Band & Orchestra Lessons In the Comfort Of Your Home

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  • Lessons offered 9am-9pm, 7 days a week
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, passionate teachers
  • Lessons for all ages and skill levels
  • 30-60 minutes sessions
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You know it’s time to get the children started with in-home private music lessons. Maybe the lessons are for you, how about the whole family? You’re smart enough to know that music lessons are important but what about finding a teacher? Do you call a music store? Will their teacher be right for you? Then there’s the getting there; the traffic, hauling the kids back and forth, what about dinner? Yeah – Right! Like that’s going to happen. You don’t need lessons with just any ol’ teacher, especially a task master, intimidating, practice demanding monster that bores students. What you’re looking for is an engaged, fun, well-educated, motivational, big smiling and super excited personality that loves teaching Music. A teacher who makes lessons fun. You already know what you need. You need Lessons in Your Home-the music teachers who come to your home or school to teach fun, private music lessons. Their teachers constantly think of great ways to motivate every student. They turn students into dazzling musicians ready to break out a song and share their talents with the world. Now you’re saying “Hey, this could work” Lessons in your Home teaches piano, guitar, voice, violin, in fact they teach every music instrument you could think of. Getting started is as easy as 1,2,3. 

  1. Give Lessons in your home a call or email
  2. They’ll ask important questions about each student ensuring a teacher that’s best for you 
  3. Schedule and start your lessons. What are you waiting for? Start Lessons now with Lessons in Your Home!

Get Private Band & Orchestra Lessons Across The Nation With Our Teachers

Lessons In Your Home is a tight-knit family of world-class band & orchestra teachers. We’re passionate about helping students take extracurricular band & orchestra lessons to the next level in a fun, personable environment. Our key to success is ensuring the best student/teacher relationship. Our private lessons are done in-home, and our teachers will come to you.

Jason Koenig

Jason, a native South Floridian, is a seasoned guitarist with a musical journey that began at the age of ten. His exceptional talent started gaining recognition when he triumphed in a high school talent show. Well-versed in various musical facets, Jason is a multi-instrumentalist, proficient in piano, bass, d…

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Chris Silver

Instrument(s): Bass Guitar, Guitar

City: Atlanta

Chris has been a part of the music business most of his life both performing and teaching guitar professionally in the Atlanta area for over 30 years.

Chris grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California in the 60’s and early 70’s. He got his first guitar at age 12 and immediately began …

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Payam Vakili

Instrument(s): Piano

City: Houston

From an early age, pianist Payam Vakili has been surrounded by and involved with music. At age 7, he began his musical journey learning the saxophone, and a few years later went on to perform in the Beckendorff Junior High Honor Band. After middle school, however, he decided to switch to the piano to pursue a…

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Jessica Taylor

Instrument(s): Guitar, Piano, Ukulele, Voice

Jessica (Jessie) Taylor is a multi-instrumental music instructor who is excited to share the experience of learning an instrument with her students! She works with a wide variety of ages on guitar, ukulele, voice, and piano and began her own musical journey as a child taking guitar lessons. She recounts so…

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Rose Michel

Instrument(s): Singing, Violin, Voice

Born in Port-au-Prince Haiti, Rose Nadine Michel showed great musical abilities at an early age. She joined the Sainte Trinite Music program at the age of 7, and later joined the Orchestre Philarmonique Sainte Trinite, the premiere Youth orchestra in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. After her primary and secondary st…

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Andrew Villalba

Instrument(s): Drums, Piano

Andrew Villalba is a drummer, music educator, producer, and studio engineer based in Miami, FL. He has been playing the drums since 2008, playing in his first band at the age of 11. Andrew played in both concert and jazz bands in his middle and high school, earning superiors in regional and district performa…

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Shae White

Instrument(s): Flute, Guitar, Piano, Ukulele

City: Dallas

Shae White was born and raised in East Texas and found his musical roots through church and family. Although he came from a family of guitarists, Shae decided to pick up piano at an early age. His teacher was the church pianist and he started playing for church services after a few years and eventually starte…

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HB Wilder

HB Wilder is a guitarist and multi-instrumental music instructor who has taught in DC area schools as well as doing individual instruction.
HB grew up in the DC area and fell in love with the music scene from an early age. Whether they were hauling gear to a show with their friends or jamming out with them …

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Athena Kelley

Instrument(s): Voice

City: Orlando

Athena Kelley, soprano, currently earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Musical Theatre from the University of Central Florida. In addition, she attended The Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York City. Athena has performed numerous lead vocal roles including, Maria (The Sound of Music), Jo March (Little Women), Sa…

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Erik Helmersen

Erik Helmersen is a lifelong resident, musician, and performer of the pacific northwest born and raised in the greater Seattle area. Primarily a teacher of Trombone, Piano, Guitar and Vocals, Erik started playing piano and singing at a very young age. He was never asked if music was something he was intereste…

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The Benefits of Learning Band & Orchestra Instruments

As a student, there are so many ways to get involved! The school band and orchestra are popular options of extracurricular activities to explore. Students experience a wide range of benefits when participating in band or orchestra. Playing a musical instrument has been proven to support mental health and overall well-being. In fact, learning band and orchestra instruments can help with cognitive development and improving brain functioning. Learning to play band and orchestra instruments has also been proven to lower stress levels and provide opportunities for teamwork and socialization. Learning an instrument along with others your age can help you connect with peers and gain confidence in your social skills which will follow a student their entire life.

