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

Spring 2022

The Jacobs Guitar Academy will run from Monday, January 10–Friday, April 29, 2022.

Regular Options

Taught by qualified instructors. For newcomers or returning students up to age 12.

  • One 30 min. lesson per week - $315
  • Two 30 min. lessons per week - $625
  • One 45 min. lesson per week - $465
  • Two 45 min. lessons per week - $925
  • One 60 min. lesson per week - $615

Advanced Options

Taught exclusively by Atanas Tzvetkov, director. Only for newcomers or returning students up to age 12.

  • One 30 min. lesson per week (only for newcomers or returning students up to age 12) - $360
  • Two 30 min. lessons per week - $715
  • One 45 min. lesson per week - $525
  • Two 45 min. lessons per week - $1,045
  • One 60 min. lesson per week - $715
  • Ensemble/Group Lesson Package* - $100

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

Youth Guitar: Register for Spring

 

Summer 2022

The Jacobs Guitar Academy will run from Sunday, May 2 – Thursday, June 10, 2022.

Regular options

Taught by qualified instructors. For newcomers or returning students up to the age of 12 years.

  • One 30-minute lesson/week: $144
  • Two 30-minute lesson/week: $288
  • One 45-minute lesson/week: $198
  • Two 45-minute lesson/week: $396
  • One 60-minute lesson/week: $276

Please contact Atanas Tzvetkov (avtsvetk@indiana.edu) for required course authorization.

Advanced Options

Taught exclusively by Atanas Tzvetkov, director. Only for newcomers or returning students up to the age of 12 years.

  • One 30-minute lesson/week: $162
  • Two 30-minute lesson/week: $324
  • One 45-minute lesson/week: $222
  • Two 45-minute lesson/week: $444
  • One 60-minute lesson/week: $294

Youth Program: Register for Summer

Adult program

Spring & Summer 2022

The Adult Division of the Guitar Academy has a rolling registration.

Beginning Guitar

  • Beginning guitar class Level 1 - 8 weeks - $157
  • Beginning guitar class Level 2 - 8 weeks - $157
  • Beginning guitar class Level 1 or 2 - 16 weeks - $304

Intermediate Guitar

  • Intermediate guitar class Level 1 - 8 weeks - $157
  • Intermediate guitar class Level 2 - 8 weeks - $157
  • Intermediate guitar class Level 1 or 2 - 16 weeks - $304

Flamenco Guitar

  • Flamenco Guitar class Level 1 - 8 weeks - $168
  • Flamenco Guitar class Level 2 - 8 weeks - $168
  • Flamenco Guitar class Level 1 or 2 - 16 weeks - $330

Adult Individual Guitar Lessons Packages

  • 2 Lessons - $104
  • 4 Lessons - $204
  • 8 Lessons - $400
  • 12 Lessons - $588
  • 16 Lessons - $768

Adult Guitar: Register for Spring   Adult Guitar: Register for Summer

How to apply

  • Eligibility: The Guitar Academy welcomes students of all ages, from children as young as 5, to those 18 years and older.
  • Application Process: To apply, complete the online registration form. Please remember your log-in credentials for later access to the order. The payment process may be completed with a credit-card or check following the instructions on the application.
  • Non-Refundable Registration Fee: Please note, a Non-Refundable Registration Fee of $15 will be applied to the order for registration services. This is not included in the cost of tuition.