Music Lessons in Washington DC

Begin Your Journey as a Musician

At Middle C Music, you’ll find a path for acquiring the skills and confidence to play the instrument of your choice. Located in historic downtown Washington DC, we have everything you or your child needs to grow musical talent — a variety of instruments, accessories, sheet music, instruction and performance opportunities. Music lessons for kids and adults are available.

Our teachers specialize in a variety musical styles and instruments. Whether you want to belt the latest Broadway tune, burn on a jazz standard, or shred today’s chart hits, Middle C Music is the place to learn.

We offer music lessons on Guitar, Drums, Violin, Voice, Piano, Ukulele, Woodwinds and Brass Instruments all in one location for both adults and children.

Lessons Offered

  • Guitar & Ukulele

    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.

  • Piano


    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.

  • Voice


    The vocal instrument is a complex living system and healthy technique is the key to lifelong enjoyment. Let our instructors guide you on your journey of expression and discovery.

  • Violin & Viola

    Violin & Viola

    From classic to contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the bowing and finger technique needed to excel at playing the violin.

  • Cello


    Cello lessons will help you to develop strong fundamentals and play without tension to create a clear and beautiful sound on this soulful instrument.

  • Drums & Percussion

    Drums & Percussion

    Learn to play the drum kit and other percussion instruments. Create fun and complex beats while developing healthy technique.

  • Woodwinds


    Develop a beautiful sound on the saxophone, clarinet, oboe or flute. Study the musical style of your choosing with our highly qualified woodwind instructors.

  • Brass


    Learn how to play the trumpet, cornet, tuba, trombone and more. Private brass lessons are a great supplement to school music programs. Study your favorite genre with your teacher.

  • Bass Lessons

    Bass Lessons

    The low pitch of the bass guitar holds down the groove in almost all styles of music. Learn to play different styles and techniques.