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The Rhum Academy offers a wide range of classes for all types of students!  We offer private lessons for all ages, beginning through advanced levels.  We offer many different classes for young children through adults.  Check out more about all of the classes we offer here or call Mandie at 765-236-0567 with questions.  We will work to find the perfect fit for you, no matter where you are at in your musical journey.  

Private Lessons
All Ages & All Levels
The Rhum Academy offers private lessons in today's most popular instruments. Acoustic and electric guitar and bass, piano and keyboards, drums and percussion, vocals, ukulele, mandolin and more. Tuition is $85.00 per month, for a half an hour lesson once per week.  We teach all levels and all ages at the Rhum Academy. We are very proud of our Student Nights, teaching our students about performance and working with other musicians at least once per month. Private lessons are offered 6 days per week, and can be started at any time. Call 765-236-0567 today to start making your musical dreams a reality.
Sonic Explorers Class
Sonic Explorers for K - 5th grade
This is a perfect way for children to explore different instruments to see which they are most excited to learn more about. This class is designed for children ages Kindergarten through 5th grade. The idea of this class is for children to have a hands on experience with many of the instruments we teach at Rhum Academy, to help them get better idea of an instrument they would like to learn in a private lesson setting, without parents having to purchase an instrument! This class is full of fun and excitement and gets the children excited about music. Let your children discover the joy of music!
Sessions are 8 weeks and cost $150.00 (materials included) 

Summer sessions
Wednesdays - June 7th through July 26th 5:00 - 6:00pm
Thursdays - June 8 through July 27th 12:00 - 1:00pm
Graduating students will open up RhumFest at Foster Park on Saturday, July 29th!

Beginning Guitar Class
Beginning Guitar Class
Ages K - 5th grade

Beginning Guitar Class 
Ages 13 - 18

The beginning guitar class will consist of lessons based on beginning guitar techniques that will build muscle memory and right hand / left hand coordination. Students will learn open chords and how they work together, different strumming patterns and rhythm methods that will be used over their lifetime playing music. Students must bring guitar with them for this class. Space will be limited for this class, please call today to reserve your spot. 

Please call 765-236-0567 for details regarding times for this class.


Beginning Adult Ukulele Classes
Beginning Adult Ukulele Classes 
The six-week beginning ukulele class is for students 16 and older who don't necessarily know anything about music. No note reading is required! This class covers basic ukulele strumming and chords. Students will be playing songs immediately.  

This class is taught by Laura Groves and is $75.00.  Please call Mandie at 765-236-0567 to get signed up today!

*You must bring a ukulele with you. Ukuleles are available at Rhum Academy, beginning at $67.99.  

New classes to begin in the fall of 2017.  


Intermediate Adult Ukulele Class
Intermediate Adult Ukulele Classes 
This class, taught by Laura Groves, is offered to those who have a general knowledge of basic ukulele chords and strumming techniques. This six-week course will cover reading tablature, transposition, and additional chord progressions.  The cost of the class is $75.00. 

*You must bring a ukulele with you. Ukuleles are available at Rhum Academy, starting at $67.99.  

New classes to begin in the fall of 2017.

Introductory Piano Course
Introductory Piano Class 

In this class, students will learn the basics of the piano and be introduced to the different concepts of reading sheet music, understanding rhythm, and learning songs. This hands on class will allow students to learn on their own keyboard and will use a variety of games and exercises to reinforce the information being learned. Students will leave the class well prepared to use their knowledge in private piano lessons or continue onto an intermediate level of study.  This class will be taught by Sami Soutar.

The cost of this eight week class is $150.00. Class space is limited. Call Mandie at 765-236-0567 to enroll your child today!  

Summer sessions - Classes will meet every Thursday 5:00 - 6:00, June 8th through July 27th.




Rhum's Rock Camp
This camp is designed for intermediate level or above musicians, looking to experience what it feels like to be in a rock band.  It's perfect for our current students and new students alike!  Though Rhum Academy offers students the opportunity to play with other musicians on a regular basis, in the camp you will discover what bands work through together.  From naming the band and learning a cover song, to actually writing a song together, this camp will bring your musicianship to a whole new level!

June 19th through June 23rd, with a performance at Student Night on June 23rd.
       OR
July 11th through July 14th, with a performance at Student Night on July 14th. 

Enrollment Fee is $150.00

Stop by the Academy and pick up an application today!  Or call 765-236-0567 with any questions.

Folk Guitar Class
Gary Rhum will be teaching a Folk Guitar Class this summer for intermediate level players.  If you can strum a few basic chords, Gary can teach you the fundamentals of folk music, studying different legendary artists and learning to play their music.   

Call 765-236-0567 for class times.