Our popular Group Classes are a great way to further your knowledge and musicianship.


Geared toward students taking Certificate of Merit® and ABRSM keyboard exams, but anyone can attend.

Open to students of any teacher or instrument, and include general musicianship training and music appreciation elements in addition to the Music Theory and Exam Preparation elements. 

These classes are a lot of fun for the teacher and the students, with music games and activities in addition to numerous prep exams, lectures and worksheets. 

Certificat of Merit AP Music Theory

Levels 5-Advanced: SUNDAYS at 2:30 - 3:30pm

Levels Prep - 4: SUNDAYS at 3:30-4:30pm

First Class: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2016

Last Class: SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2017

(No Classes on December 25 or January 1)

Tuition: $25 per class

Drop-Ins are welcome


Learn the basics of piano playing in a fun and engaging environment. This 7 week session will introduce piano technique, keyboard geography and rhythm awareness through games, movement and fun activities. Students will learn to sing and play several simple songs while exploring and experiencing a variety of music concepts.

When: Sundays at 1pm (45 minutes class)

Dates: September 11 through October 23. (7 weeks session)

Tuition: $195 (includes books and materials)

Where: Play Music Studios, 7335 Bollinger Road, Cupertino, CA 95014


*There are no credits/refunds for missed classes or early withdrawal. 


Students from our Songwriting and Pop/Rock Band Class performing at a recent gig. All the music is original, composed by the students in the class and in private lessons. 

This video features students of John SyzygyRon BautistaBob BelanskiBrian MoranTim Vaughan, and Cheryl Larson.



These 90 minute classes are held on Sunday Afternoons.

Our talented Songwriting and Pop/Rock Band Class Students: 

  • Compose, arrange, and perform their own original songs
  • Perform contemporary songs in a band setting
  • Learn to run a participate in a typical band rehearsal
  • Learn basic techniques for drums, guitar, bass, keyboards, and more
  • Book and promote their own giga
  • Operate recording and live sound equipment, run a mixing console