About Summit Studios

CT Music, Voice & Performing Arts Lessons


Summit Studios provides the highest-level performing arts training and voice and music lessons to people of all ages and interests. Our professional teaching artists create a stimulating and nurturing atmosphere in which individuals may find their own unique instrument within. We are proud of all of our students’ accomplishments, including:


Donna Schaffer founded Summit Studios in 1995. She established the core beliefs of the Summit program by providing excellence in musical education and artistic vision. The original location was on Summit Street hence our name. In 2000, Summit moved to the current location at 421 Main Street in Manchester, CT.

The studio offers private music lessons on all instruments and voice for all ages. Summit additionally offers instrument sales and rentals, sheet music and supplies. We even have an on-site cafe serving up snacks and WiFi access so you can catch up on your email and web surfing while you wait for your child to finish their lesson or your appointment to take your lesson!

Summit Studios offers instruction to students of all abilities by providing beginner music lessons to advanced music lessons. We serve students from throughout the Greater Hartford area including: South Windsor, Vernon, Manchester, Glastonbury, Bolton, Ellington, Tolland, Hartford, Hebron, Coventry, East Hartford, West Hartford, Andover, Avon, Simsbury, Windsor, Portland, Columbia, Wethersfield and Rocky Hill.

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