Arts Institute

Instructor helping a student learn to play the piano

Private music lessons

Study voice or playing instruments one-on-one with some of the region’s foremost musicians.

Instructor showing an acting student how to stand.

Private coaching for the actor

Take private acting lessons to develop your performance technique.

Toddler's First Music Class

Our weekly classes will be full of movement, music and exploration for toddlers and parent or guardian. We will sing, dance, hone listening skills, play instruments and learn together. Get ready to make music with jingles, rhythm sticks, rattles, drums, and resonator bars!

Musical Seasons for Kids

Let’s celebrate your preschooler with music at IU Southeast! As your child’s independence continues to evolve, this class will tap into their love of the outdoors and help further develop their listening skills, self-expression through music, language, and play.


The Arts Institute is located in the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center on the campus of Indiana University Southeast. This state-of-the-art facility houses the Music Department, the Theatre Department, and Arts Institute offices, classrooms, rehearsal spaces, and teaching studios.

The Ogle Center
Stiefler Recital Hall
Richard K. Stem Concert Hall

The Ogle Center boasts three performing spaces: The 500-seat Richard K. Stem Concert Hall, renowned for its acoustical superiority. The Stiefler Recital Hall is an intimate, 96-seat hall used for faculty and student recitals. The 338-seat Robinson Theater is used primarily for theatrical productions. Arts Institute Preparatory School recitals are generally held in the Stiefler Recital Hall. The Ogle Center includes the Barr Art Gallery.