45 minutes

$80.00 per hour

  • Each instructor's pay rate (Apprentice, Master, or Professional) is listed above their bio. Pricing is based on the instructor's training and experience. 
  • One $25 registration fee will be added in checkout. 
  • New Parking Pass Requirements: Please see the Parking and Directions page for parking pass pricing and free alternatives.  
  • Tuition assistance may be available towards CMS lessons. The application is within the private lesson registration form. See our Registration Page for complete information about tuition assistance.

Getting Started

  1. See our instruments and teachers below, then fill out the Private Lesson Inquiry Form to let us know which teacher you'd like to connect with! We can also recommend a teacher for you. You can also contact us at
  2. Discuss your interests, lesson time, and format (in person or online) with your teacher.  
  3. Visit our Registration Page to complete your registration and payment. Tuition assistance, if desired, can be applied for in the final step. Registration will open at the end of August. Returning CMS students will be notified by email. 





 Guitar and Ukulele