Instruments

At Foothills Music Academy, we have a variety of instruments and instructors for you to choose from. Our instructors have several years of experience playing professionally, in orchestras and bands alike. All of our teachers are specialized in the instruments they teach and several of them teach multiple instruments. Please feel free to select an instructor below to view their full profile. Several of our instructors are available to teach at both locations. Please call us to discuss which instrument and instructor would be the best fit for you.

Instruments & Instructors

Mandolin

With a unique sound stemming from the bluegrass and country niches, Banjo & Mandolin are beautiful string instruments that add musical layers to any organic sound.

Evren E

Bass-Upright & Electric

Whether you play rock Bass or an upright Bass, you will be the groove-setter, the rhythm master. Bass is necessary to keep the beat and tracks synonymously with percussion.

Evren E

Atla G

Aldo V

Ido S

Tim G

Cello

The beautiful, rich sound of the largest string instrument is unparalleled in adding depth to any sound.

Rebecca S

Composition

We provide training for compositions of all kinds of media and instrumentation; browse our instructors for the best fit for you.

Fay C

Nicolette Y

Evren E

Meli M

Madison J

Ido S

Rebecca S

Andy R

Rachael L

Tim G

Drums & Percussion

Rock legends are carved from the beat. Jazz classics are fashioned to rhythm. Learn to become a legend yourself by taking up one of the most fun instruments around.

Taylor D

Atla G

Scott K

Evren E

Meli M

Aldo V

Ido S

Andy R

Tim G

 

Violin & Viola

These beautiful stringed instruments take years to perfect, but once learned are the true gems of any bluegrass, classical, or rock ensemble. They also make great solo performances.

Nicolette Y

Rebecca S

 

Guitar & Ukulele

Anyone can play guitar, but not everyone learns the right way. From finger picking folk music to solo jamming in a rock performance, we help our students master the techniques of the most sought after instrument on the planet.

Taylor D

Fernanda A

Evren E

Atla G

Aldo V

Meli M

Ido S

Andy R

Rachael L

Tim G

Piano & Keyboard

Explore the ivory with our outstanding Piano & Keyboard department. From Blues to classical to jazz, the keys are calling!

Fay C

Fernanda A

Evren E

Atla G

Aldo V

Meli M

Madison J

Ido S

Andy R

Kyle T

Rebecca S

Rachael L

Tim G

Vocal Coach

Vocals can be the leading signature of a band or the layering choir of an ensemble. Whatever your desire, singing takes more than talent; it takes technique, dedication, and practice.

Nicolette Y

Fernanda A

Meli M

Madison J

Rachael L

Brass & Trumpet

The power of a brass instrument is unparalleled. You can learn to play trumpet, trombone or tuba in styles such as classical, blues and even jazz.

Tim G

Woodwinds – Saxophone, Clarinet & Flute

From the powerful solos of a tenor sax to the dancing melodies of a flute, woodwinds bring a sound to rock and a layer to classical that is unique and coveted.

Kyle T

Tim G

We also offer additional lessons not listed above. Please contact us so we can discuss the other instruments we teach.