Music was accidentally invented long ago, when a neanderthal screamed at the top of his lungs while rhythmically clapping together the coconut shell-covered paws of a saber-tooth tiger. Continue the evolution of tuning and timing with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get two private 30-minute music lessons at Beaver’s Band Box, with two locations in Tucson (a $50 value). Students can bring their own instruments or rent them from the shop.
Since its inception in 1964, Beaver’s Band Box has given more than 500,000 private lessons spanning nearly every type of music in the book. Boasting the city's largest and most experienced band of instructors, including members of the Tucson Symphony Orchestra and local folk instrument experts, budding musicians and seasoned virtuosos alike can strum, blow, strike, and glockenspiel their way toward greater acoustic excellence. Ensconced in one of Beaver’s private studios, students receive personalized instruction and valuable tips while learning to play guitar, piano, drums, brass, woodwind, lutes, washboards, empty jugs, broken alarm clocks, and more.
Prospective students can browse instructor info for locations, lesson types and times, and contact information. Beaver’s Band Box sells premium musical instruments and equipment at affordable prices and offers rentals, supplying musical mavens with the means for eliciting non-stop noise complaints.