Learning Center

The mission of the RMI Learning Center at Rick's Musical Instruments, Inc and Bravo Musical Instruments. is to provide individualized music lessons for students located in Rhode Island ( RI ), Massachusetts ( MA ) and Connecticut ( CT ). Instruction, as well as extended learning opportunities, are provided for growing musicians. Both store locations host numerous comfortable lesson rooms with heat/AC, and beautiful recital facilities that host events such as brass ensembles and flute choir performances. Our facilities also includes luxurious waiting areas offering a leather couch and other ample seating, flat screen digital TV with cable, reading material, and Wi-Fi. Both locations are neighbored by restaurants as well.

The RMI Learning Center employs over 30 talented instructors who boast impressive resumes in learning and performance. Rick's prides itself on quality music teachers who are specialists on their chosen instruments. The RMI Learning Center also reaches out to home educated students to provide musical instruction. Additionally, the Center supports school music programs and directors as a provider of music advocacy, guest artists and clinicians, new teacher mentoring and professional development.

Please contact the store location nearest you for lesson rates.

Our Teachers

Flute

Cumberland
Pamela Ryan-Landry
(508) 380-9018

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
Jim Foster
Amy Hubbard

Clarinet

Cumberland
Joe Alberg (401) 222-0912
Jen Balfour (401) 487-7398
Katelain Tavares (401) 301-5852

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
Jim Foster
Amy Hubbard
Katelain Tavares

Saxophone

Cumberland
James Mullen (401) 533-2774
Katelain Tavares (401) 301-5852

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
Jim Foster
Amy Hubbard
Katelain Tavares

Trumpet

All Locations
Scott Abrahamson
(774) 654-0007

Cumberland
Dave Bergeron (401) 356-4273
Richard "RJ" Cordeiro
(401) 837-0549

Trombone

All Locations
Scott Abrahamson
(774) 654-0007

Cumberland
Christopher Depot (401) 935-3303

French Horn, Euphonium, Tuba

All Locations
Scott Abrahamson
(774) 654-0007 (Beginners Only)

Piano/Keyboard

All Locations
Martha Anderson (401) 301-4726

Cumberland
Ron Johnston (401) 595-5403
Joe Pinto (401) 334-6062
Brijette Stamp (401) 743-3447
Marissa Silva (401) 309-9197

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
John Lavalle
Beau Smith
Rob Martin (Beginners Only)

Bass Guitar & Ukelele

Cumberland
James Lyle III (401) 714-6675

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
Jay Rigney
Otis Read

Guitar

Cumberland
Matt Kucharski (401) 651-8583
James Lyle III (401) 714-6675

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
John Lavalle
Otis Read
Jay Rigney (Beginners Only)

Banjo, Mandolin, Bluegrass Guitar

All Locations
Bill Thibodeau (207) 949-0868

Violin, Viola

Cumberland
Erik Talley (401) 481-1376

Rehoboth
John Lavalle (508) 336-6180

Voice

All Locations
Martha Anderson (401) 301-4726

Cumberland
Arielle Rogers (401) 433-7022
Marissa Silva (401) 309-9197

Rehoboth
Lisa Kelly (508) 336-6180

Drums/Percussion

Cumberland
Peter Doiron (401) 578-3978

Rehoboth
All Teachers (508) 336-6180
Taylor Field
Rob Martin