Tuba Classes at International School of Music in Bethesda and Potomac

Tuba Lessons in Bethesda and Potomac

Virtual and In-Person Tuba Lessons

Private and Customized Tuba Lessons

The International School of Music offers private instruction in tuba. Students generally need to be big enough to hold the instrument, and need to have developed a great lung capacity. Tuba lessons focus on sound production, exercises for breath control, articulation, sight reading and repertoire. Students continue on developing more advanced technique and repertoire. They are also encouraged to analyze, interpret, and expand on their knowledge of music theory. In addition to helping students prepare for concerts, competitions, and ISM evaluations, all tuba students are invited to perform in ISM recitals. 


The International School of Music is proud to have some of the finest tuba teachers in the Washington Metro area who can help students enhance their skills for their school band program or develop advanced skills for solo repertoire. If you want to get ahead in your school band, prep for a competition, or just have fun learning tuba, then you’ve got to come to the International School of Music for private lessons!  And, when you are searching for “tuba lessons near me,” you’ll note that we are only minutes away from students in Bethesda, Potomac, Rockville, Chevy Chase and Washington D.C.


Voted the best for Music Instruction by Washington Families and Best of Bethesda, the International School of Music’s tuba lessons offer all of the following:

  • Engaging, fun lessons taught by top-rated teachers who tailor class instruction to meet each student’s individualized goals and interests.
  • Trophies, certificates, and award wristbands to celebrate achievement.
  • 80+ student performance opportunities throughout the year including Carnegie Hall, Kennedy Center, and Strathmore.
  • Flexible makeup schedule via 300+ group classes which offer well-rounded music education and fosters a community atmosphere for our students.
  • Opportunity to participate in ISM ensembles and chamber programs.
  • Month to month lessons without a long-term commitment.
  • Excellent track record since 2004.
  • Professional office staff seven days a week to serve you.
Tuba Performances at International School of Music in Potomac and Chevy Chasese

Why Take Tuba Lessons With Us?

  • Customized tuba lessons for your individual musical goals
  • The best comprehensive tuba classes in the Washington metropolitan area
  • Convenience and flexibility
  • Virtual and in-person lessons

Online Tuba Lessons

The International School of Music is currently offering Online Tuba Lessons as part of our distance learning program.  Students can take virtual Tuba classes with our top-rated Tuba faculty from the comfort of their home!  Our high-quality online Tuba lesson program uses video conferencing systems like Skype or Zoom. All students need is a laptop or tablet, and a reliable internet connection and their instrument.

Tuba Teachers

Our tuba teachers work with students of all ages and offer instruction to students of all levels, be they beginner, intermediate, or advanced. During online lessons, students can work on solo literature, etudes, orchestra, and band excerpts from all ranges of styles like classical, jazz, rock, pop, blues, and more! Our lessons provide wonderful convenience, safety, and best quality education with our top-rated tuba instructors who have students’ best interest at heart! The International School of Music faculty will customize lessons to students’ goals and teach students the music they want to play! Learning to play the tuba is easier than ever with online lessons. We’ll help you schedule your lessons with the best instructor at the most convenient time for you.

Performance Opportunities

We offer fantastic opportunities for tuba performances, and all instruments for that matter! Students interact with peers by participating in performances, festivals, concerts, and masterclasses with faculty and other visiting artists. Recitals, which are included in the tuition, allow each student to display their achievements. Our tuba students have unique performance opportunities, such as our Carnegie Hall, NY Honors Recital, our Passport Concert Series, as well as our Ambassador Community performances. 

Certificate Programs

ISM charts students’ progress through optional written evaluations that contribute to their long term success and ensure that they progress. Optional Certificate/Diploma Programs are offered by ISM both through its own program and by meeting the standards of ABRSM, ASTA, National Piano Guild, NATS, MTNA and many other national organizations.

Interested in Learning the Tuba?

We want you to love your lessons so we offer a risk-free trial, and no long-term contract! We guarantee a customized online experience that will exceed your expectations, so contact us today!

“We just wanted you to know that we really love our Zoom music lessons! Our kids seemed much more engaged during their lessons and couldn’t wait to start practicing afterwards.” —Marisa L.

“Thank you so much for transitioning my children’s music lessons to online, as all of their other activities have been canceled. Their music lessons have provided them with so much joy, purpose and structure and it is great to have music in our home during this anxious time.”—Amy S.