Customized Music Lessons in Ahwatukee for All Experience Levels, Kids, Teens & Adults!


Music Maker Workshops LLC is Ahwatukee's Premiere music studio.  This locally family-owned music lesson studio was founded by Mrs. Beverly Bigam in 1997 and is currently co-directed by her daughters Kim Steedman and Shelley Yakubow.  We offer both in-person and online music lessons for students as young as four years old up to senior citizens.
With a team of over 35 amazing teachers, we pride ourselves on finding the correct teacher for each student.  The collaboration of our team is our strength as we work together to help students achieve their goals.
It's been 25 years since Mrs. Bigam opened this music studio here in Ahwatukee. So naturally, we are closely connected with many families in the community.  In addition, we are thankful for our collaboration with the Ahwatukee Chamber of Commerce and local business owners.   Plus, we've earned recognition as being the  #1 music studio by the voters of Ahwatukee Foothills Newspaper for eight years in a row!  We'd love to have you join our studio community.   

A Few Benefits of Becoming a MMW Student

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Lessons for a Variety of Musical Intruments

Piano, Guitar, Bass, Voice, Violin, Viola, and Cello, Drums, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Flute, Piccolo, Clarinet, Saxophone, Ukulele, Mandolin, Banjo for Students of All Ages in One Location!


Safety is our #1 Priority

Virtual lessons are always available for students.  We follow CDC guidelines and recommendations for in-studio lessons.  Now masks are optional, we use hand sanitizer stations and there is continual cleaning before and after each lesson.     


We Have an Amazing Team of Instructors

We are a team dedicated to providing music lessons, programs and performance opportunities for students of all ages and levels, with the goal of growing musical intelligence and appreciation.  

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We Offer Many Performance Opportunities

We have two recitals annually held at Esperanza Lutheran Church and quarterly showcases at Hawthorne Court.  Also students in our music programs have performed at:  Local Restaurants, Festivals and Parades.


We're thoroughly enjoying all the wonderful performances so far and look forward for what's to come!

Ms. Shelley is assembling a special flower for each performer, enjoy your time on the stage 🎶


Congratulations to Evelyn for winning a special custom 25th Anniversary water bottle from our IG giveaway last week! 🎉 ...

T-minus 20 minutes until Spring Recital #1 begins, we cannot wait! 🎶 ...

Tuning up for a great week ahead!! Only 4 more days until our Spring Recitals begin 🎶 ...

Congratulations to our office coordinator, Ms. Annika, who graduated from ASU this week with a Bachelor's in Political Science and minor in Arabic studies. She will be attending USC in the fall to pursue a Master's Degree in International Relations! ...

Sunday Student Spotlight: Alivia P.

"Livi is always well prepared for her lessons! She's very creative and is coming up with some fantastic mash ups. She's a good listener and knows her pieces thoroughly!"-Ms. Arielle

Alivia's favorite part about being at Music Makers is seeing her teacher and the excitement of learning new songs. Her favorite song to play is jack O lantern because it reminds her of Halloween and is her favorite time of year. Every time she plays the song, she gets excited for Halloween. Keep up the great work Alivia!

We love to celebrate when our students succeed! Congratulations to Reyansh who recently completed his first piano lesson book.

His excitement was contagious, we love #makingmomentsthatmatter

Do you want to get started in music lessons?
Call or text 489.706.1224


I lucked into this fabulous music opportunity when a friend invited my kids. Fast forward two years and we are ALL taking music lessons here. I've always wanted to learn piano, but who has the time? Waiting for my kids in their own lessons, I realized I now did have the time. They squeezed us all into the same day and time, and accommodates my work schedule. When a child in drums was desperate to quit, I sent them to chat with the front desk. The response was better than great - and that same child is now taking DJ lessons (that really have become piano, but since I didn't approve piano is much more exciting for them to sneak out in their way... Of course I'm thrilled!) My piano lessons are fabulous and all the instructors are equally awesome! I've been tapping my novice instructions on my steering wheel when caught in traffic every morning... And am surprised I'm finally doing what I never thought possible. A++++!!!!"

M. E.

"Kids did a week long summer camp; music + art. They loved it and want to go back for more next year!"

Ellen Tadman

"We LOVE Music Makers. My 6 year old daughter takes piano lessons weekly and has also gone to camp there. She is learning so much from the amazing Mrs. Shelley every week! The camps are wonderful. They get to learn three different instruments of their choice in small groups. All the teachers at camp were fantastic. They did a super cute performance for the parents on the last day of camp and we got to go to the different classrooms and see everything they learned that week. Definitely recommend Music Makers!"

Heather Cahill

"Music Makers Workshops is the ONLY camp and weekly lesson that my kids get excited about. The instructors are patient, knowledgeable and FUN! We always look forward to seeing the same instructors year after year and getting to know the new ones. As a parent, I am so pleased to see my children's enthusiasm for learning to play different instruments and watching them fall in love with music - thank you MMW!"

Candice Yoder

"My daughter has taken piano lessons at Music Maker Workshops since she was 4, and she is turning 13 this December. Mrs. B. and her family, as well as Jess have always EXCEEDED my EXPECTATIONS, and have been a crucial part of my daughter's musical life. Key points are them recommending teachers who motivate and stimulate my daughter vs. me having to NAG her to practicing. Mary is her current piano teacher and has EXCEEDED our expectations with teaching my daughter how to write in and improvise by adding melodies and harmonies to make the piece more difficult. Mary helps motivate, yet diversify my daughter by having a classical piece, jazz piece, and popular piece for flexibility. HIGHLY RECOMMEND Music Maker Workshops!"

Kim Horn