Metropolis Performing Arts Centre


Summer 2017


Piano FUNdamentals

Introduce your child to the joy of piano playing in a welcoming group environment. Fundamentals of note reading and proper technique are taught through hands-on activities & games. Our BRAND NEW piano lab allows students to work independently or as a group. A great way to prepare students for private piano lessons! Family and friends are invited to a short performance on the last day of class.    Required books covered by class fee and are students' to keep at the conclusion of the semester.

  •  Grades 1-3, Mondays, 4:00-5:00 pm, $150 *Includes cost of books


Intro to Six Strings (Guitar)

Introduce your child to the joy of guitar playing in a welcoming group environment. Students learn fundamentals of classical guitar technique, finger-style playing and strumming chords while rocking out to some of their favorite riffs. A great way to prepare students for private guitar lessons! Acoustic guitar required. Call Metropolis for rental suggestions!

  • Grades 4-8, Mondays, 5:00-6:00 pm, $125


A Cappella: Find Your Pitch!

Students will work together as an ensemble as they learn to sing without traditional accompaniment. Using only their voices for pitch and percussion, these singers will perform classic and contemporary songs in the styles of a cappella groups like Pentatonix and Straight No Chaser. Family and friends are invited to a short performance on the last day of class.

  • Grades 7-12, Thursdays, 5:00-6:30 pm, $185


Private Lessons

Get on the fast track to musical success with weekly private lessons! Tailored to each student, private lessons focus on musical enjoyment, healthy technique, and note reading. We welcome students of all ages and no prior experience is necessary. Our faculty are experienced professional musicians, skilled in teaching and performing! To read about our faculty click here.

Clarinet • French Horn • Trumpet  • Trombone • Euphonium • Tuba • Guitar • Ukulele • Electric Bass • Banjo • Violin • Viola • Percussion • Piano • Voice • And More!
Call For Additional Instrument Availability

30 Minute Lessons:     $36/lesson     $612/17 weeks
45 Minute Lessons:     $52/lesson     $884/17 weeks
60 Minute Lessons:     $67/lesson     $1,139/17 weeks

Afraid of Commitment? Start with Trial Lessons:
30 Minute Trial Lessons:  $30/lesson
45 Minute Trial Lessons:  $45/lesson
60 Minute Trial Lessons:  $60/lesson

HOW TO REGISTER: Call 847-577-5982 x221

Returning students must register by May 29, 2017 in order to secure a time slot with their current faculty. New students can register at any time and should refer to group registration dates.


Private Coaching

Prepping for an audition, speech tournament or work presentation? Receive personalized tips and feedback from our professional acting, music and dance coaches. Weekly or single one-on-one coaching sessions are available for music, drama, and dance and can be customized to your interests. Coaches also provide professional training in public speaking and interviewing. Flexible scheduling options are available for all ages.

Start anytime and pay as you go!

  • $40 for 30 minutes
  • $55 for 45 minutes
  • $70 for 60 minutes