Music Academy Group SessionS

At Summit of Peace Lutheran Church, we offer seasonal group music lessons. This fall, there will be three group sessions: a Ukulele class, a Songwriting class, and a Jam Band session. These sessions are $150 per person for 8-weeks of fun, creative learning as a group. Learn how you or your student can join our fall group sessions below.


REGISTRATION BEGINS JULY 1ST 2018

  • Ukulele Group Session

    Dates: August 21st - October 9th

    Instructor: Amy Buesing

    Day & Time: Tuesday at 5:15pm-6:00pm

    Location: Summit of Peace Lutheran Church - Green Room (upstairs)

    Cost: $150/person

    Minimum Grade: PreK+

    Description: Students will learn chords as well as individual notes on the ukulele. This is a great instrument for children (4+ years) and adults, alike! Students will gain knowledge in basic music theory, and a variety of repertoire from folk, classical, and modern music. Students range from beginner to intermediate.

    Materials RequiredStudents will be required to purchase their own ukulele. Students will also be required to purchase a book, link to be provided by the teacher prior to beginning the session.


  • SongWriting Group Session

    Dates: August 20th - October 8th

    Instructor: Ryan Pontillas

    Day & Time: Monday at 5:15pm-6:00pm

    Location: Summit of Peace Lutheran Church - Light Blue Music Room (basement)

    Cost: $150/person

    Minimum Grade: 6th Grade

    Description: The Songwriting Group Session will teach songwriting and composition techniques that apply to all styles of music. Topics will include melody & harmony, lyric-writing, rhythm & grove, film-scoring, and much more!

    Materials Required: Students will be required to purchase blank sheet music and provide a proper writing utensils for the session.

  • JAM Band Group Session

    Dates: August 23rd - October 11th

    Instructor: Dustin Knock

    Day & Time: Thursday at 5:15-6:00pm

    Location: Summit of Peace Lutheran Church - Sanctuary

    Cost: $150/person

    Minimum Grade: 6th grade

    Description: In this session, students will explore collaborating in a band setting to develop sound and balance. They will learn repertoire/songs as a group with opportunities to demonstrate their new skills and abilities.

    Materials Required: An instrument, paper and pencil.

Music Academy Private Lessons

Our private lessons are offered year-round and are available upon request. To sign up for any of the following private lessons, please contact us here.

 

*Adapted lessons available for students with behavioral, physical, and emotional difficulties in guitar, ukulele, piano, & voice. Minimum age is 4 years old.

  • Clarinet Lessons

    DescriptionClarinet students will gain music notation and theory skills, while learning to play their instrument.  They will learn proper ergonomics with their body, arms, wrists and hand positions, as well as their mouth-embouchure.  Also, sight reading and breathing techniques will be covered.  Students range from beginner to advanced.

    Instructor(s): Anne Kleve

    Minimum Grade: 4th Grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


  • Drum Set Lessons

    DescriptionLooking to expand your drum set and percussion skills? Learn how to read and transcribe music? Maybe learn how to play your favorite tunes? Dustin Knock’s lessons help provide students with in depth one on one instruction. Learn how to play different styles and techniques while improving your confidence.

    Instructor(s): Dustin Knock

    Minimum Grade: 6th Grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


  • Guitar Lessons

    Description: As a registered MTNA and CSMTA member, students will be provided with opportunities to learn music fundamentals in the areas of classical or acoustic guitar. Students will also gain knowledge in music theory, scales, etudes, and recital repertoire. Students range from beginner to intermediate.

    Instructor(s): Amy Buesing

    Minimum Grade: 2nd Grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


  • Piano/Keys Lessons

    DescriptionStudents will be provided with opportunities to learn the FUNdamentals of piano including music theory, scales, recital repertoire and also have the option to learn selected/age appropriate contemporary music. Students range from beginner to advanced.

    Instructor(s): Amy Beusing & Ryan Pontillas

    Minimum Grade: 1st grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


  • Saxophone Lessons

    DescriptionSaxophone students will gain music notation and theory skills, while learning to play their instrument. They will learn proper ergonomics with their body, arms, wrists and hand positions, as well as their mouth-embouchure while learning sight reading and breathing techniques. Styles: Classical to Jazz. Students range from beginner to advanced.

    Instructor(s): Anne Kleve

    Minimum Grade: 4th Grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!

  • Ukulele Lessons

    Description: Students will learn chords as well as individual notes on the ukulele. This is a great instrument for children and adults alike! Students will gain knowledge in basic music theory, and a variety of repertoire from folk, classical and modern music. Students range from beginner to intermediate.

    Instructor(s): Amy Buesing

    Minimum Grade: PreK

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


  • Voice Lessons

    Description: Voice students will learn how to maintain and grow their voice in a healthy way and have fun! Students will gain knowledge in breathing correctly, singing healthily, and singing a variety of repertoire from classical to show tunes to modern music. Students range from beginner to intermediate.

    Instructor(s): Amy Buesing & Katie Runkel

    Minimum Grade: 6th Grade

    Contact us today to sign up for private lessons!


Meet the Teachers

Our talented teachers at Summit of Peace Lutheran Church are wonderful, trained, & experienced instructors in the musical arts. Learn about each of our instructors by clicking on their photo.

  • Amy BUEsing - UkuLele, Guitar, Piano & Voice

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  • Anne Kleve - Clarinet & Saxophone

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  • Dustin knock -

    Jam Band & Drum Set

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  • Katie Runkel - Voice

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  • Ryan Pontillas - Keys & Piano

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