January 31, 2017

Year Four in Brief Review

  2016 was a very busy year at TIA, just the way we like it! Our academy is at just under 100 students now, and this is year four. Our goal from the beginning was to reach 100 by year 5. As we continue to grow at a more rapid pace than we imagined, we…[READ MORE]

January 13, 2017

Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many schools and some places of employment may have the day off as a holiday. We plan to still have classes and lessons as we always do on this day. This is in no way an expression of our lack of care for Dr. King, his legacy,…[READ MORE]

January 12, 2017

Should My Child Give Up their Instrument or Music Altogether?

In full disclosure, I would not call this a frequently asked question. I would however say that this is a question we have been asked more and more in recent years. I think the question itself on the lips of parents speaks to two primary realities that I would like to address first, and then…[READ MORE]

December 1, 2016

Winter is Here!

We have had a great fall semester at TIA! Winter semester is now in full swing, but we still have some openings. See below for details!   Winter Semester (13 Weeks) First day of winter semester classes and lessons is Tuesday January Spring Break   April 3-7 Spring Semester (11 Weeks) April 10 through June…[READ MORE]

September 10, 2016

New KAB Section Launching This Month!

Friends, We are excited to announce that it looks like we have enough to launch a new section of KAB. We are looking at the following time for this class: Tuesdays 5-6 We can start as soon as everyone can have the book, which would probably be safe to plan for September 20. This would…[READ MORE]

August 6, 2016

Piano Possibilities for Continuing Students this Fall

Attention moms and dads with children or teens that already play piano! We have openings in two continuing classes for this fall. A KAB Kids class that will meet Monday evenings from 5:15-6:15 and a Teen KAB class that meets Tuesdays 3:30-4:30. KAB Kids Mondays 5:15-6:16 This is a rather advanced KAB Kids class. Any…[READ MORE]

July 18, 2016

Learn Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Clarinet, or Flute at TIA this fall!

TIA is the place to learn Wind Instruments for home-school and private school students in the South Sound. Home-school, private school, no band program? No problem! Give us a call. At TIA, students get to know their wind instrument well. We teach students to know the instrument all the way around, this includes embouchure, breathing,…[READ MORE]

July 17, 2016

Learn Piano this Fall at TIA!

TIA is the place to learn piano! Our KAB Kids students are awesome! One class of young children (between 2-4th grade) that just started this last spring is now playing and reading chord charts, they are able to play through the entire diatonic series of chords in their left hand while running their scales in…[READ MORE]

July 15, 2016

Summer Update 2016

We had a great time at our end of year presentation! Private students and groups alike were a joy to watch and hear. See some of the candid shots below. We had a great first week back in session last week! We added nearly 20 students last week alone! 2016 has been a great year…[READ MORE]

Fall Fun!

Fall classes start September 6! Did you miss the start? Most of our new fall classes will still enroll students until the end of September, so call us now!  We also have extremely limited private lesson slots available, but you won’t want to miss out on these great classes! The fall semester runs 15 weeks…[READ MORE]