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Yamaha Music Education Overview

All Yamaha courses follow three fundamental principles: timely education, group learning at the beginning levels, and encouraging creativity. It is Yamaha's goal to enrich lives across the world by giving children the language of music to enjoy for a lifetime.

Music Wonderland

Age 3

Once upon a time, there was a special class that taught very young children about music so they could enjoy it their whole lives. The children went to class with their parents, made new friends, and had lots of fun.

Junior Music Course

Ages 4 - 5

Young children have an innate friendliness.  Their desire to be with others and their natural inclination to imitate come together to create an ideal atmosphere  for acquiring music skills.  Interaction with parents, teachers, and peers helps children succeed and gain confidence as they pass from one learning stage into another.

Young Musicians Course

Ages 6 - 9

The Young Musicians Course is founded on the belief that every student loves music. During the three-year program, students participate in activities that teach basic musical skills and encourage independence, creativity, and self-expression.  The course appeals to the imagination of a young mind and becomes an integral part of your child's growth.

Advanced Study

Once your child completes his/her beginning course, he/she will take Yamaha surveys and exams and will receive certificates and awards. Students enter the Worldwide Yamaha Grade Examination System once they begin Advanced Courses.



with Mr. Alisson Unglaub

 Mr. Alisson Unglaub began his studies in violin in Sao Paulo state in Brazil, his home country. He pursued his Bachelor’s degree in Violin performance at Santa Catarina State University. There, he joined the main orchestras of the state being concertmaster in several concerts. In 2014, he was awarded the Abraham String Quartet Graduate Assistantship to pursue a Master’s degree at The University of New Mexico studying with Dr. Carmelo de los Santos. After graduation, he was granted the position of Violin Teaching Assistant of Dr. Katherine McLin at Arizona State University where he is finishing his Doctorate in Musical Arts. 

Allison teaches ages 4 through adulthood and will accept students of any skill level. 




with Ms. Rachel Grimes

Rachel has her degree in Theatre from Illinois Wesleyan University and studied voice there under Dr. Sandy Deathos-Meers. Since she has been performing and teaching in Ohio, Illinois, and now Arizona. Rachel loves working with beginning and intermediate students to develop solid technique in classical and musical theatre styles. 

30 minute classes: $30

Please email Rachel below to set up a free 15 minute consultation. 

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