Private Lessons

Private lessons are one-on-one with the instructor and are a wonderful way to begin music instruction or improve your skill. No experience is required. All areas of study are open to both children and adult students.

Lessons are scheduled once a week and are available in 30, 45, and 60-minute increments. Instruction is offered year-round through three school-year trimesters plus a summer session. Begin at any time during the year; tuition will be pro-rated for those starting mid-session. Scholarship assistance is available. 

To get started, see registration information. Teachers’ available times vary. Please contact our office for current scheduling information.
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Northeast Iowa School of Music regularly accepts students of the ages listed for each lesson type; occassionally exceptions may be made for younger students with permission of the instructor.

Bass, upright and electric (age 9 & up): Mike Jozefowicz, Robbie Gearhart (online only)

Bassoon (age 9 & up):  Marcia Martin (online only)

Cello (age 9 & up):  Justice Heinold (early learners), Julie Sonne (online only), Kara Tann

Clarinet (age 9 & up): Elaine Erickson, Jill Scheirer

Composition (age 9 & up): Tracey Rush, Luke Flynn

Flute (age 9 & up): Nitshelle Kerstein, Emma Fassbinder

French Horn (age 9 & up): Wendy Hinman

Guitar (age 9 & up): Ray GuerraNick Majesky (online only), Mike Jozefowicz (early learners), Kendra Leik ("gateway guitar")

Percussion, Drum Set (age 9 & up): John GardeMike Jozefowicz (early learners)

Piano (age 6 & up):  Teresa Slade, Laura Bee, Laura ChaseNoah CorneliusPam Crawford, Leslie Appleby, Melanie Paulsen, Patrick JekanowskiKendra Leik (early learners), Jill Scheirer (early learners)

Saxophone (age 9 & up): Emma FassbinderNitshelle Kerstein (early learners)

Trombone, Baritone (age 9 & up): Rod MatthewsMike Jozefowicz (early learners)

Trumpet (age 9 & up): Patrick Jekanowski, Mike Jozefowicz (early learners)

Violin, Viola (age 8 & up): Brianna Tieskotter, Jotham PolashekTracey RushKara Tann

Voice (age 9 & up): Teresa Slade, Noah CorneliusPam CrawfordMike JozefowiczRebecca Lansing, Jill Heitzman, Melanie PaulsenPatrick Jekanowski, Cameron Toups

Ukulele & Banjo (age 9 & up): Mike Jozefowicz


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