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Another unique aspect of Pickering Academy is that we charge our lesson fees on a monthly tuition basis instead of longer terms (3-4 month commitments). There is a one-time $35 registration fee and lesson tuitions don’t increase as you progress! Instead, you choose a package based on your preferred music lesson duration! Additionally, if you’re interested in siblings or friends learning together, contact us and we will create a custom package just for you!

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Discover our SSN Performing Arts Classes for Students with Special Needs

We have a special place in our hearts for students with special needs. While there are many sports activities available for this wonderful community, performing arts and entertainment activities are rare. But not at Pickering! Contact us today if you have a child with special needs to learn about our fun, inclusive, and welcoming SSN performing arts classes and performance opportunities!

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Why You Should Choose Pickering Academy

Don’t settle for less – not for you or your child! Find out why Pickering Academy will give you the music learning experience you deserve!

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Pickering Vs. What's Out There

Other Schools: Scheduling/Rescheduling only during office hours

Pickering Academy: A cloud-based platform for scheduling/rescheduling anytime, anywhere

Other Schools: Inflexible scheduling policies or forfeiture of missed lessons

Pickering Academy: The ultimate flexibility – 6 hours rescheduling policy + 6 months makeup validity

Other Schools: Cramped studios with drab, uninspiring decor

Pickering Academy: Vibrant and colorful lesson studios offering maximum transparency into the learning journey

Other Schools: “One-size-fits-all” curriculums

Pickering Academy: Fun and engaging lessons tailored to every student’s unique abilities and musical tastes!

Other Schools: Many schools do not allow parents to sit into lessons

Pickering Academy: Parents are welcome to sit into lessons, and even encouraged to participate!

Other Schools: Performance opportunities are only for a select few

Pickering Academy: Pickering provides mutliple performance opportunities for all students throughtout the year

Frequently Asked Questions

1. What's The Minimum Age For Starting With Music Lessons At Pickering?

At Pickering Academy, we believe music is for everyone! We have learners starting music lessons as young as 4 years old! We welcome the young at heart too – it’s never too late to pick up a new skill!

2. Which Instrument Should My Child Start With?

Pickering provides a wide variety of instrument lessons for all ages! Generally, the piano is regarded as the most user-friendly instrument for young learners and a great way to learn the basics of music. However, this also depends on what your child loves to listen to! We have kids who like to rock and roll and start out with the drums, or kids who love to belt out and sing through vocal lessons! Every child is unique – and that’s also why we’d suggest a trial lesson to discover your child’s unique talent!

3. How Can I Keep Track Of My Child's Progress?

At Pickering, we believe that children make great progress through strong teamwork between child, parent, and teacher! Our Pickering Music Teacher will update you on your child’s progress points after every lesson and if you want to take it a step further, all parents are welcome to sit into lessons so you can be a part of your child’s learning journey!

4. Do We Need An Instrument At Home? We're Just Starting Our Lessons!

Having an instrument at home to practice with is highly recommended! Learning how to play a musical instrument is not just a mental skill, but it involves a lot of muscle memory and exercises to strengthen coordination.

However, not to worry! Pickering provides instrument rental options at affordable monthly rates! You can speak to our Pickering Studio Manager for more information.

5. How Long And How Often Should One PracticeTo Master Playing An Instrument?

10 to 15 Minutes a day – YES, it’s that simple! When beginning your musical learning journey, short, daily practice is enough as a start, and you can slowly add a few minutes each time you progress to play more complex and lengthy repertoire. The most important thing? Consistency. The more consistent the practice, the more likely you are to build healthy, daily habits that integrate seamlessly into your routine – just like brushing your teeth!

6. What Are Your Teachers Qualifications?

Our teachers all have outstanding musical qualifications – ranging from Professional Performing Arts Vocations, Certifications, Bachelor’s, or even Master’s Degrees!

Moreover, they’ve undergone through a rigorous hiring process. Not only do we hire talented musicians, but we’re proud to say that our teachers are also passionate and dedicated educators who genuinely love students of all ages!

7. What Are Your Rescheduling Policies?

Glad you asked! At Pickering, you’ll experience the ultimate flexibility in rescheduling lessons. You’ll only have to give a 6 hour notice to reschedule or cancel a lesson, and our makeup lessons are valid for 6 months after the cancelled lesson date!

8. Can You Provide Advice For Families Interested in Pursuing Professional Performing Opportunities?

Great (and important) question! Pickering has a professional performing arts and entertainment industry network nationwide including our leadership team. We have students (and instructors) performing in professional theatrical companies, film, television, concerts, touring, and more. We also host workshops and forums with industry professionals to help safely guide you through the world of professional arts and entertainment.

Registration

How To Register for Pickering Academy

Getting started at Pickering Creative Artists Academy is a breeze. Simply follow the three steps outlined here and you will be on your way to fulfilling your creative journey!

Call For Inquiry

(720) 513-3158

Mail For Inquiry

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Call/text us at (720) 513-3158, email info@pickeringacademy.com or Schedule a Trial Lesson by clicking this REGISTER link.

02.

Select your program lesson interest and provide your contact and payment information.

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View our Instructor availability and schedule your first lesson at your earliest convenience.