Private Instruction


Paramount School of the Arts offers private instruction for adults and children on all orchestral and band instruments, piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, dance, acting, musical theater and music theory. Private instruction enrollment is open year round.

Lessons are available Monday-Friday for the summer term and 7 days a week in the fall and spring terms.

Please fill out the Private Lesson Inquiry Form to help facilitate private lesson placement.

Private Lesson Inquiry Form


Payment plans are available on all term lessons. Private Dance, Theater and Audition Coaching can be requested for a shorter time period (less frequent than once a week). For Audition Coaching, please call 630-896-6810 for pricing.

If you are unable to attend your lesson, please notify the teacher and the School of the Arts as soon as possible.

  • Please refer to the School of the Arts semester calendar for holidays closures.
  • Instructors are required to provide a substitute teacher or to make up canceled lessons/classes.

PLEASE NOTE: Instructors will make up one lesson missed by the student if 24-hour notice is given. Students are responsible for scheduling their make up lesson with the instructor directly.

Private Instrumental Instruction

Starting at $30

  • 30 Minutes $30-$43
  • 45 Minutes $45-$64.50
  • 60 Minutes $60-$86

Private Dance Instruction

Starting at $75

  • 60 Minutes $75-$125
  • 90 Minutes $115-$186


Practice Pass cards are available at the front desk for individuals that would like to use our beautiful, new practice facilities. Practice rooms include chairs, music stands, full length mirror and a keyboard or piano. Once you have purchased a Pass to Practice Pass, you may schedule time in a practice room by contacting the School of Music office at: or 630-896-6810 (practice rooms are on a first come-first serve basis). Card expires one year after purchase; not refundable or transferable. All Practice Pass cards must be displayed in the window during the use of the room. Practice passes are meant for practice only. It is prohibited to use the Practice Passes to conduct private lessons. Patrons may only use the room during their scheduled time.

Regular Rates

$13 per hour / $100 per 10-hour punch card

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Suggest a Class

Work one-on-one with our teaching artists and professionals in a number of private lessons and private coaching sessions. Paramount School of the Arts is grateful to be able to host a variety of private lessons including musical instruments, vocal performance and audition coaching. Students can book a single session or set up weekly and bi-weekly arrangements. Utilizing one of our spacious private classrooms, students and parents can feel confident knowing their students are receiving the very best training in our safe and welcoming facilities.


Fill out this form to give us your suggestions for private instruction classes.

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  • Please write the focus of the private instruction that you are requesting (i.e. trombone, contemporary dance, college audition prep for acting, etc.).
  • These cannot be guaranteed, but we will do our best to accommodate.

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