Cappella Music Academy provides positive, memorable opportunities for students of all skill levels to explore their interest in music through a rewarding progression of discovery.learn more about our lessons
The piano is both approachable for young beginners and richly complex for advanced players, and is perfect for learning to read music and building a strong musical foundation.
Guitar & Ukulele
One of the foundational instruments of contemporary music, our guitar instructors teach across genres and will equip you to play for yourself or as part of a group.
The vocal instrument is a complex living system and healthy technique is the key to lifelong enjoyment. Study musical theater, pop music, opera, or anything that interests you.
Violin & Viola
Whether you want to learn the classics or contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the technique needed to excel at these captivating instruments.
The drum kit is an energetic instrument that cultivates precise rhythm and strong music fundamentals. Learn to create fun and complex beats while developing healthy technique.
The low pitch of the bass guitar holds down the groove in almost all styles of music. Learn to play different styles and techniques.
Cello lessons will help you to develop strong fundamentals and play without tension to create a clear and beautiful sound on this soulful instrument.
Develop a beautiful sound on the saxophone, clarinet, oboe or flute. Study the musical style of your choosing with our highly qualified woodwind instructors.
Multi-Award Winning Music School
“Brittany is an amazing teacher! She’s been teaching for 14 years and I’ve watched many of her students progress and become wonderful pianists. Brittany has also performed in many venues including The Museum of Flight, Barnes and Noble, and many churches for a variety of occasions.”
“I was so impressed by the professional way Cappella Performing Arts Academy put together their piano recital this last week! Additionally, each student was well prepared and did such a nice job. Truly inspiring performance!”
“As a parent, I am thrilled with the experience my daughter has had learning piano over the last 3 years. She is happy and excited to attend her lessons because the instructor makes the lessons challenging, meaningful, interesting, and fun.”
“We absolutely love our guitar teacher! She really listens to what my daughter would like to learn and what style. She encourages her and isn’t pushy. We are so happy we found Cappella!”
“Great staff and an awesome instructor. I’m getting better every week. I can’t wait to start playing Phantom of the Opera!”
“Cappella Music Academy is *the* place to learn music in the Bonney Lake area. The wide variety of instrument-specific offerings, group sessions, great space, excellent rates, and friendly staff make it an easy choice for music instruction.”
“Our daughter is 9 years old and has been interested in playing the piano for many years. We drove by in the fall and noticed this place opened recently and were accepting students.”
“We are so impressed with Cappella Music Academy. Everyone is extremely friendly, knowledgeable and exceptional at their craft. Everything about the academy is first-class, from the amazing bi-yearly musical performances to the attendance incentive trophies.”
“I’ve had my kids in music lessons for a number of years with Cappella. I continue to be impressed with their level of service. My kids absolutely love going here!””
“Most professional studio I have ever had the opportunity to take lessons from. So grateful for the experiences I had with miss Brittany. If you want to make it to the top in the music industry, she will get you there.””
“I have been thoroughly impressed with the friendliness, professionalism, and knowledge the staff has! Every teacher has a passion for music and it passes to their students!””
“Such a wonderful place to learn! High class lessons at an affordable price!! I highly recommend Cappella for its great family friendly lessons and wonderful teachers!””
“We signed our son up for drum lessons and have been pleased with the service, instruction and professionalism that Cappella has shown. They teach not only the fundamentals but also music theory which I believe is important.”
“My daughter is enrolled in Beginning Choir at Cappella Music Academy. She is 6 and this is her first formal instruction. She absolutely loves it! She gushes about the class for the rest of the day and always “counts sleeps” until she can go again.”
“Cappella Music Academy is awesome. The staff is absolutely amazing, extremely professional and very knowledgable. If anyone is wanting professional lessons to look no further!”
“We had been looking for guitar lessons for my daughter for quite some time and now that Cappella’s has opened we are so happy to have her enrolled! It’s a convenient location, redone inside and she has a one-on-one class each week.”
“Cappella is one of the few places we were able to find Drum lessons available for our son. The process from the moment you call to your lessons is spectacular. Their service and instructors are very knowledgeable and they truly strive to make sure you are welcomed and successful in your learning.”
“Every teacher here is amazing. We have two children taking lessons through Cappella. Would highly recommend them to anyone looking for music lessons.”
“I was an adult student of Brittany’s and loved my lesson times with her. She is a very patient, cheerful teacher and I learned so much!”
“Top-notch piano teachers. I have witnessed amazing results with their students!”
