All young people attending school/college in Dudley (or living in the borough) can enrol for music lessons with Dudley Performing Arts at just £9 for a 20 minute individual lesson.
The lessons will take place either at school, at our base on the Waterfront in Brierley Hill or online - whatever works best and is possible in these uncertain times. You can find out everything you need to know including how to enrol on this page and we recommend that you enrol as soon as possible to guarantee that lessons can start after the Easter break.
Certain instruments are provided free of charge and you can find out more information including how to enrol below.
'DPA Direct' - an offer that includes face to face tuition in schools where possible, face to face tuition at our base at the Waterfront in Brierley Hill or at home via Teams/Zoom.
After you have enrolled we will talk to you about where you want the lessons to take place. Where possible we will teach in schools and a list of where this is possible can be seen below. The list is updated regularly and if your school does is not listed you may want to talk t them about options.
It may be that a student receives some lessons online, comes to us one evening for a face to face lesson and has a couple of sessions in school. We will be as flexible as possible to make music lessons possible in the current situation.
The offer is open to existing students and we are welcoming new learners on the following instruments:
- Clarinet (i)
- Flute (i)
- Trumpet/Cornet (i)
- Trombone (i)
- Tenor Horn (i)
- Violin (i)
- Viola (i)
- Cello (i)
- Guitar (acoustic/electric)
- Bass Guitar
- Drum Kit
Where instruments are marked (i) DPA will provide an instrument at no charge where stocks permit
To access online lessons you will need a minimum of a smart phone and wifi but you can also use laptops or tablets.
To get started, please enrol your child. Below there is more information on how the process will work. Please read the notes carefully as this explains more about the process you are agreeing to.
If you are already signed up for online lessons with DPA you will receive an invoice by email next for half term and there is no need to re enrol. Simply complete payment and tuition will carry on under this agreement. If you have not received the invoice contact email@example.com as soon as possible.