Online Learning for Adults

Online Private Lesson Study

Ages: All ages

Cost: Click here for our Prices and Teaching Schedule. Private lesson rates are prorated to allow students to start at any point in the year.

Instructors: Click here to learn more about our professional instructors.

Private lessons are offered through the Zoom app with additional material shared through Dropbox. Students of SAM work closely with their teacher to meet their personal goals. Teachers can help students develop sound technique, explore a range of genres, or pursue classical training through the Royal Conservatory of Music. Lessons will be tailored to explore each student’s strengths, overcome their challenges, and advance at their individual pace. Please contact us to book a private lesson.

How it works: 

1. Contact a SAM administrator to register. 

2. Students will receive a link to connect them to their weekly zoom lesson. 

3. Download the zoom app then click on your link at your scheduled lesson time.


Online Course: Piano Skills for Adults- Video Content + Live Zoom Check-ins

Ages: Adult

Zoom check in time: Thursdays at 1:30-2:30, April 25th - June 11th

Cost: $185 (includes book)

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: A skills development class for adults! All levels welcome in this class, from complete beginners to more advanced players looking for more support and guided practice. Students will review the basics of sight reading, interval identification, keyboard theory and chording. More advanced students will receive guidance and further resources to take your playing to the next level, or to explore other styles and techniques. With an hour each week of dedicated guided practice, you will find yourself able to excel more quickly at this cornerstone of musical instruments.This course is a combination of instructional video content and live zoom instruction. 

Required Resource: Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course, Level 1 (Included in cost of course)

How it works: 

1.Register online by completing this form

2. You will receive an invoice in your email. Please complete the payment using a credit card. 

3. You will receive a link and password to access your instructional video content.

4. Use your online lessons to practice as often as you like for up to 10 weeks!

5. You will receive a zoom link to connect you to your weekly zoom check in.

6. Download the zoom app and click the link at your weekly class time. 


Online Course: Beginner Guitar for Adults- Video Content + Live Zoom Check-ins

Ages: Adult

Zoom check in time: Mondays 1:30-2:30pm, April 20th - June 8th

Cost: $185 (includes book)

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: An introduction to the guitar and does not require any previous experience. Students will learn picking, strumming, and reading of basic notation. This course focuses on reading notation on the guitar and slowly developing fine motor skills needed to play individual strings and chord shapes with healthy technique. It offers a solid foundation for the absolute beginner looking to musically train their fingers and their mind, setting them up to tackle any style or genre of guitar going forward. Students need to provide their own guitar. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you need help sourcing an instrument. Book delivery available by mail or door drop off. 

Required Resource: Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1 (Included in cost of course)

How it works: 

1.Register online by completing this form

2. You will receive an invoice in your email. Please complete the payment using a credit card. 

3. You will receive a link and password to access your instructional video content.

4. Use your online lessons to practice as often as you like for up to 10 weeks!

5. You will receive a zoom link to connect you to your weekly zoom check in.

6. Download the zoom app and click the link at your weekly class time. 


Online Course: Beginner Ukulele for Adults- Video Content + Live Zoom Check-ins

Ages: Adult

Zoom check in time: Mondays 6:45 - 7:45pm, April 20th - June 8th

Cost: $185 (includes book)

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: This class is a fun introduction to playing the ukulele! Beginners will learn basic strumming and picking techniques and will build their repertoire of simple songs. Students are required to provide their own ukulele. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you need help purchasing an instrument. Book delivery available by mail or door drop off. 

Required Resource: Essential Elements for Ukulele Book 1 (Included in cost of course)

How it works: 

1.Register online by completing this form

2. You will receive an invoice in your email. Please complete the payment using a credit card. 

3. You will receive a link and password to access your instructional video content.

4. Use your online lessons to practice as often as you like for up to 10 weeks!

5. You will receive a zoom link to connect you to your weekly zoom check in.

6. Download the zoom app and click the link at your weekly class time. 


Live Zoom Class: Creation and Composition

Ages: Adult

Zoom check in time: Fridays, 8:00 - 9:00 pm, April 24th - June 12th

Cost: $175 

Instructor: Max Konyi

Course Description: Learn the fundamentals of composition as a path to improvisation. This 8-week course will demystify the workings of keys, chords, basslines and melodies, bringing you increased confidence and freedom while improvising. Through creating mini-compositions, you will become familiar with the underlying logic behind chord progressions and melodies. This process reveals useful pathways for both melodic and harmonic improvisation. Any instrument capable of playing chords is perfectly suited for this course.

How it works: 

1.Register online by completing this form

2. You will receive an invoice in your email. Please complete the payment using a credit card. 

3. You will receive a zoom link to connect you to your weekly zoom check in.

4. Download the zoom app and click the link at your weekly class time.