Metropolis Performing Arts Centre


Spring 2018


MUSIC (Grades 1-12)


Beginning Group Piano

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 piano lab allows students to work independently or as a group. A great way to prepare students for private piano lessons! Required books covered by class fee and are students' to keep at the conclusion of the semester.

  • Grades 1-3, Thursdays 5:00-6:00pm, $255
  • Grades 4-6, Thursdays 6:00-7:00pm, $255

Beginning Group Guitar

Have fun learning to play guitar in a relaxed group environment. Students learn fundamentals of classical guitar technique, finger-style playing and strumming chords while rocking out to familiar and popular tunes. Practice in class with the supervision of a guitar faculty member and free yourself to play the music you love. Enjoy reaping the scientifically proven benefits to the brain for those who study music!

  • Grades 1-3, Tuesdays 5:00-6:00pm, $230
  • Grades 4-6, Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm, $230

Beginning Group Voice

Introduce your child to the joy of singing in a welcoming group environment. Students learn fundamentals of healthy vocal technique, ensemble singing and note reading while singing their hearts out to popular and traditional tunes. A great way to prepare students for private voice lessons! Class includes a performance opportunity!

  • Grades 1-3, Mondays 5:00-6:00pm, $230
  • Grades 4-6, Mondays 6:00-7:00pm, $230

Private Lessons

Get on the fast track to musical success with weekly private lessons! Tailored to each student, private lessons focus on healthy technique, note reading and musical enjoyment. We welcome students of all ages and no prior experience is needed. Our faculty consists of experienced professional musicians, skilled in teaching and performing! Read about our faculty here [Link to Faculty Bios]


French Horn • Guitar • Ukulele • Electric Bass
Violin • Percussion • Piano • Voice • And More!


30 Minute Lessons - $36/lesson - $540/15 weeks

45 Minute Lessons - $52/lesson - $780/15 weeks

60 Minute Lessons - $67/lesson - $1,005/15 weeks


Afraid of Commitment? Start with a Trial Lesson:
$30 for 30 minutes
$45 for 45 minutes
$60 for 60 minutes

How to Register: Call 847.577.5982 x221 or email

Returning students must register by December 11, 2017 in order to secure a time slot with their current faculty. After December 11th, we cannot guarantee a time slot with your regular instructor. New students are always welcome: you will be put on a waiting list until December 11th. After December 11th, we will begin contacting the waiting list for registration.


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