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Villages of Urbana
3530 Sugarloaf Parkway
Urbana, MD 21704
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Attain your musical dreams with personalized music lessons and top quality instruments from Sloan School of Music in Urbana, MD. As Maryland’s preeminent music instruction provider and top instrument retailer, we offer our students of all ages and skill levels the opportunity to connect to music in a meaningful and fulfilling way. 

Founded in 2019 by dedicated and experienced music teachers, Sloan School of Music is committed to helping our students and customers create a joyful relationship with music through the use of superior musical equipment and cutting-edge technology. Our goal is to provide our students and customers with the tools they need to enrich their lives by meeting their musical goals.

Urbana's Best Music Store and Music School

The first steps on your journey to musical expression can be challenging, so it is critical to have supportive, experienced instructors and quality instruments to help you on your path. Sloan is committed to ensuring that our customers receive instruction consistent with the highest standard in the industry. Here’s what you need to know about us:

  • It is our aim to create an exceptional, people-focused customer service experience with well-informed staff and state-of-the-art technology. 
  • We want our customers to enjoy every interaction at Sloan School of Music, from private music lessons to advice about your next instrument purchase or buying basic supplies. 
  • To ensure that all of our students have access to music lessons, we accept students at all skill levels, no audition required. 
  • In addition, we participate in a variety of community outreach programs to help our students afford private instruction and quality instruments. 

Whether you are just starting out or you’re an experienced musician looking to improve your abilities, Sloan’s experienced teachers and expert staff are available to offer friendly advice and assistance on every step of your musical journey.

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The Area’s Favorite Music Lessons Provider

When you study with or purchase from Sloan School of Music, you benefit from the direct attention of seasoned professionals who have experience in every aspect of the music industry. We offer private lessons as well as a facility that includes a dedicated performance space, state-of-the-art recording studio, retail store, and group practice space. 

Guitar, Bass, Ukulele

sketch of guitar Whether you’re picking up the guitar for your local rock band or planning to crank out some classic blues riffs, Sloan School of Music has you covered. Learn everything you need to know about guitar, bass, or ukulele technique while studying under some of the finest instructors in the industry. Regardless of your skill level, our teachers are here to support you every step of the way.  Visit our Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele pages to learn more.

Drums

sketch of drums Learning how to play the drums is an exciting undertaking, and Sloan offers unique access to various instruments in our fully-equipped drum and percussion room. Our dedicated percussion space features superior quality instruments and tools to help you improve your playing. With a seasoned staff of experienced percussionists, you can enjoy the thrill of learning new drumming techniques and take your playing to the next level.  Visit our Drums page for more information.  

Piano

sketch of grand piano Learning the piano is a great way to introduce music into your life. As an easily visible and accessible instrument, the piano is a great way to learn theory and techniques while making music. Learn everything from chords, scales, and arpeggios to fun new scores with instructors from every musical background. With personalized piano lessons, you can enjoy the confidence and sense of accomplishment that comes from improving and enhancing your music skills. We also offer group classes for students who just want to try it out.  Take a look at our Piano Lessons page to learn more.  

Strings

sketch of violin Learn how to create fluid, resonant tones from your violin, viola, or cello with expert instruction from Sloan School of Music. Personalized lessons, in-house recitals, and string ensemble will help you learn and apply the best practices, postures, and positions to make beautiful string music. Our highly knowledgeable instructors have the performance experience and hands-on technique to help students of all ages and skill levels improve and perfect their string playing. For more information about our lessons and ensembles, view our Strings page.  

Woodwinds

The woodwind family includes some of the most popular instruments in every genre, including the saxophone, clarinet, and flute. At Sloan, we are pleased to offer woodwind lessons for students at any age or skill level. Our woodwind program also includes in-house wind ensembles and partnership with local community ensembles to ensure our students get the full range of performance experience. 

Take a look at our Woodwinds page for more information.

Brass

The clarion tones of brass instruments brighten the sound of music in nearly every genre. From jazz and big band ensembles to orchestras and rock bands, brass instruments like the trumpet, trombone, French horn, and tuba bring a unique sound to every musical style. The instructors at Sloan are here to help you learn expert brass playing techniques and music theory to help you meet your music goals. 

View our Brass page to see everything we have to offer!

Voice

At Sloan, we offer a host of vocal techniques through highly experienced vocal instructors. Whether you are in love with Broadway musicals or want to front vocals with your rock band, you’ll get the help you need to refine your technique and find your best voice. In addition to private lessons, Sloan encourages students to participate in local theater productions, where they can apply and hone their vocal performance skills. 

Visit our Voice page to see how our lessons can improve your vocal technique and performance.

Audio Recording

Sloan School of Music is pleased to offer audio recording lessons for students with an interest in recording. Using our cutting-edge Yamaha TF1 digital console and recording studio, our audio instructors help students perfect everything from microphone placement to mixing, mastering, sampling, and editing. The audio recording program is specifically designed to ensure that you have a thorough understanding of recording methods in a variety of settings, from private studios to large scale venues. 

Visit our Audio Recording Lessons page for more information. 

Video Production

Our team of instructors also offers video production lessons for students who want to enhance their ability to take videos. Whether you want to create small recordings for YouTube or full-length feature films, our teachers will help you produce well-written, skillfully staged, and professionally edited video recordings. 

To learn more, see our Video Productions page.

Your Go-To Urbana Music Store

In addition to providing exceptional music instruction, Sloan School of Music is a proud authorized dealer for a wide range of brand-name instruments. Dedicated staff thoroughly curate our selection of instruments to ensure our customers have access to only the highest quality gear, reliable music advice, and exceptional customer service.

Our cutting-edge retail facility includes free Wi-Fi, numerous power outlets with USB ports, and a refrigerator full of free beverages. The space is furnished with comfortable modern furniture and a variety of signed music memorabilia. No matter what your skill level, we are committed to ensuring your comfort in every aspect of our business. 

Contact the experts at Sloan School of Music with your questions about music lessons, instruments, or anything music-related today.