Beginner to Advanced Levels, ages 7 and up in Guitar, Bass, Uke, Banjo, Piano, or Vocal Technique

Lessons include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Building your chord vocabulary
  • Learning practicing techniques
  • Learning how to play your favorite songs
  • Learning how to write your own songs
  • Basic understanding of music theory applied to your instrument
  • Improvisation and creative approach to learning scales and melodies
  • Tuning and maintenance of your instrument

Lessons are 30 minutes on Wednesdays between 4 and 8:30pm.

TO ENROLL: Please call the office at 413-245-9977 or email [email protected] to secure your time slot.

TO MAKE A PAYMENT: Registered students may use the payment portal below.

TO CANCEL: If you need to cancel a lesson you must notify the instructor before noon  the day of the lesson, otherwise payment will be expected for that session.

Instructor: Tony Valley

Tony offers lessons from 4 to 8:30pm in Guitar, Bass, Uke, Banjo, Piano, or Vocal Technique for Beginner to advanced, ages 7 and up. He has been playing music since he was 14, previously touring with bands throughout the Northeast and still performing as a stand-in for bands. You can find him out at many local performance venues on a solo gig or as a duo. Tony also owns and operates Tony V Entertainment and Tony’s Happy Valley Pizza Truck and hosts Triple Creek Open Mike at the Palmer Historical Society. 

Learn more about Tony at

23SMMUS100 - Learn an instrument with Tony

Max Per Order:30


June 5, 12, 19, 26 (4 classes, $100)

Max Per Order:30


July 10, 24, 31 (3 classes, $75)

Max Per Order:30


Aug 7, 14, 28 (3 classes, $75)

Max Per Order:30
Download: Hitchcock Youth Consent / Emergency Form

A separate form for each student under 18 must be completed by a parent or guardian and returned to Hitchcock Academy.