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Viola Lessons for Children at International School of Music in Potomac and Rockville


For your convenience, private lessons go month to month, and there are no long-term contracts.

Students can start at any time and we offer simultaneous scheduling for family members to save you time.

Our Music Tuition Includes:

  • Lessons that are FUN! Learn the songs/styles you love…from Pop, Jazz, Rock, Classical & more
  • Largest & Most Qualified Music Faculty in the Washington metropolitan area who LOVE to teach
  • Proven track record of success since 2004
  • Piano, Voice, Guitar, Violin, Brass, Woodwind, Drum, Preschool classes and more for all ages in two locations
  • Optional recitals so that your family and friends can share in your progress
  • Outstanding customer service by our front desk staff so that our teachers focus only on teaching
  • Professional facilities to ensure the finest possible learning experience
  • Over 300 make up classes that never expire offered to our students
  • Option to participate in our curriculum evaluation certificate program
  • Opportunity to earn a variety of certificates, pins, and trophy awards for student achievements
  • Honors program with an opportunity to perform at Carnegie Hall in NY
  • Opportunity to perform in an ensemble or band: providing students an opportunity to work with other musicians
  • Optional preparation of students for ABRSM, ASTA, NATS, MTNA, Piano Guild programs
  • ISM Ambassador Program giving students opportunities for community outreach performances
  • ISM Passport Concert Program offering free faculty performances and free student performances such as Valentine recitals, Halloween recitals, Adult Soiree concerts and more

Why Choose Us?

With a large faculty and several teachers per instrument, we can find a teacher that fits each student’s learning style, and his/her musical goals. All students have the opportunity to discuss their individual goals and learning styles with faculty and staff so they are assigned to the instructor best suited for them.

The International School of Music provides a comprehensive and robust music education. Music instruction is offered in all genres from classical, jazz, pop, rock, to folk, blues, and other genres. Our music lessons are offered to students of all ages & levels in all instruments & voice including piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, viola lessons, cello lessons, voice/singing lessons, flute lessons, drum lessons and more. Group classes, ensemble/chamber classes, our flute choir, fiddle band, guitar ensembles, string quartets, and early childhood music classes round out the selection of experiences offered.

We offer month to month lessons, so there are no semester minimums. Our flexible scheduling allows us to schedule family members simultaneously to save families hours of driving. Additionally, we offer over 300+ group classes annually, so students can make up any missed lessons.

Bethesda students having fun in their piano lesson at International School of Music

Private Music Lessons

  • 30 minutes – $52
  • 45 minutes – $78
  • 60 minutes – $104

Private instruction allows the teacher to tailor lessons to the individual’s strengths and needs, helping the student reach their full potential as a musician. Private lessons are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute increments. Contact us to see which days and times are available.

Start Your Musical Journey Today and schedule a trial lesson by calling 301-365-5888!

Instrument Explorer Class for Preschoolers at International School of Music in Bethesda

Early Childhood Music Classes

  • $240 for ten 45 min classes

Start Your Musical Journey Today and schedule a free trial lesson by calling 301-365-5888!

Bethesda Students Performing in a Music Ensemble at International School of Music in Bethesda


  • Fiddle Band: $270 for ten 45 min classes
  • Flute Choir: $270 for ten 45 min classes
  • Duo Ensemble: $26 per 30 min session
  • Trio Ensemble: $26 per 45 min session
  • Quartet Ensemble: $26 per 60 min session

To enroll in one of our ensembles please call 301-365-5888!

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