Online Music LESSONS

Get individual instruction from experienced musicians! Private lessons are available in 30, 45 or 60 minute durations.


In response to the current COVID-19 health crisis and in the interest of keeping our students and teachers safe, we are offering online private lessons with any one of our amazing instructors!


Instruments & Instructors

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ViolinHelen McDermott, Tim Cuffman, Max WolpertAlex Vittal
Viola –  Helen McDermott, Tim Cuffman, Max Wolpert
CelloTrevor Minton, Katarina PliegoKatie Burns
Double Bass – Benjamin de Kock, Katarina Pliego
Mandolin and Ukulele – Stacy Price
GuitarTeague Bechtel, Keith BarnhartStacy Price


Flute Michael Jay Williams, Katy Wherry, Chris Potter
ClarinetKellan TooheyAlyson Agemy
OboeBrittany Bonner, Kim Brody
BassoonDaniel Nester
Saxophone – Alyson Agemy, Jessica Vansteenburg


Trumpet – Don Williams, Michael Winkler


Piano Tamara Goldstein, Carol Rankin, Jamie Wolf, Margaret Patterson, Susan Olenwine


VoiceJamie Wolf,  Kelly Riordan

Music Theory

Music Theory and CompositionTeague Bechtel, Max Wolpert

Japanese Music and Dance

Check out this page to learn more about our exciting new Japanese Music and Dance program!


Check out this page to learn more about our exciting new Songwriting program!

Temporary Instrument Rental Promotion

Looking to rent an instrument? Our friends at HB Woodsongs in Boulder are offering a free month of rent for the next 6 months (expires 2/28/21). As they require a 2 month minimum on their rentals, the offer provides 3 months of rent for the price of 2 months. Click here for a promo code that can be used either online or in-store. Online rentals can be accessed here:

Click here for a coupon that offers 10% off any introductory books for students or teachers. This offer does not expire, and can be used either on the HB Woodsongs online store (accessible through their website) or in-store.

Rocky Ridge Gift Cards


Trial Lesson

Limit one per student per instrument
30 minutes, $25

Private Lessons*

  • 30 minutes – $40.00/Lesson
  • 45 minutes – $58.00/Lesson
  • 60 minutes – $75.00/Lesson

You may enroll any time! 

*Tuition includes monthly First Fridays performance opportunities, complimentary pair of tickets to Music in the Mountains Summer Concert Series at the Rocky Ridge Estes Park campus.

Monthly Billing 

for weekly lessons**
  • 30 minute lessons – $160.00
  • 45 minute lessons – $232.00
  • 60 minute lessons – $300.00

**You are not required to sign up for weekly lessons. We try to be as flexible as possible. If you prefer monthly lessons or a lesson once every two weeks, that is fine as well!


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