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]

May 7, 2017

Current Classes with Openings

Current Classes with Openings                             Piano Lab (ongoing class with open enrollment) This is a great opportunity for students that have about a year of piano already and want to continue. This class meets Mondays 3:30-4PM. Tuition is just $40 a month,…[READ MORE]

One Easy List of All New Summer Classes

One Easy List of All New Summer Classes                   Summer Semester starts July 5! All of these classes are for beginners except where marked* Click on the linked text for more details on each class. Schedule may fluctuate as we are busy and still enrolling private students…[READ MORE]

April 26, 2017

Welcome Bryce to the TIA team!

Bryce is originally from Oklahoma, holds a degree from Missouri State University,  and is excited to be in Olympia and joining the TIA team! Bryce is an experienced bassoonist and percussionist that also plays guitar and piano. He spent most of his college years working with the marching percussion and he loves working with young…[READ MORE]

April 10, 2017

Spring and Summer Music at TIA

Songwriting Teen Summer Songwriting You will not want to miss this class! If you are a teen and you have a decent understanding of chords and music and have always wanted to learn how to write your own songs, this is the class for you! We will have a blast learning different techniques and methods…[READ MORE]

April 5, 2017

Learn to Play the Trumpet, Sax, Trombone, Clarinet, or Flute this Summer at TIA!

Attention Olympia area parents! Have your children wanted to learn to play a band instrument? Are you looking to get them involved in a fun and yet meaningful and significant activity this summer? Enroll them in Instrumental Immersion at TIA and they will learn to play the trumpet, sax, trombone, clarinet, or flute this summer…[READ MORE]

April 4, 2017

New Rooms, New Needs: Furniture

Because we have some new rooms at the new studio, we have some new needs. Specifically, we will need more music stands and a few more seats. If you or anyone you know has some music stands in decent shape that you would be willing to donate, or if you would want to purchase some…[READ MORE]

Come learn Electric or Bass Guitar at TIA this Spring!

Electric Guitar Foundations (Saturdays @10AM) This class will cover the fundamental concepts and techniques for playing the electric guitar including: correct picking and fingering, common chords, rhythm patterns, essential scales, riffs and lead lines, and guitar and amplifier tone control. Basic rock and blues styles will be explored as they form a common vocabulary for…[READ MORE]

April 3, 2017

Summer Songwriting at TIA!

Attention Aspiring Songwriters! We are planning time/day for summer classes now. We have already had much interest from current and prospective students. If you would like to get in on these classes and have a particular day or time need this summer, drop us a line. Come study songwriting the Berklee College of Music way…[READ MORE]

March 31, 2017

SD is Taking New Students

Are you an Olympia area homeschool parent or an adult with a flexible daytime schedule? SD has limited openings for new private students in the early afternoons on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. SD has over 20 years of experience teaching students of all ages and loves teaching piano, trumpet, composition/theory, improvisation, and beginning clarinet,…[READ MORE]