start in summer community school of the arts in dupage county offers summer guitar, violin, piano, harp, cello lessons

Summer Lessons

Private Suzuki and Preparatory (Traditional) instrument lessons offered for piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, harp


  • Students who enroll in Summer are expected to continue instrument study in Fall with the same teacher

Download a PDF of the Summer Lesson page from the Summer Arts 2016 brochure


4-6 years
Suzuki Private Lessons

The Suzuki method is based on the philosophy that every child has the potential to reach a high level of musicianship, and the learning process corresponds to the way a child assimilates language through listening, imitation and practice.
  • Instruments offered: piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, harp.
  • Initial emphasis is on rote learning, position, technique and tone, prior to introducing note-reading.
  • Parent attends all lessons with the student, and supervises home practice.

Download a private lesson registration form (PDF)

Preparatory (Traditional)

6 years-adult
Preparatory Private Lessons

CSA’s summer Prep program provides individualized music lessons with a traditional approach. Our outstanding faculty members have extensive experience working with students of all levels and employ a variety of methods in order to meet each student’s needs and goals.
  • Instruments offered: piano, violin, guitar, harp.
  • Early emphasis is on note-reading, excellent technique and self-expression.
  • Parent involvement is encouraged for young students, but not required.

Download a private lesson registration form (PDF)


New Student Summer Private Lessons

30 min | $44/lesson
45 min | $60/lesson

Use promo code SUM16 for free registration ($35 savings) before July 31, 2016.

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