NMS Online

Through the NMS Online Learning program students from across the country can enjoy exceptional music lessons from the comfort of their home!

How does it work?

Four Simple Steps:

  • Technology Check – do you have a computer with working microphone and camera and a broadband internet connection?
  • Instrument and Curiosity Check – do you already have an instrument in good working order? Are you ready to sing, play, act or read music better?
  • Email NMSOnline to set up your FREE 30 minute introductory lesson with an exceptional instructor.

If the lesson was a success, sign up for a six-week lesson package, or simply continue for the rest of the academic year in weekly or every-other-week lessons.

We can’t wait to start working with you!

Online 30, 45, 60 or 90 minute lessons are available in:

  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Piano
  • Voice (classical, musical theater, jazz and pop)
  • Flute
  • Guitar (classical, flamenco, folk)
  • General Music Reading
  • Composition
  • Music theory
  • Clarinet
  • Ableton Live

Six-week online lesson packages are perfect for the student looking to: prepare for a school concert / talent show / school musical prepare for an audition/play for a loved one’s wedding/ brush up on a favorite piece/ clarify musical technique/ write a song.

Learn to Program! Ableton Live

So you know how to use Abelton Live a LITTLE, but you really want to learn more? This is the class for you. Youtube tutorials can only take you so far; learn to create the sounds and music you love with guidance from a live expert. This online class will take place in the comfort of your own home. Students are required to have a computer (equipped with a a camera and a microphone) and Skype.

Music Development – Celebrate Theory – Level 1

This beginning online music theory course is appropriate for string, wind, brass and vocal students with 3 years of playing experience and piano students with 2 years of study. Students will learn the building blocks used by composers to create music, for example half and whole steps, keys, clefs, sharps, flats and intervals. . Take these classes from the comfort of your own home. Students are required to have a computer (equiped with a a camera and a microphone) a copy of the Celebrate Theory - Level 1 book and a willingness to dive in.

Music Development – Celebrate Theory – Level 2

This online music theory course is appropriate for string, wind, brass and vocal students with 3+ years of playing experience and piano students with 2+ years of study. Students will deepen their study of rhythm, scales, intervals, half and whole steps, and general music analysis paired with listening activities. Take these classes from the comfort of your own home. Students are required to have a computer (equipped with a a camera and a microphone) a copy of the Celebrate Theory - Level 2 book and a willingness to dive in.

Music Development – Celebrate Theory – Level 5

Preparing for the Level 5 Music Development theory exam in August? Review all of the materials related to pitch, notation, rhythm, scales, keys, intervals, music history, chords and harmony. Take these classes from the comfort of your own home. Students are required to have a computer (equipped with a a camera and a microphone), a copy of the Celebrate Theory - Level 5 book, and a willingness to dive in.