1. The largest private ALL YEAR-ROUND music education facility in U.S. Virgin Islands on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix that will teach you the music you want to learn.
We have many music instruction rooms at each location dedicated to Guitar, Voice, Piano, Violin, Drums, Steel Pan, and other instruments. Students learn the style of music they love on these instruments. We also have large rooms for orchestra and band or ensemble lessons or practices. We have a grand piano in our auditorium called, G-Clef Hall. The auditorium is used for recitals, receptions, workshops, professional musician rehearsals, and mini performances.
2. Guitar, Piano, Drums, Voice, Singing, Bass, Ukulele, Band/Ensemble Lessons for Children and Adults and Sound Systems to play your favorite mobile device in each room in ONE location!
We are the only ALL YEAR-ROUND music school in St. Thomas and St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands that offers all of these popular instruments: Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Drum set, Steel Pan, Voice, Singing, Bass, Ukulele and year-round band sfor children and adults in one location. We are also the only school in the Virgin Islands that has installed Bluetooth capable sound systems available for each room so that you can bring your iPhone, iPad, or any mobile device to give you the BEST music lesson experience in St. Thomas and St. Thomas that no one else can offer.
3. Qualified music teaching faculty in St. Thomas.
We have qualified music teachers, all with either university training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn during your music lessons. Our music teachers encourage you to progress at your own pace, whether in a private or group lesson setting. Our teachers gently motivate you to strive further and advance in your playing abilities. G-Clef is the perfect place for you to develop your music performance skills. We inspire, coach and encourage you to grow in your musical talent and skills.
4. The widest range of music lesson times available five days a week!
We are the only private music school in St. Thomas that offers music lessons FIVE days a week to night to accommodate your busy schedule. The St. Croix music lesson schedule was reduced due to COVID-19.
TUESDAY through SATURDAY
St. Thomas Office Hours: 9:00am-6:00pm
Music Lessons Conducted Tuesdays through Fridays - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Music Lessons Conducted Saturdays - 9:00am to 5:00pm
St. Croix Office Hours:
Office Hours (By appointment): Thursdays and Fridays, 3:00pm to 6:00pm and Saturdays, 9:00am to 2:00pm
Music Lessons Conducted Thursdays and Fridays - 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Music Lessons Conducted Saturdays - 9:00am to 2:00pm
5. An over 10-year proven track record of excellence since 2008.
The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music, guitar, voice, singing, piano and drum lessons in St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands year-round for over 10 years. We expanded to the island of St. Croix in 2019. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons to help you achieve your individual goals and aspirations. Our teaching method has been trusted by 800 families for over a decade.
6. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced student, you're welcome to learn and grow in music!
Many schools have an intimidating university style curriculum taught by instructors who would rather be performing than teaching. Our NUMBER ONE priority is helping St. Thomas and St. Croix area music students achieve their musical goals. We can teach music to persons at any age (ages 3 to 93). If you're a beginner, very young or an adult, you're welcome to GET STARTED learning music at G-Clef! If you’re an adult beginner, or are looking for music lessons for your children, or even an adult who wants to get back into lessons, we are happy to teach you! To insure that you or your child grow consistently, we encouraging incentives.
7. We also cater to intermediate and advanced students.
We offer instrument instruction for all levels – beginners, intermediate and advance students. We look for innovative and special opportunities to help our students learn to their highest ability. Offering quality guitar, voice (singing), bass guitar, drums, violin, ukulele, piano lessons in St. Thomas and St. Croix. We also provide instruction in brass and woodwind instruments. Instruments vary on each island.
8. A parent's/student's sitting area for our clients.
With over 4,000 square feet we offer a parent and student friendly waiting area. Our parents and and children enjoy a sitting area with comfortable chairs, flat screen TV that features valuable music information, music school literature, children's books, access to water cooler and restrooms with stalls. We are also very open to allowing parents, who's children are having a private lesson, to sit in on their child’s lesson anytime they'd like.
9. The most technologically advanced and fully stocked music lesson rooms in St. Thomas!
Our music rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including instruments, amps, sound systems, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is yourself...and be ready to learn.
Technology is also a big part of lessons at G-Clef Music Academy. We use music notation software to create sheet music, as well as arrange songs to specifically tailor them for our student singers and musicians. This allows students to perform to their highest potential with the support of modern equipment and the most up-to-date music software. Feel free to "Bring Your Own Device" to your lesson to plug into our sound systems. No other music school in St. Thomas offers this technology. We provide you with a cutting-edge lesson experience at G-Clef.
