Music 2018-03-04T22:19:58+00:00


Spectrum Creative Arts offers a thriving music program with many opportunities for musicians of all ages and ability levels to engage in the experience of learning to play an instrument.

Whether it’s your first encounter with an instrument, or you’ve taken lessons previously, our skilled team of music instructors is able to incorporate your personal goals into your instructional experience.

Spectrum instructors incorporate a variety of dynamic approaches into instruction, including improvisation, songwriting, and creative music making. For young learners, developmental approaches for skill acquisition are integrated to help teach concepts of rhythm, structure, music expression, and creative movement. Opportunities are also available for exploring sound recording and music production.

As a person-centered creative arts hub, Spectrum instructors individualize approaches to instruction to maximize learning success for each student.

Spectrum offers instruction on a wide variety of instruments, including:

  • piano
  • voice
  • guitar
  • drums
  • flute
  • clarinet
  • saxophone
  • cello
  • violin
  • trumpet
  • bass

Wondering about a specific instrument that you don’t see on here? Give us a call! 585-383-1999.

Private Lessons

Work 1:1 with a private instructor to explore an instrument or musical technique. Click here to see a full list of the instruments and focus areas we offer.


Spectrum is home to several wonderful performing ensembles. Click here to visit the ensemble page and learn more about how you can get involved in these groups.

Group Classes

Registration is open for Spring 2018! Check outour brand new line up of group programming for the Spring semester!

Spring 2018 Classes and Programs

Registration is open for our 2018 Spring semester! Check out our catalog for a complete list of the classes and programs we will be offering this season. The last day to register is April 6th and spots are going quickly! Give us a call at (585) 383 – 1999 or complete your registration by filling out the form below to reserve your spot today!

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**Audition Announcement** Swing to your favorite oldies with our newest cover band: CHROME

June 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Announcing auditions for Spectrum's newest musical ensemble, CHROME. Fill your summer with covers of your favorite timeless oldies tunes, performed by YOU! We're seeking artists ages 14+ of all ability levels, no matter your skills (vocals, playing an [...]

Take your creativity from 0-60 this Summer at Spectrum Creative Arts

June 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Summer officially begins in less than a week, which means textbooks are closing, schools are sounding their final bell for the year, and students who enjoy studying the creative arts in school are already [...]

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