Guitar Academy

Academy faculty

Atanas Tzvetkov  

Atanas Tzvetkov was born in Sofia, Bulgaria where he obtained his Master's degree in music pedagogy. In 1995, he began studies with Ernesto Bitetti at the IU Jacobs School of Music, where he earned a Performer's Diploma, Master's degree, and Doctoral degree in guitar performance. He has recorded and released solo compact disk of guitar works by Spanish and Latin American composers. He has directed Jacobs Guitar Academy since 2000.

For more information, please contact musicsp@iu.edu.

Youth program

Regular options

  • Newcomers or Returning Students up to Age 12:
    30-minute lessons (1/week) - $390
  • Newcomers or Returning Students up to Age 12:
    30-minute lessons (2/week) - $780
  • 45-minute lessons (1/week) - $565
  • 45-minute lessons (2/week) - $1,130
  • 60-minute lessons (1/week) - $735

Advanced options

  • Newcomers or Returning Students up to Age 12:
    30-minute lessons (1/week) - $420
  • Newcomers or Returning Students up to Age 12:
    30-minute lessons (2/week) - $840
  • 45-minute lessons (1/week) - $595
  • 45-minute lessons (2/week) - $1,190
  • 60-minute lessons (1/week) - $765

Ensemble options

  • Ensemble/Group Lesson Package* - $120

Please contact Atanas Tzvetkov (avtsvetk@indiana.edufor required course authorization. 

Adult program

Beginning guitar

  • Level 1 (8-weeks) - $157
  • Level 2 (8-weeks) - $157
  • Level 1 or 2 (16-weeks) - $304

Intermediate guitar

  • Level 1 (8-weeks) - $157
  • Level 2 (8-weeks) - $157
  • Level 1 or 2 (16-weeks) - $304

Flamenco guitar

  • Level 1 (8-weeks) - $168
  • Level 2 (8-weeks) - $168
  • Level 1 or 2 (16-weeks) - $330

Adult Individual Guitar Lesson Packages

  • 2 lessons - $112
  • 4 lessons - $222
  • 8 lessons - $436
  • 12 lessons - $636
  • 16 lessons - $832

How to apply

  1. Eligibility: The Guitar Academy welcomes students of all ages, from children as young as 5, to those 18-years and older.
  2. Application Process: To apply, please complete the online registration form. The Guitar Academy has a rolling registration.
  3. Payment: Accepting payment via credit card or check. Please do not end checks or any other forms of payment to the Office of Jacobs Academy.

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