TAPS oa - Enroll

Enrollment Information

Over the course of this semester, participants will participate in a curriculum specifically designed for distanced learning and students with limited access to instruments. TAPS OA can accommodate your personal schedule, as all classes will be recorded. 


Semester Dates: September 8th - December 18th

Live Masterclasses: Wednesday 5PM PDT


Audit Tuition$399 USD - Payment Plans Available

       Live & Recorded Access to 14 Masterclasses

       Participate live in dialog of sessions and Q&A's


Series Fees: $65 USD 

       Live & Recorded Access to a Faculty Member's 2 Masterclass Series

       Participate live in dialog of sessions and Q&A's


Tuition: $850 USD - Scholarship & Payment Plans Available

       Live & Recorded Access to 14 Masterclasses

       5 Private Lessons with your choice of faculty

       4 Video Review Sessions

       All classroom sessions include the ability to re-watch any classes on your own schedule

Topics to be covered: 

JASON HAAHEIM: 9/9 & 9/16

  • Deliberate Practice: the Scientific Method Applied to Your Craft

  • Applying the Deliberate Practice Framework to Timpani Technique, Sound Concepts, and Repertoire

SHAUN TILBURG: 9/23 & 9/28

  • The Audition, Part 1: Organizing, Scheduling and Purposeful Preparation

  • The Audition, Part 2: Specifics of Dissecting Licks, Critical Recording/Listening and Mock Auditioning

JOSH JONES: 10/7 & 10/14

  • Relaxation: Moving Comfortably at the Instrument and in Your Body

  • Acting Musical: A New Method to Think Musically


MATT HOWARD: 10/21 & 10/28

  • Accessories: How to Choose the Right Instrument and Basic Sound Production

  • Principal Percussion Basics: Developing an Ear for Balance, Phrasing, Placement & Sound Quality


DR. DON GREENE: 11/4 & 11/11

  • Peak Performance Part 1: Channeling Energy, Building Confidence, and Strengthening Courage

  • Peak Performance Part 2: Focusing Past Distractions, Getting in the Zone, and Mental Toughness

TO BE ANNOUNCED: 11/18 & 12/2

  • Stay Tuned!


TED ATKATZ: 12/9 & 12/16

  • Time: Immediate Strategies of Developing Time, Rhythm, and Tempo Selection

  • Getting Gigs: A Guide to Getting Gigs Before, During, and After COVID-19

Application forms for the Alan Abel Memorial Scholarship and Financial Aid will be emailed to you after completing the form below. 

Registration Form

A nonrefundable $65 fee will be charged at the time of registration. The fee will be credited towards your enrollment. We will follow up via email afterwards to confirm your tuition payment method if a balance remains. 

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