Lessons & Training

Instrument Lessons, Workshops & Pro Audio Training

Playground Productions Studio brings world music and culture to Indianapolis through instrument lessons & workshops. Instructor Adam Riviere conducts our lessons and workshops at our studio on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. We also may be able to conduct some lessons via Skype. Please contact us for details or  to set up a lesson. 

We also offer in-house and remote pro audio training in the recording/sound editing software Apple Logic Pro 9 & 10 and Ableton Live (how to ReWire to Logic Pro, and other capabilities). Certified instructor Adam Riviere offers a variety of tips and tricks about these programs to help clients increase their workflow and creativity. In addition to training in the studio environment, we offer on-site tutoring in live recording/sound applications for churches, clubs, cafe/lounges and bars. Contact us if you are interested in our pro audio training services in Indianapolis and area.

Private Lesson Rates

30 Minutes

$35

1 Hour

$60

Small Group Lessons

2-4 people. Contact us to inquire about scheduling a small group lesson. Group lessons are available virtually or in-person at our location.

30 Minutes

$30 per person

1 Hour

$40 per person

Styles & Instruments Taught

Congas, Bongos, Clave, Cowbell, Shekere, Agogo Bells

Native American Style Flute

Bodhrán, Bones

Doumbek (Egyptian Tabla), Dohola, Tar, Zils, Mahzar, Riq

Steel Pan

Didgeridoo (Yidaki)

Djembe, Talking Drum, Dununs

Pandeiro, Surdo, Berimbau

Timpani, Marimba, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Snare, Bass Drum

Pro Audio Training

Private, 1 Hour

$75

Group (4+ People)

Rates vary depending on workshop details.

Non-Profit/Schools/Churches

Please call or email for an estimate.

Mobile Rates

  • Any site within Marion County and the Greater Indianapolis area will not incur travel expenses.

  • Locations outside of Marion County and Indianapolis Area area will be charged $85/hr

  • Areas that are more than 20 miles in distance will be charged a 2-hour minimum that must be paid in advance to reserve date.

  • A 1-hour minimum is required to book onsite services within Marion County and the Indianapolis Area and must be paid in advance to reserve date.