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FAME Center offers a free trial lesson for private lessons, for students of all ages, ability and means.  All trial lesson are 30 minutes long.  


Weekly private lessons are offered for 30, 45 or 60 minutes and can be hosted in-person at FAME Center or online via zoom. Instruction for some instruments and visual art available in Spanish and Mandarin!


Private lessons are offered for piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, violin, viola, cello, drums, saxophone, clarinet, flute, and visual art.

View our policies and procedures here.

If you’re new to FAME Center, follow these steps to start taking private lessons: 


  1. Submit the New Student Lesson Inquiry Form. You can begin this process at any time of year. 

  2. Our Office Administrator will reach out to you to discuss your area of interest and availability and recommend a teacher who would be a good match. Feel free to peruse our Teaching Artist's Bios to learn more about them!

  3. Have a trial lesson with your recommended teacher to make sure it's a great match 

  4. Enroll! We’ll help you set up your FAME Center account and enroll in lessons for the session.  

Tuition Paid Financial Aid Program


Thanks to the generosity of FAME Center partners, the financial-aid program ensures that anyone who demonstrates financial need can participate in our transformative arts programs.

2023-2024 Schedule

Registration is ongoing. Tuition will be prorated for students who enroll after a session begins.


Fall Session: August 21 -November 18, 2023

Winter Session: November 20 - March 2, 2024

Spring Session: March 4 - June 8, 2024

Summer Session: June 10 - August 17, 2024



Questions about enrollment? Contact us at 312-469-0667 or by email at

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