“Our daughter started private piano lessons with Miss Brittany when she was four years old. It has been a year and we are so impressed at how much she has learn and grown! Not only is Brittany an amazing teacher, but she teaches with patience, kindness, and love. ”
Music Lessons in a Nurturing & Family Friendly Environment
Cappella Music Academy provides lessons to children and adults of all ages. Private instruction is available. Music enriches our lives. Enrich your life: listen, learn, and perform. Your interest is the key. You must take the first step. Let our teachers be your guide
Reasons you’ll love CappellaGET STARTED
01 Proven Track Record of Excellence
Visit our testimonials page to see what our students are saying about Cappella Music Academy. Our music school has a proven track record of offering quality piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, bass lessons, drum lessons, ukulele lessons, flute lessons, clarinet lessons, viola lessons, cello lessons and violin lessons in Bonney Lake, Washington, Tacoma, Washington and Gig Harbor, Washington year-round. Our full-time mission is teaching music lessons at the absolute highest caliber!
02 Widest Range of Lessons
Cappella Music Academy is the only music school in Bonney Lake, Washington, Tacoma, Washington and Gig Harbor, Washington that offers music lessons six days a week from early in the morning to late at night to accommodate your busy schedule. We don’t want scheduling to be the reason you didn’t learn an instrument!
03 Month to Month Lessons!
Cappella Music Academy does not require semester minimums for music lessons! We want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis. If you are ready to start music lessons, you have nothing to lose! We know you’ll love taking lessons with Cappella Music Academy so much, you won’t want to leave! Our Bonney Lake, Tacoma and Gig Harbor music teachers are committed to making your learning experience amazing at each and every lesson!
Other reasons students love CapellaGET STARTED
ALL IN ONE LOCATION
Wouldn’t it be nice for your whole family to be able to take music lessons at the same time with separate teachers? Now you can! We can schedule your music lessons back to back or simultaneously with separate instructors! We provide everything in one location for your busy schedule! Offering piano lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons, bass lessons, drum lessons, ukulele lessons, cello lessons, viola lessons and violin lessons all in ONE convenient location in the heart of Bonney Lake, Tacoma and Gig Harbor!
WORLD CLASS FACILITY
All of our music instructors have college training or extensive professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. We are confident that we have the right music teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities and are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that YOU want to learn!
Comfortable Parent’s Lounge
With each of our two locations boasting over 2,000 square feet, we have the most spacious and parent-friendly lobbies in the area. Instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a spacious, professional parent’s lounge with comfortable chairs, free Wi-Fi and magazines. We also provide large observation windows on every door so that you can watch your child’s lesson while you wait. Or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson anytime you like!
Lessons Offered Year Round!
We offer Electric and Acoustic Guitar lessons, Voice lessons, Piano lessons, Bass lessons, Drums lessons, Ukulele lessons, Violin lessons, Cello lessons, Viola lessons and MORE! We are the only school in Bonney Lake, Washington, Tacoma, Washington and Gig Harbor, Washington that offers all of these instruments, five days a week, year-round! We are also the only music school in Pierce County that offers all of these musical instruments through the summer months as well!
Early Morning & Lunch Time Lessons Spots Available
Since we are the largest academy in the area, we are able to be a “full service” music school. This allows us to offer lessons as early as 8:00 AM. We also see many students between the hours of 11AM-2PM. If you are a homeschool student, parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early morning and lunch time lesson spots!
Trophies, Certificates and Award Wristbands to Celebrate Achievement!
We are the only music school in Pierce County that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies AND certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer trophies and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder” wristbands that they can show off to their friends. More importantly, when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, and their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. You can only get the Musical Ladder here. We also specialize in music lessons for adults.
Located on Main Street in the Heart of Bonney Lake, Tacoma and Gig Harbor!
Due to its multiple locations, Cappella Music Academy is convenient to all areas of Bonney Lake, Sumner, Orting, Buckley, Enumclaw, Auburn, Lake Tapps, South Prairie, Edgewood, Fife, Puyallup, Graham, Tacoma, Federal Way, Kent, Lakewood, Gig Harbor, Des Moines and beyond!
Free Music Recitals in World-Class Performance Halls
We are the only music school in the Bonney Lake, Tacoma and Gig Harbor that offers FREE recitals in first-class professional recital halls. Every parent just wants to know how their student is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment is really worth it is to have their child participate in a recital. In Spring and Winter, many of our students choose to perform in our biannual recitals. We hold these at prestigious auditoriums around the Bonney Lake and Tacoma areas. For our students, these recitals are free, and unlike many music schools in the Seattle area, we do not charge recital participation or admission fees.
Washington’s #1 Music School for All Ages & Skill Levels!
Cappella Music Academy is the leading and most preferred music school in the Greater Seattle Area. With locations in Bonney Lake, Fircrest and Gig Harbor Cappella has the most experienced and skilled team of music teachers in all of Puget Sound. Whether you are a beginner musician or have played your instrument for many years, Cappella Music Academy is the place for you!
Our mission is to equip students of all ages, levels and backgrounds with the highest caliber of performing arts education. Our ultimate priority is to develop and shape each of our students into unique and creative artists; thus to benefit both themselves and others through the world of the performing arts. Cappella Music Academy is committed to providing our students with the most elite level of training through our stellar, world-class faculty and staff.
Our team strives to instill a lifelong passion for the arts in each of our students so they may achieve their fullest artistic potential.