MUSIC LESSONS

No matter your age or level, our talented team of instructors can guide you through your journey to creating beautiful music.

student playing keyboard

Morning Afternoon & Evenings available
Weekdays and Weekends 

Piano

Our gifted piano instructors, Dwayne, Christian and Heather, embrace each student with genuine care. Student success gives us great joy because we're all family here.
Ages 4 – Adult
$145 (30 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$186 (45 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$240 (60 minute lessons) 4X per mth
plus annual registration $47
(per household) 

student learning to play violin

Evenings available
Weekdays

Violin, Cello, Viola,
Double Bass

Susan has been a public and private school educator for 13 years. Whether you are an absolute beginner or already in school orchestra and want to improve, Susana will take you to the next level and beyond. 
Ages 8 - Adult 
$145 (30 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$186 (45 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$240 (60 minute lessons) 4X per mth
plus annual registration $47 (per household)
(other than violin, your own instrument is required for trial)

student learning to play guitar

Morning Afternoon & Evenings  available
Weekdays and Weekends

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

Wayne is highly skilled, patient and fun. Students adore working with him.
Ages 8 – Adult  
$145 (30 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$186 (45 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$240 (60 minute lessons) 4X per mth
plus annual registration $47 (per household)

student learning to play saxophone

Afternoons & Evenings  available
Weekdays 

Saxophone and other
Single Reed instruments

As a Composer and Performance Artis,t Rene has helped absolute beginners and pros up their saxophone game.
Ages 10- Adult 
$145 (30 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$186 (45 minute lessons)  4X per mth
$240 (60 minute lessons) 4X per mth
plus annual registration $47 (per household)
(your own instrument is required for trial)

students learn music theory

Wednesdays 5:30 - 8:00pm
Saturdays 11:00am - 4:00pm 

Music Theory for Adults 

Heather doesn't believe theory has to be boring. Students are often seen smiling, laughing and chatting away as they leave her class. Ages 16 - Adult
$145 (30 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$186 (45 minute lessons) 4X per mth
$240 (60 minute lessons) 4X per mth
plus annual registration $47 (per household)
(sorry there is no trial class)

This Level 1 class is designed for adults who sing and or play instruments but have never had formal training or simply need to brush up. Students learn to: 1. Read and write (simple) musical notation 2. Play notes on a piano keyboard
3. Use scales, intervals, and chords 4. Write a melody
Session One: Pitch, Rhythm
Session Two: Scales, Intervals and Chords 
Session Three: Melody and Lead Sheets 

PENDING
45 minute sessions

Intro to Music

Children Ages 8 – 12 (sorry there is no trial class)
7-week session (7 classes-1x per week)
NO Registrion Fee required
This class is 50% off for any student currently enrolled in private piano, voice or acting (must be in good standing).

Intro to music is perfect for the students who would like to sample the different instrument families. Each session will overview a different instrument family and their related tools: Guitar (Bass), Ukulele, Strings, Violin (viola,cello), Winds; Vocals/Choir, Piano/Keyboard

photo of gold drums

PENDING

Drumming Foundations

Ages 8 and up (sorry there is no trial class)
4 week Sessions
This class is intended as an introductory class for beginner students. It is designed to be motivational and to provide real progress for students. Drummers learn the basics of drumming, including: beats and fills; musical styles; special playing tips and techniques; music notation; basic song structure and more.

Session 1: Getting Started, Practicing & Grips
Session 2: Notation, Grips and Vocabulary
Session 3: Technique, Applying Freedom and Musical Styles
Final Sessions: Let’s practice together; Playing to Music; How to play in a Band or Jam Session

ABOUT

Founded in 2015, Family owned and operated by retired
San Antonio Fire Department EMS LT. Dwayne Toler, and his wife, visual artist Susan A. Toler. BlackBox Music & Arts is a creative space where performing and visual artists gather to learn, collaborate, celebrate and contemplate; are encouraged to reach their full potential; and are challenged to a higher standard.

CONTACT US

EMAIL: studio@blackboxmusicarts.com 
PHONE: 210. 660.3838
1401 Dezarae #6
San Antonio TX 78253


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