Music Lessons

Express Yourself – Moshannon Valley YMCA’s Academy of Music

The Academy of Music offers Guitar, Bass, Drum, Piano, Vocal, Ukulele, Mandolin lessons for ages 7 and up. Lessons are available 7 days a week during YMCA hours.


  • Jon Phillippi  – Guitar, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele, Song Writing, and Full Band Coaching
  • Vanessa Negaard – Piano
  • Steve Treado – Piano, Bass, Ukulele, Mandolin, Guitar, Song Writing
  • Wade Flick – Drums
  • Scott Wilson – Vocals, Song Writing
  • Alayna Fedarko – Bass, Guitar

Individual Lessons:

One-on-one structured lesson.

1hr:                           $30 Member/$40 non Member

1/2hr:                        $15 Member/$20 non Member

4 Lesson Special:        $55 Member/$75 non Member

Group Lessons

Learn to play songs in a group setting.

1hr:                         $20 Member

1/2hr:                      $10 Member

Other Benefits:

  • Quarterly Shows: Student showcase their talents while playing with Academy of Music instructors
  • Summer show opportunities
  • Opportunities to travel to other YMCAs to showcase musical talent
  • Quarterly newsletter

Other Class Options:

  • Song writing and composure classes
  • Music Theory classes
  • History of Music classes


Jon Phillippi
[email protected]
(814) 342-0889