Since its inception in 1996 with grant funding from Indiana University, the Arts Institute has offered quality instruction in the arts for all ages. Private lessons are offered in keyboard, voice, and stringed, brass and wind instruments. Classes in the Suzuki method (violin, viola, cello, and piano), adult piano, theatre, vocal training and music technology applications are currently available. All classes are non-credit and are held on the IU Southeast campus in the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center. Most Arts Institute faculty members are on the IU Southeast faculty. Highly qualified local artists and educators also teach for the Arts Institute. These fine instructors hold degrees from respected institutions and bring extensive experience to our programs.