10. FREE music recitals in G-Clef Music Hall and other world-class venues!
We are one of the only music schools in St. Thomas that offers FREE recitals in a first class professional recital hall.
Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital.
Qualified students perform in our Annual Grande Recital Week is held in June in our very own G-Clef Music Hall.
For our students these recitals are free and unlike many schools in St. Thomas. We do not charge for recital participation or admission fees.
11. Certificates, awards, and special events to celebrate achievement.
We are the only private music school in St. Thomas and St. Croix that gives their students the opportunity to earn special certificates at recitals and awards for progressing in their music. Do other schools offer certificates? “A few.” But none of them inspire their students by giving them special incentive awards for practicing and in-lesson performances!
More importantly when our students have an in-lesson performance coming up, these incentives, will encourage students to practice more! The results? Their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. Call us for more details about the very sweet rewards for new enrolling students in our Special Events and Student Benefits package.
12. We offer unique REFERRAL REWARDS! Tell your friends about G-Clef and get a *GIFT CARD, plus your friend will SAVE on their enrollment tuition.
We're the only music school in the U.S. Virgin Islands that offers these sweet rewards for referrals.
13. LOVE MUSIC WEEK - We celebrate our love for music and our gratitude for our current students by giving them a FREE CUPCAKE!
The week of Valentine's Day (February 14) is great time to recognize our love and share our love for music. We are the only music school that treats our currently enrolled annual students with a FREE cupcake. It's a wonderful and delicious photo opportunity!
14. Lunchtime, and evening lessons for homeschoolers, retirees, college students and busy working professionals.
Since we are the largest private music school on the island of St. Thomas, we are able to be a 'full service' music school. This allows us to offer lessons as early as 1:00 p.m. and as late at 7:00 p.m on weekdays and all day (9:00am to 7:00pm) on Saturdays. Our St. Croix location holds lessons at 3:00 p.m. till 6:30pm on weekdays and Saturdays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. We provide early afternoon private lessons for all ages. Adults and seniors can learn how to play the piano in one-hour weekly group lessons offered on St. Thomas on Thursdays at 1:00pm. If you are a homeschool parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible (or busy) schedule, take advantage of our early afternoon and late night time lesson spots. Call us today to set up your lesson time!
15. Located in the Heart of St. Thomas and St. Croix, USVI
We are centrally located on the islands of St. Thomas and St. Croix , U.S. Virgin Islands. Our school is conveniently located in Mandela Circle, across the street from Wendy's and Yacht Haven Grande. Our St. Croix location is in the Sunny Isle Shopping Center (Unit #13). Both locations are near major grocery stores, banks, restaurants, and great retail shopping. Plus, plenty, plenty of PARKING!!!
16. Financial Aid - We help point you to financial aid opportunities
We accept VI Department of Human Services’ Block Grant Vouchers for Child Care Services for G-Clef Music Academy private, semi-private, group and camp programs. Call the the department at (340) 774-0930 and ask for the Office of Child Care. If you or your child has a passion for music and are financially challenged, please call G-Clef Music Academy's office to get more information about support.
17. Music Learning is FUN - We reinforce music theory through fun and exciting music games, songs and quizzes
Besides using the traditional methods of teaching music theory, G-Clef Music Academy takes it up a level and utilizes games, songs and quizzes to reinforce music theory!
18. Ice Cream Day - Students get two scoops of FREE ice cream
We are the only music school that treats its currently enrolled annual students with TWO FREE SCOOPS of delicious ice cream on Memorial Day (in May) from an ice cream truck on G-Clef's premises. It's a sweet treat to celebrate each student's success! It's also a delicious photo opportunity!
If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here. We will not commit you to a long term contract.
It's easy to take the next step:
ST. THOMAS ADDRESS: 8A Estate Thomas, Suite 201, St. Thomas, USVI 00802 (2nd Floor on Mandela Circle (Upstairs of Cravin' Crabs, Next Door to Natural Food and Deli, Across the Street from Wendy's Havensignt Mall/Port of Sale, Near Yacht Haven Grande). Parking available. Enter in the rear.
ST. CROIX ADDRESS: Sunny Isle Shopping Center, #13, St. Criox, USVI (Near Rainbow and Clara's Special Occasions; across the hallway from the shopping center's restrooms) Also conveniently located near the the center's amphitheater and play area, plenty of shops, stores, banks, and many government agencies. Plenty of parking in the front and in the rear of our location.