Private and Buddy Lessons

CMS-D offers Private and Buddy lessons on any instrument (woodwinds, brass, strings, piano, guitar, bass, ukelele, percussion, etc.), as well as for voice, for children and adults. Lessons are scheduled based on the mututal covenenience of the instructor and the student(s). A minimum of four lessons may be purchased, and must be paid for in advance of the first lesson.

Private lessons are one-on-one; student and instructor. Buddy lessons can be shared with another student to defray costs. Costs are as follows:

  • $25 for 30 minutes
  • $37.50 for 45 minutes
  • $50 for 60 minutes

Financial aid is not available for private or Buddy lessons. To request private lessons please call (313) 578-9716 or email