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


1 Hour


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


Group (4+ People)

Rates vary depending on workshop details.


Please call or email for an estimate.

Mobile Rates

  • $75 for first hour (covers travel expenses within Marion County, outside of Marion County will incur travel expenses, contact us to learn more)

  • $60 for second hour and up

  • A 1-hour minimum is required to book onsite services and must be paid in advance to reserve date.