Online Learning for Kids and Teens

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.


Live Zoom Course: Early Musicianship

Ages: 4-6

Saturdays, 10:00 - 10:30, Apr. 25 - Jun. 13

Cost: $115

Instructor: Melissa Braun

Course Description: This class is perfect for young children who love to sing and dance, or who would like to get a head start on the skills needed for private lessons later on. Early Musicianship classes are designed at SAM to form a strong foundation for future music study and enjoyment. Children in this class will have fun developing their sense of pitch and rhythm through songs, rhymes, movement, singing games, and exploration of simple percussion sounds. We will listen to various pieces of music and respond with drawing and movement. Children will also be introduced to basic musical notation. 

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 lesson.

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


Live Zoom Course: Centre Stage Acting Class

Ages 6-9: Fridays, 2:00 - 3:00, Apr. 26 - Jun. 12

Cost: $170

Ages 10-13: Fridays, 3:00-4:30, Apr. 26 - Jun. 12

Cost: $260

Ages 14-18: Fridays, 5:30 - 7:00, Apr. 26 - Jun. 12

Cost: $260

Instructor: Michelle Bardach

Take your acting to the next level in this skill building class.  Classwork is a combination of fun and creative games and exercises aimed at honing students skills as a performer as well as script/ monologue work and development.  The focus is on creating believable characters and environments and connecting with your audience. Students will work with voice, movement, focus, theatre etiquette, audition skills and the key elements of storytelling.  

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 lesson.

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


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

Ages: 13-18

Zoom check in time: Thursdays at 7:00 - 7:45pm, April 25th - June 11th

Cost: $185 (includes book)

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: A skills development class for teens! 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. 


Home Study Course: Beginner Piano

Ages: 5-8

Cost: Special Offer - $55 (includes book) (Regular Price -$115)

In light of recent events, we are offering special pricing on home study courses to support home learning and those who are physical distancing.

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: Learn the basics of piano independently online! Experienced instructor Lisa Mullaly introduces young beginners to the piano. Students will learn to play simple songs, and basic notation. Students are required to have access to a piano or keyboard. Please contact us if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Book and instruments available by mail delivery or door drop off. 

Required Resource: Piano Adventures Primer Level Book (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 learning module..

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


Home Study Course: Beginner Ukulele

Ages: 6-10

Cost: Special Offer - $55 (includes book) (Regular Price -$115)

In light of recent events, we are offering special pricing on home study courses to support home learning and those who are physical distancing.

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: Learn the basics of ukulele independently online! Experienced instructor Lisa Mullaly guides total beginners through basic strumming and picking techniques as learners build a repertoire of simple songs. Students are required to own a ukulele. Please contact us if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Book and instruments available by mail delivery or door drop off. 

Required Resource: Hal Leonard Ukulele for Kids 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 lesson modules.

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


Home Study Course: Beginner Guitar for Teens Coming Soon!

Ages: 13 and up

Cost: Special Offer - $55 (includes book) (Regular Price -$115)

In light of recent events, we are offering special pricing on home study courses to support home learning and those who are physical distancing.

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: Learn the basics of guitar independently online! Experienced instructor Lisa Mullaly guides complete beginners through the basics of playing the guitar. Students will learn picking, strumming, and reading of basic notation. Students need to provide their own guitar. Please speak to a SAM administrator if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Book and instruments available by mail and door delivery.

Required Resource: Hal Leonard Guitar 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 lesson modules.

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


Home Study Course: Beginner Ukulele for Teens Coming Soon!

Ages: 13 and up

Cost: Special Offer - $55 (includes book) (Regular Price -$115)

In light of recent events, we are offering special pricing on home study courses to support home learning and those who are physical distancing.

Instructor: Lisa Mullaly

Course Description: Learn the basics of ukulele independently online! Experienced instructor Lisa Mullaly guides total beginners through basic strumming and picking techniques as learners build a repertoire of simple songs. Students are required to own a ukulele. Please contact us if you require assistance purchasing an instrument. Book and instruments available by mail delivery 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 lesson modules.

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