November 9, 2017

Welcome Jessica, New Voice Faculty at TIA

We are excited to welcome Jessica Barnes to the TIA team! Jessica brings a unique and important addition of another vocal faculty member with a passion for musical theater, and, Jessica brings something that the community has been asking for: Saturday voice lessons! Jessica is a vocalist who works with both children and adults developing…[READ MORE]

November 1, 2017

TIA Tacoma! Your Go to Source for Private Music Lessons in Tacoma

We are so excited to announce that this winter we will begin offering private music lessons in piano, voice, and woodwinds (clarinet, flute, and saxophone) at our new satellite site in Tacoma! We are also welcoming two brand new TIA faculty on to the team at this site. They will be joined by Molly and…[READ MORE]

September 30, 2017

We have had more scholarship requests this semester than ever before! And we are so glad to be able to offer them! Of course, they won’t last forever. Do you love music? Have a few dollars to spare? Even $10-20? Every bit helps. Make a difference and help us teach a child or adult in…[READ MORE]

September 15, 2017

Pictures: Studio Shots

This is our old studio. We moved shortly after these were taken, to our new studio at 202 Phoenix. The new studio has about 3 times as much space for more music! The new studio has four small classrooms or private lesson rooms, a larger classroom, a Keyboard lab, and a waiting room.   We’ve…[READ MORE]

August 11, 2017

Piano Tuning Expenses: Can You Help?

We are so excited that the academy has been growing! We truly believe we can provide the best musical education to our students whether that’s for personal growth, part of a well-rounded education, or pursuing a career in music! Part of running a thriving music academy involves handling many expenses. Tuning pianos is one of…[READ MORE]

August 9, 2017

GAB: Guitar for Absolute Beginners

One of the best ways to learn guitar in the South Sound area, our small group master class for beginning guitar, GAB is just $54 a month, an affordable tuition rate for one hour of quality instruction in a fun, safe, and friendly environment. Class starts September 5th so sign up today!      

July 30, 2017

Fall Schedule

Whatever you are looking for in the Olympia/Lacey/Tumwater area by way of music lessons, TIA is your go to resource. With over seven fun, relatable, and conservatory qualified music educators, we can meet your need and help you reach your musical goals. Take a look at our fall schedule. We are officially on break until…[READ MORE]

July 4, 2017

Thanks Anderson’s Piano Service!

For those who may not know, Jenna and I personally cover the costs of repairs like this (over $600) as we do not want to have to pass the costs on to our TIA families. If you are in the giving spirit, we as always would welcome your donation and support so that we can…[READ MORE]

June 5, 2017

What Happens When a Student Doesn’t Practice?

What Happens When a Student Doesn’t Practice? Should they Still Come to their Lesson? The short answer is, of course! Practice is ideal as we can see both student progress and areas of need that we can address. We love to celebrate victories and see and hear progress of any size! And of course we…[READ MORE]

May 24, 2017

Video at TIA!

We are excited about Bryce, our new percussion faculty member at TIA, who is also a video guy. We had a team meeting this weekend to discuss how we can use video to help us create meaningful supplemental content for our students. The plan will increase the value of the education our students receive, provide…[READ MORE]