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Private Lessons

Colgate offers exciting individual instrumental and vocal study open to all Colgate students, regardless of their majors or minors.
Instructor teaching student to play the cello

Lesson Availability

We offer 30-minute and one-hour weekly lessons in the following: voice, piano, jazz piano, organ, violin, viola, cello, bass, jazz bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, jazz trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion, drums, saxophone, guitar, and jazz guitar.

Lesson Fee

There is a fee for private lessons, though you may receive a lesson fee award if you participate in one of the following musical groups:
Music majors receive full lesson scholarship awards.

Course Credit

It is possible to earn course credit for private lessons. Contact the department to learn more.


For more information about private musical lessons, please contact the Department of Music.