My Child’s Already in a Band/Orchestra – Are Private Lessons Still Needed?

Private lessons offer your child the opportunity to receive one-on-one attention while learning an instrument. Private lessons for band and orchestra students can help boost your child’s confidence as they continue to learn and grow in between classes and performances. Band and orchestra are great ways for your child to learn foundational skills, and private music lessons in your home can positively impact your child’s life and take that passion to the next level. Lessons In Your Home offers private music lessons for a variety of instruments and age groups, and these lessons are especially popular among children and students participating in their school’s band or orchestra.

Different Band & Orchestra Instruments You Could Learn

Band and orchestra offer opportunities with a wide range of musical instruments to learn. Musical instruments commonly used in bands and orchestras include four major categories of instrument families: woodwind, brass, string, and percussion. Here are common examples of the different band and orchestra instruments your child can learn at school and with private lessons.

Woodwind Instruments for Band & Orchestra

Woodwind instruments got their name from the wood material they used to be made of and for the way you play them by blowing air through a mouthpiece. Today, woodwind instruments can be made of wood, metal, plastic, or a combination of these materials. Woodwind instruments are typically in a cylinder or pipe shape with holes with a mouthpiece at the top and a hole at the bottom.

Common woodwind instruments in band and orchestra include: Clarinet, Flute, Oboe and Bassoon.

Brass Instruments for Band & Orchestra

Brass instruments got their name from the material they were and continue to be made of: brass. These instruments have a mouthpiece with long pipes that end in a bell-shaped opening. Brass instruments have curved and twisted pipes with valves that look like buttons that open and close different parts of the instrument.

Common brass instruments in band and orchestra include: Trumpet, French horn, Trombone and Tuba.

String Instruments for Band & Orchestra

String instruments got their name from the strings that run across the body of the instrument and help create the sound. While many string instruments are made of wood, the sound comes from the strings that are played by fingers or a bow. String instruments range from small, handheld instruments to those that rest against the ground and upper body.

Common string instruments for band and orchestra include: Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass.

Percussion Instruments for Band & Orchestra

Percussion instruments refer to a wide range of instruments that make a sound from being hit, shaken, or scraped. Some percussion instruments can be tuned to play different notes or sounds, while others do not have a definite pitch and instead are used to keep the rhythm. Other percussion instruments create special sounds and add excitement to a musical piece.

Common percussion instruments for band and orchestra include: Drums and Piano.

What Will I Learn When I Take Band & Orchestra Music Lessons at Lessons in Your Home?

Students who take private music lessons and participate in band or orchestra will learn to both master and enjoy their instruments of choice. Playing in a group throughout your childhood and school-age years helps children grow and develop cognitively and socially. Private lessons help to enhance your child’s experience through one-on-one attention they might not receive in a larger group. Private lessons also create opportunities for your child to practice good habits and offer a competitive edge.

Learn to Play Band & Orchestra Instruments Today

Schedule one-on-one private lessons for your band or orchestra student today with Lessons in Your Home. Visit us online to learn more about our unique approach to private lessons and how your child can learn to play the band or orchestra instrument of their choice with private lessons.


What styles of band and orchestra instruments can I learn?

Lessons in Your Home offers private lessons for a wide variety of band and orchestra instruments, including woodwind, brass, strings, and percussion instruments.

Do I need to have an instrument to start lessons?

You don’t need to own your own instrument in order to start lessons, but you will need to secure one somehow. Many bands and orchestras will offer loaner instruments to children, and you can also look into renting one from a locally-owned store in your area. If you aren’t sure where to look for an instrument, you can talk to your teacher to get some resources and ideas on where to rent, buy, or borrow one from.

How old do you have to be to start taking band and orchestra lessons?

Lessons In Your Home teaches children as young as five years old. We offer orchestra and band music lessons for students who currently play in or want to join their school or community ensemble.

How much time should be spent practicing band and orchestra instruments?

Practice and repetition are the keys to success when it comes to learning band and orchestra instruments. If your child is already in their school or community’s band or orchestra, then they likely get to practice regularly with a group. It is generally recommended that you practice each day to get the most out of learning a new instrument.

Do I need to prepare anything for my first band or orchestra lesson?

Our teachers will meet you where you’re at! Not only do we provide private lessons in your home, but we also offer private lessons with one-on-one attention that addresses your age, experience, skill level, goals, and needs. The best thing you can do is come to your first private lesson with an open mind and an eagerness to get started.

How much do band and orchestra music lessons cost?

Lessons in Your Home offers a variety of weekly session times, including 30, 45, and 60 minutes. The cost for private lessons will vary based on the length of time and frequency of sessions. Call us today or fill out our online form to learn more about the cost of band and orchestra music lessons for your child.