September 12th, 2010

School’s Back!

School has officially started, and so have fall lessons!

Fall lessons are now in full swing! Lesson slots are filling up fast now that school has begun, so if you haven’t signed up for fall lessons now is the time to do it. You can sign up through the Registration form online (under the New Students tab), by email to, or by phone (907) 500-7455.

Reminder – We still have lessons on early release days and Monday holidays! The online calendar includes the fall and winter holidays that North Star Music Academy observes and for which lessons will be canceled. This information can also be found under the Studio Policies.

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August 14th, 2010


Welcome to North Star Music Academy!

I am so excited to be opening North Star Music Academy in my hometown of Juneau, Alaska. It is great to be back home with family and friends, thank you to everyone who has helped get this business up and running.

Summer lessons are winding down as we near the end of August! School begins Tuesday, August 24th, which means that fall lessons are starting MONDAY, AUGUST 23rd!! If you haven’t signed up for fall lessons yet, there are still spaces available. Please get signed up with the Registration Form (on the website under New Students) as soon as possible as slots are filling up fast!

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August 8th, 2010

A poem

Piano Lessons
By Billy Collins

My teacher lies on the floor with a bad back
off to the side of the piano.
I sit up straight on the stool.
He begins by telling me that every key
is like a different room
and I am a blind man who must learn
to walk through all twelve of them
without hitting the furniture.
I feel myself reach for the first doorknob.

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