Student Gallery


A picture collection of items that we think are one of a kind or very cool and happenings with students, concerts and more at our shops and studios.

Progressive Music Center® student Joseph Hough got a chance to meet and hang with KISS before a recent concert.

Drummer Jim Keltner's Vintage DW "Superman Hair Blue" Drum Kit. Throughout 1988 - 1992 this drum kit was the primary kit used by Keltner on recordings with artists Roy Orbison, Rod Stewart, Eric Clapton, Los Lobos, Joe Cocker, Lionel Ritchie, Chris Isaak, B.B. King, Warren Zevon, Tom Petty, John Lee Hooker and many more.

Cool Harmony 4 String Tenor. We just got a chance to repair one of these in our shop.

Plain White T's @ Taylor Guitars

Strikingly beautiful DW drum kit


The Best Music Lessons

Since 1992 Progressive Music Center® has offered the best in music lessons for violin, guitardrum & percussionpianovoicebass guitar and sax lessons along with our nationally recognized Rock Academy program and group guitar and drum lessons.

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Multiple Family Member Discount!

We offer discounts for multiple family members taking lessons with us which makes it affordable for everyone to enjoy music making.

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Summer Camps

Check out our amazing Original School of Rock Camps! These camp weeks will get you up and playing in a band and performing in a professional concert. Open to all guitarists, drummers, bassists, keyboardists, vocalists and anyone ready to rock! Find out more!


We carry a huge selection of name brand instruments at affordable prices. Fender, Line 6, Walden, Dean, Mapex, Sabian, Dream cymbals, Ernie Ball, Vic Firth and many other top brands are always in stock. We can match any big box store price and often beat internet pricing by as much as 50%!

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Gift Certificates

Looking for the perfect gift that is the right size, right color and lasts a lifetime? Give music with a gift certificate from Progressive Music Center®. Great for birthdays, anniversaries, or any occasion.

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