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After School Music Lessons

The Bright School is a second campus of Girls Preparatory School's Cadek Conservatory of Music. The Cadek name has been synonymous with high quality music instruction in Chattanooga for more than 100 years.

The conservatory offers a wide variety of private music lessons at Bright in the afternoon and early evening. 

Registration for 2021-22 is now open.

FALL 2021

Full Year Term (34 weeks), August 9–May 6 *New this year!
Full Fall Term (17 weeks), August 9–December 17
Fall A Term (9 weeks), August 9–October 8
Fall B Term (8 weeks), October 18–December 17

Fall terms and full-year registration open July 1, and classes begin August 9.

*NEW this year, Cadek is offering full-year, 34-week registration for classes August 9 through May 6. Reserve your lesson time with an instructor for both fall and spring sessions!

Classes available at The Bright School, GPS and McCallie.

View the 2021-22 calendar here. 

Fall Registration Opens July 1

> Thank you to Cadek families, instructors, and leaders for your diligence and adherence to our COVID policies. In striving to keep the Cadek community safe, we were able to remain open throughout last year! 

> In-person classes for all instruments have resumed. We still require masking and social distancing. Please review our updated COVID policies here.

Cadek leaders and instructors strongly recommend voice masks, available for purchase on Amazon. For woodwind and brass instruments, please check with your instructor for their mask recommendation to best fit the instrument.

> Full-year term classes are now available! Register beginning on July 1 for 34 weeks of classes, August 9 through May 6. This is a great way to reserve your lesson time with an instructor. 

Lock in last year's pricing by signing up for full-year term classes. Lesson rates have increased 5% for the 2021-22 year. A deposit is due for all sessions, and payment plans are available for full-year and semester-long sessions.

All details, including pricing, are available through Active beginning July 1. REGISTER HERE and see details on Active. 


Cadek at The Bright School

> Cadek Coordinator Katie Talley will be at upcoming fall registration days with more information for classes at Bright, GPS, and McCallie. 

> Cadek at Bright welcomes a few new instructors! 

If you have questions, contact Cadek Coordinator Katie Talley at [email protected] or 423.634.7694.

Visit for an updated calendar, COVID policies and guidelines, and instructor bios.

Click here to register for lessons. For questions and assistance with registration, contact Katie Talley, Cadek Coordinator, at [email protected] or 423.634.7694

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