Shady Side Academy

After-School Explorers


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Everything is going so well in our after-school program.  I am completely booked with a waiting list for lessons.  Please contact Andrea Benitez at the Junior School for more information.

Guitar Students:  We will have guitars on campus but you should make sure you have one at home to practice.  Here are some reputable music stores to inquire about guitars.

Pianos N Stuff : (Blawnox) 468 Freeport Road  Pittsburgh, PA 15238

(412) 828-1003

Hollowood Music : (McKees Rocks) 601 Chartiers Ave. 15136

(412) 771-3060

Brighton Music Center : Locations in North Hills and Beaver County



The Recital Was AMAZING!!!!


Shady Side Intro Letter


Below are the videos from the songs.  Please learn the solo sections for the auditions on March 13. 

Enjoy the 80s!

Shady Side Academy, Junior Explorers