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  • Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire your children to be ambitious.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

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  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you

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  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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About Us

Studio 814 School of Performing Arts is a fine arts enrichment program, offering students of every age an opportunity to grow as performing artists. We offer programs in music, dance, and drama, from individualized private lessons to group classes and performance opportunities. We are also able to offer our music students to opportunity to sit the ABRSM exams, an exam that strengthens their musical skills by setting benchmarks and celebrating various levels of achievement.

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The Studio 814 music lesson program began as the BISCLP Music School in 2006 and includes students from the British International School of Chicago and the local community. We have carefully selected talented faculty members with a wealth of teaching experience and individual skill to ensure the best possible learning experiences to our students.

Music Lessons

We offer the following music lessons:

Piano Age 3 and up
Violin Age 4 and up
Ukulele Age 4 and up
Music Theory Age 5 and up
Music Composition Age 5 and up
Classical, Electric & Bass Guitar Age 6 and up
Woodwind, Brass, Percussion Age 6 and up
Voice Age 6 and up


Lesson Details

Studio 814 lessons are held Monday through Friday 3:45-8:45 and Saturdays 8:30am - 1:30pm at the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park. The school is open to all students at BISC, along with everyone from the surrounding Chicago area.

Pricing for Individual Instrumental Classes

30 minute Individual Lesson $40
45 minute Individual Lesson $60
60 minute Individual Lesson $80


There is the opportunity to sit the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music graded music examinations in Grades 1-8, along with a Prep Test for young students or beginners.  Visit the ABRSM's youtube channel to learn much more about this assessment tool and the advantages it offers our students: