Vocal Lessons

Drum Lessons

Acoustic and Electric Guitar Lessons

Keyboard and Piano Lessons


What We Do

Our private lesson program offers personalized, one-on-one instruction for music lovers of all ages and skill levels. From your very first note on a brand-new instrument to elevating your skills to the next level, our team of expert instructors is here to help.

Weekly lessons tend to be the best educational experience for most learners. They provide the regularity you need to keep your skills moving forward, while keeping things fun and approachable. We offer 30 and 60 minute weekly lessons, booked on a recurring monthly basis. Want to take a single lesson? We are happy to work with your schedule.

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Group classes are perfect for adult students (16 and up) who want to engage with music in a fun and social environment. Classes run as a series of 4 to 6 weekly, 1-hour sessions that focus on a particular area of interest. Examples include: Ukulele for Beginners, Basic Blues Guitar, Songwriting 101, and more. If you are a beginning to intermediate student and would like to learn while meeting fellow music lovers, our classes are a great fit.

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Workshops are single 2 - 3-hour programs that provide an in-depth look at a particular topic. They are a great avenue to explore more advanced content with an expert instructor and meet fellow students with similar interests. Workshops can include subjects like Introduction to Nashville Number Charts, Essentials of Jazz Improvisation, and much more. We update our programs regularly, so keep an eye on our website and social media for what's coming up next.

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We think music is like great BBQ or Queso — best when shared. That's why we provide regular opportunities for our students to perform throughout the year. In addition to traditional recitals, we host open mic style student events at venues across Austin. We want to provide fun and relevant ways to engage with music performance — so invite your friends and get on stage with Strait School of Music!

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Why Strait School of Music?


Your musical journey should be fun and rewarding. Every kind of music can be a great springboard for learning! That’s why our teachers work with you to plan a course of study based on your unique goals and interest.



Music is for everyone. We welcome students of all ages, experience levels, and walks of life. From The Beatles to Beyoncé, Mozart to Motörhead — you name it, and we'll help you find your voice.



Our instructors are qualified to teach across age levels and musical styles. In addition to their educational training, they bring a wealth of real-world experience as performers on stages and in studios around the world.



We have a variety of booking and scheduling options available to fit your busy life. Our super-friendly staff is ready to help make your lesson experience a breeze.



Music is a fantastic way to build community. Our group classes, workshops, and performance opportunities are all great ways to meet fellow music lovers.



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Who We Are


Since our founding in 1963, the mission of Strait Music has been to create excitement about music by inspiring musicians of all abilities to discover their unique voice. That spirit of creativity, inspiration, and discovery is alive and well at Strait School of Music. We believe that music makes life better.


From kids to adults, from professional players to educators to those who just love to make some noise — we all deserve to enjoy the mental, emotional, and physical benefits that playing music provides.


Whether it's in our retail stores, music school, or repair department, we love helping our community make music a rich and fulfilling part of their lives, whatever their interest or skill level may be.

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