Private Music Lessons

The Carr Center is proud to offer private music lessons to local students who are aspiring young musicians. There is no better example of the Carr Center’s mission to inspire, entertain, challenge and educate, than in our new one-on-one student lessons.

We know private instruction is important not only for supporting the development of technical skills, but also supporting self-motivation and self-direction in young artists. One-on-one instruction with musicians who live and work in this community can significantly enhance a young artist’s motivation and enjoyment of the music. One-on-one instruction can also help students to better compete for entry into specialized music or arts programs during their secondary and collegiate education or to pursue music as a career.

The Carr Center Arts Academy at our Plymouth Educational Center community hub is looking for students between the 8th grade and 12th grade for instruction in:

  • Keyboards/piano
  • Drums/Percussion
  • Strings
  • Brass (trumpet, trombone)
  • Wind instruments (saxophones, flute, clarinet)
  • Voice

Our private instruction focus will be supportive of, not competitive with other music instruction or school programs. Individual lessons can be specifically structured to a student’s ability level and allow him or her to move at a pace that is most comfortable so each student can gain the most from instruction. Students are welcome to bring pieces or arrangements they are currently working on as well as be introduced to new music that will strengthen their ability and their confidence.

The lessons run October 2017 through May 2018
The first of 2 ten lesson sessions runs through December 16th (with no class over Thanksgiving weekend.)

Tuition is $350 per each ten lessons session. Limited partial scholarship assistance available.

Lessons will be given Tuesday 4 – 8 p.m.; Thursday 4 – 8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.


The Carr Center Arts Academy at Plymouth Educational Center
1460 E. Forest Ave, Detroit, MI

How to apply:

Call 313.965-8430 or email for more information.

Space is limited. Complete the registration form to sign up today!



The CARR Center
4750 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48201
(313) 965-8430


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