Jennifer Tuck, Voice & Piano Instructor, has been performing and teaching music in schools, after school programs, music stores, churches, camps and her own studio since 1994. She has early childhood music certifications in Yamaha Music Education, Harmony Road Music Education, and is a licensed Music Rhapsody teacher. She majored in Voice at University of Idaho and has a Associate of Music from North Idaho College.
Jennifer enjoys playing keyboards and singing in bands and loves working with people of all ages. She especially delights in encouraging children.
Growing up and throughout college, Jennifer performed in many musical theater productions, choirs, marching, and pep bands, opera workshop, and church worship teams. She developed a broad taste in music for many different styles and genres.
Jennifer employs a variety of styles including classical, jazz, pop/rock, blues and Broadway. She loves to hear the vision of each client and expressly tailor a set list that is uniquely characteristic of their special event.
Jennifer teaches all ages from Age 4 to adults. Each age level is appropriate in content and curriculum choices.
Private and class lessons implement singing, piano, notereading, theory, ear training, technique, improvisation, composition, and performance skills.
Music learning is fun and challenging and often employs activities off the piano bench. Students are also encouraged to bring their favorite songs.
Jennifer uses both a notereading and an ear/chordal approach. All music is age appropriate and family friendly.
Private and Semi-Private Lesson openings are very limited. Students are strongly encouraged to enroll in one of our fantastic and motivating group classes.
Private and Semi-private lessons are reserved for adults, older or advanced students, or students with special needs that would find a class difficult to focus in.They are also appropriate for home schoolers who would prefer to learn earlier in the day. To read more about the awesome group classes Jennifer offers please see the group lesson page.
At the first lesson Jennifer will make a recommendation on which books/materials to purchase.
Jennifer strongly encourages parents to attend all lessons for children age 4-8. Parents are the most influential in a child’s life, and for any young person to rehearse effectively at home, the parents must be equipped to aid them. She is committed to assisting parents in learning alongside their child as much as possible. If a parent is able to learn with the child, everyone benefits. Often a parent get a “second chance” to resume their own musical study, or learn for the first time alongside their child. Having parents present at the lessons is a win-win for everyone.
Piano Classes are 45 minutes of focused piano instruction that encompass learning to read sheet music, play by ear, music theory, and basic singing. Learn more in the piano group lessons page.
Choir Club A fun age appropriate vocal class for elementary aged singers Grades 1-5. Read more about it in the vocal group classes page.
Teen Esteem Vocal Group A high focus singing class for teen singers that introduces the fundamentals of singing and moves beyond into refining performance skills.
Read more about it in the vocal group classes page.
Music For Little Mozarts is a fun Parent/Child Piano and Singing Class for Ages 4-7. Read all about it in the Music For Little Mozarts page.
New Fall 2018 Tuition Rates:
2018-19 School Year begins August 27,2018, and runs through May 31, 2019.
Monthly Tuition is now the same every month. It Includes 3-5 weekly lessons, and a studio class mini-performance session about every 6 weeks. There will be Fall and a Spring Recital Performance opportunities. Payment is setup though automatic payment and is withdrawn at the beginning of each month for that month.
2018-19 School Year begins August 27, 2018, and runs through May 31, 2019.
3o Minute Private Solo Lesson– $ 100 month
30 Minute Semi-Private Duet Lesson- $75 month per student
45 Minute Piano Class with basic singing- $88 month per student
45 Minute Music For Little Mozarts Class- $88 a month per student
Above prices reflect payments setup with a checking or savings account. Prices on the website at checkout have a fee of $2.50 included for payments that are setup with credit cards. Please ask us for the discount code if you will be using ACH or savings account.
Online Payment Option
Registration forms and auto pay forms will be available on the first day of music lessons. However, if you would like the ease and security of paying for lessons online in the comfort of your home you can do that too. After you call to setup and verify your time/schedule/lesson type with an instructor you can take care of your reoccurring payments ahead of time online with our secure site through PaySimple. If you are setting up your auto pay with a checking or savings account instead of a credit card make sure you ask us for the $2.50 mo. discount code to use when you go through checkout. Payments won’t be processed until the 1st of each month (and stopped when lessons are discontinued or paused). We ask for a 3 week notice if stopping lessons so we have time to turn off payments and find a replacement for your time slot. If you aren’t setting up your payment ahead of time (before the 1st) you can pay for the first month in person by check or cash and a pro-rated discount may apply.
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