CVAI Classes & Curriculum are trademarked, tested and evaluated to benefit all of our students. We have many tutors in various areas as well. For tutoring, visit our services page. Check out our class list below. Classes are Thursday, Friday and our Karaoke Party is Saturday night. Days and times are subject to change. They are structured to be taken concurrently for your convenience however, you may choose to take one at a time. Our live classes are also offered online. You can participate in these individual or group classes at a local school or facility or 1 on 1, in the comfort of your home. Here is a list of our classes, days and fees.


Coachella Valley Arts Institute

41550 Eclectic Street
Palm Desert, CA 92260

(760) 440-5512

Simply put, we are good at what we do. Period.

CVAI specializes in literacy, music, live performing, music and artistic training. Our instructors and tutors are highly qualified with decades of experience in education and the entertainment industry. Learn more about them here.

What’s new this 2022? Our COVID-inspired programs!

We will be partnering with your local schools and libraries to provide our latest STEM Series! Enroll now, spots are limited and FREE.

Virtual Pro Workshop Series:

STEM Creative Art



Music Classes:


Vocal training is at 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm on Friday: Our instructors are professional singers, utilizing the exclusive Seth Rigg’s method of Speech Level Singing for training. It makes singing as natural and easy as speaking. It has been used by more than 120 Grammy winners and developed by Seth Riggs, legendary vocal coach to the stars. SLS produces an effortless, powerful and expressive voice. Ages 8 and up. This class is ongoing.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

Singing Performance / Choir Class is at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm on Friday: This is classes are offered to all students who will be taught 4 songs. The core curriculum is a deeper exploration of vocal technique, and music theory through the study of a wide variety of music written for male and female voices. Students will learn to perform on stage from our professional instructors. A final performance will be recorded for friends and family at the end of each semester and made available. Ages 8 and up. This class is ongoing.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

Dance Classes:

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Dance Classes are on Wednesdays and Fridays: CVAI specializes in a special infusion of styles crafted for live performance. These classes are offered to all students of all levels. This high energy class is like a fun fitness event, with top 40 songs, lead by professional entertainers. During each session, students mirror a dance performed by our live instructors, along with pre-recorded dancers. They will be taught the latest moves and perfected for accuracy. Students are encouraged to practice at home. They will be considered to perform live with our local artists during concerts and shows. The finale will consist of a live performance by all at the end of each semester. This class is ongoing.


  • 1 Class (Drop-In): $15
  • 1 Class (30 Minute Private Lesson): $45
  • 1 Class (60 Minute Private Lesson): $60

Ages: 2 year old to 5 years old.

  • 1 class a week: $40 monthly

  • 2 classes a week: $75 monthly

Ages: 5 year old and up.

  • 1 class a week: $50 monthly
  • 2 classes a week: $90 monthly
  • 3 classes a week: $125 monthly
  • 4 classes a week: $175 monthly

First 5 Movement Dance Class:

Ages: 2 year old to 5 years old at 3:45 pm to 4:30 pm on Wednesday and Friday.

This class is optimized for a young dancer between the ages for 2 to 5 years. Parents participation is encouraged. This 45 minute class uses many different dance songs, and creativity promoting development of literacy, balance and coordination.

Hip Hop Infusion:

Ages: 6 year old to 14 years at 3:45 pm to 4:45 pm on Wednesday and Friday.

Ages: 14 year old to adult at 5:45 pm to 6:45 pm on Wednesday and Friday.

This is the ULTIMATE Hip Hop Dance Training Experience in the country. Be prepared to be challenged by our artists in the industry specializing in youth performance training. Dancers will be challenged with multiple class types in Breaking, Freestyle, House, Jazz/Funk, Street, Locking, Pop’n, commercial and others forms. At the end of the semester, Hip Hop Infusion dancers will perform a dance showcase.

Theater & Literacy Classes:


Songwriting Class is at 2:00 pm to 2:45 pm on Thursday: This class is great for literacy and vocabulary improvement, and self-expression. Work with a professional songwriter and learn about song structure and creation. Ages 5 and up. This class is ongoing.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount
creative drama

Acting & Drama Class is at 3:00 pm to 3:45 pm on Thursday: FUN FUN FUN! Acting & Drama Class provides recreation and professional training for actors of all abilities, ranging from beginners to working professionals. As a leader in arts performance instruction, we are driven to fostering students’ creativity and skills through our performance-based training supported by an industry-focused curriculum. It is proven to improve acting & public speaking skills. Creative thinking is a must. Learn networking and social skills and become a better leader. Ages 5 and up. This class is ongoing.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

S.T.E.M. Classes:

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The ultimate goal of STEM Education is to encourage students to take an interest in STEM subjects at an early age, benefiting them when they enter the jobs market, and in turn benefiting economy.

Music & Movement Class through STEM is at 4:00 pm to 4:45 pm on Thursday:

Music & Movement is a fun filled class of music & movement through science, technology, engineering & math (STEM) for all ages. This includes singing, dancing, movement, sound and play. Parents who attend can also learn how to enrich their child’s music environment, increase music potential and understand music development. Class that is developmentally appropriate and allows siblings to enjoy this class together. Parents or chaperones are welcome and recommended to attend. 

This class is ongoing or provided in a 7 session workshop.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

Guitar Class through STEM is now available for individual and group instruction (Sessions are 45 minutes):

Students will increase understanding and explore instrument creation, STEM music careers and potential, instrument sound recording, and recording software utilization. Students will learn how to play chords and songs. Ages 9 and up.

This class is ongoing or provided in a 7 session workshop. Must have own guitar or one will be provided upon request if available.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of music groups.
  • Increase rhythm and understanding of note structure.
  • Learn about STEM Careers in Music.
  • Create and play music on the guitar.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

Karaoke Party Night: 


Karaoke Party starts at 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm on the last Saturday of the month for all ages. It is a great family fun event or you can drop off the kids at the party for date night alone… Bring snacks and drinks if you like. We have the PARTY essentials! That includes our karaoke machine, a microphone, your favorite songs, and a staging area.

Price: Only $15 a person. Ages 5 and up.

Paint Class:

Painting For Beginners, classes are offered at a designated facility or in home as an elective or for personal enrichment purposes. Painting classes may focus on one specific painting technique or several different ones.

Here are some common concepts taught in painting classes:

  • Perspective
  • Still life
  • Portraits
  • Landscapes
  • Different mediums of expression
  • Critique
  • Color creation and blending
  • Composition


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount

Online Classes:

All of our classes are available online. The classes in this section are available online only.

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Social Media Class: This class will teach your students about various social media mediums and how to properly utilize them to be beneficial and safe. Learn skills and safeutilization to help you as you continue to use social media in the future.Ages 5 and up.


  • $40 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $150. $10 Discount
music production

Music Production With Logic Class: Work with a professional engineer and learn how music and sound are edited on Logic Pro. Some prior experience with Logic is required, including recording MIDI and audio. Students should have a basic ability to create music productions, including a working knowledge of musical terms and concepts, such as basic chords and scales. Hardware and software required. Ages 12 and up.


  • $50 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $200.

Adobe Illustrator Class: Adobe Illustrator software’s most powerful tools. These Adobe Illustrator courses give students an overview of how to use the program. Ages 14 and up.


  • $45 a class.
  • Monthly lessons (4 sessions), $170. $10 Discount
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