Open Practice

Open Practice Time (OPT) will be offered starting in summer 2015. Our summer term will last from June 15 - August 28.

OPT is an opportunity for Academy of Sound students to have additional, supervised piano practice time in the Academy's facilities.

OPT will generally be available Wednesdays and Thursdays between 12:30 PM - 4:00 PM. 

Exact availability may vary week to week. Check this page and/or the Calendar tab for updates.

  • Students may practice in an open Academy lesson room or the waiting area.
  • Maximum of one hour per day.
  • Availability may be limited and will be granted on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Students must be enrolled in Open Practice Time with an account in good standing.
  • Call the Academy Office at 608-371-9030 or send an email to to check availability before arriving.
  • No one other than parents may accompany students to Open Practice Time. Non-students and other guests are not allowed.
  • OPT rooms and scheduling will be managed and monitored by Academy staff. No unsupervised practice will be allowed.
  • All other Academy policies and parent info apply to Open Practice Time.
There are two ways to enroll:

1) Open Practice Time for $50/summer, for previously enrolled Academy piano students (2014-15) who are not enrolled in summer 2015 lessons. Students new to Academy of Sound will need to enroll in concurrent summer lessons to access Open Practice Time.

2) Open Practice Time: Add-On for $25/summer. for students concurrently enrolled in summer piano lessons.

Non-piano students enrolled for summer 2015 may also have access to OPT, though we suggest contacting us at for a consultation before registering.