Learn Music Technology

Private Music Technology & Recording Lessons in McMurray, PA for all ages and all skill levels.

All Ages & Skill Levels

Students at Anderson Music Academy have the opportunity to work in our state of the art recording studio and learn to harness the latest tools in music technology for composition, arranging and music production.

What Is

Music Technology & Recording?

The 21st century has ushered in a revolution in how music is created and consumed. The average music listener has more songs available to them on their phone than the most devoted collector could’ve accumulated in a lifetime. A songwriter with a MacBook computer has more studio tools available to them for FREE than a million dollar studio could provide only 20 years ago.

The challenge is to utilize these tools to rise above the noise.

What to Expect For

New Students

Our students work in Pro Tools, Logic Pro X, Sibelius, Garageband, Final Cut Pro and more. These tools can be used for composition, recording, or even creating video game music! Learn to write a score for a symphony orchestra, or to write and record your own music. Learn to mix a demo for your band, or to create an online presence for your music. The possibilities are endless!


Tuition Rates

Tuition is payable monthly on the 1st of the month. Payment is always the same flat rate, regardless of student absences or scheduled teacher vacation breaks.

Monthly Tuition Rates: based on 48 lessons offered per year

There is an annual $45 /per family studio registration fee.

Ready to Get Started?

Schedule a New Student Orientation

Frequently Asked Questions

Some questions that prospective drummers often ask:

What equipment do I need to start learning to play drums?

At a minimum, a drum student should have a set of drums sticks and a practice pad. You can also get a beginning drum set and accessories like cymbals, pedals, and a drum throne. 

Are electronic or acoustic drums better for beginners?

 Electronic and acoustic drums have advantages and disadvantages; the choice largely depends on your preferences, budget, and living situation. Either option is suitable for learning to play.


What is the best age to start learning drums?

There is no definitive "best age" to start learning drums, as people can successfully learn to play at various stages of life. Many experts recommend that children can start learning drums as young as 5-6 years old, depending on their interest, attention span, and motor skills.