CT Music, Voice & Performing Arts Lessons
Summit Studios provides the highest-level performing arts training and voice and music lessons to people of all ages and interests. Our professional teaching artists create a stimulating and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals may find their own unique instrument within. We are proud of all of our students’ accomplishments, including:
- Acceptance into such universities as:
- Berklee School of Music
- Boston Conservatory
- Boston University
- SUNY Purchase
- NYU, Syracuse
- The Hartt School
- The University of Michigan
- Contracts with:
- Connecticut Repertory Theater
- American Family Theatre
- Disney International
- Northern Lights Theatre and numerous classical, jazz, and rock music venues.
- Top rankings in Connecticut All-State, All New England and numerous schools’ awards.
- Broadway, record deals, movie contracts, Connecticut Opera, the Macy’s Day Parade, international contracts and more.
Donna Schaffer founded Summit Studios in 1995. She established the core beliefs of the Summit program by providing excellence in musical education and artistic vision. The original location was on Summit Street hence our name. In 2000, Summit moved to the current location at 421 Main Street in Manchester, CT.
The studio offers private music lessons on all instruments and voice for all ages. Summit additionally offers instrument sales and rentals, sheet music and supplies. We even have an on-site cafe serving up snacks and WiFi access so you can catch up on your email and web surfing while you wait for your child to finish their lesson or your appointment to take your lesson!
Summit Studios offers instruction to students of all abilities by providing beginner music lessons to advanced music lessons. We serve students from throughout the Greater Hartford area including: South Windsor, Vernon, Manchester, Glastonbury, Bolton, Ellington, Tolland, Hartford, Hebron, Coventry, East Hartford, West Hartford, Andover, Avon, Simsbury, Windsor, Portland, Columbia, Wethersfield and Rocky Hill.
Meet Our Instructors
Our professional staff of teaching artists create a stimulating and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals may find their own unique instrument within.
“No other performing arts studio can rival the quality and variety of training that Summit Studios has to offer!”
Register today for lessons, classes and workshops. Enrollment is ongoing throughout the year! Call our friendly staff or visit us in-person at Summit Studios.