When it comes to music instruction, APCA provides students at any level of development or ability the opportunity for music study. Our faculty gives skilled, individualized instruction at every level. We offer courses for piano, violin/viola, cello, classical and acoustic guitar, electric guitar, saxophone, flute, clarinet, oboe, bassoon and vocal training. Scroll down to view a short video on the benefits derived when learning an instrument.

Classes are held in Clinton, NY

Private lessons are offered on all popular instruments and voice. We have found that private one-on-one instruction allows students to progress at their own pace and gain the best understanding of musical techniques. Students can start private lessons as young as 5 years old. Students can start private lessons any time of the year or month, so there's no need to wait to get started. A variety of styles are taught such as pop, jazz, rock and classical.

Private Lesson Pricing

Classes can begin at anytime of the year! New students at the APCA must enroll for a minimum of 8 private sessions and tuition must be paid in full.

Private 1/2 hour lesson
$27.00 per student

Private 1-hour lesson
$54.00 per student

Registration Fee

Please note that there is a registration fee for every academic year (September-June).

Piano Studies
- Individual fee $35.00
- Family fee $55.00

All other instruments
- Individual fee $20.00
- Family fee $40.00

Referral Program

To reward clients for their support and loyalty, a $10.00 credit will be applied to your account for each student referred by you who registers with us. The credit will be reflected on your account at the Academy approximately 30 days after your referral registers. You may use these credits towards your tuition payment or receive a check at the completion of a semester based on APCA's academic calender.

“At Home” with APCA

-In-home PIANO Lessons -

Each private lesson is scheduled for 60 minutes, weekly. Lesson times are available for after school hours Monday-Friday and weekends too.

Benefits of "At Home" Instruction with APCA:
Convenience of no travel You or your child can learn in the comfort of your own home! Weekend lesson times that will not conflict with weekday school and after school activities. Quality music/voice instruction offered by a reputable organization working with experienced instructors.

Referral Discount
Earn a $10 credit for every student you recommend and who registers for either our "At Home" division and/or for classes at our main location.

There are many benefits to signing up for At-Home instruction with APCA. We offer weekend lesson times, as well as the opportunity for you or your child to learn from the comfort of your home! Click here to learn more about our At Home program and how it can meet your unique needs!

"At Home" Lesson Prices

*$240.00 for 4-60 mins lessons
*Additional mileage fees may apply for locations that are further. Please call to inquire. Books and educational supplies are additional.

Lesson Packages
Mimimum package is 4 weeks. Packages must be purchased in advanced. Cash or check payments accepted only. Discount pricing is available if longer packages are purchased.

Piano lessons will require an instrument that student can be instructed on. At the minimum a keyboard is acceptable-full size and having at least 66 keys. A stand is preferable and optimized placememt of the instrument within a quiet environment is appreciated. Special discounts for any additional classes or workshops held at APCA facility in Clinton, NY.

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