music2Learn All The Required Skills

By following The Performers Institute’s proven methods and instruction you will avoid the pitfalls and common mistakes musicians make in the entertainment business. Our team of experienced industry pros will help steer you in the right direction. Talent alone does not guarantee success. Talent with the addition of discipline and business savvy will set you apart from the rest and give you the competitive edge.

chat-2Talk to Our Experts

The Performers Institute’s instructors are professional musicians – making a living each and everyday doing what they love and what you might aspire to achieve.  Joining The Performers Institute puts you in direct contact with some of the most talented musicians in Arizona. Many spent years in the Los Angeles scene have valuable insight into life as a performer in a highly competitive market or university.

people2Why Choose TPI?

The Performers Institute is different from all other music schools. Instructors are professional working musicians with many years of performance and teaching experience.  With our private instruction, we give you access to more business tools,  which provides real life, day-to-day business skills, to ensure your success.  There simply isn’t an institute like TPI, that can assist an artist to pursue a performing arts career or help prepare for a music college audition or mentor a more mature performer in reaching his or her performance goals.

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Joe Costello

Joe was born in New York State and moved to The Big Apple after graduating college with a music performance degree.


“Joe is a fantastic drummer, but more than that he is a savvy business person who has helped many excellent musicians get work in the Valley. A real pro with amazing skills and energy!”

Mitch Meyerson

My daughter has taken drum lessons from Joe Costello and he is simply amazing!!  He is so patient and creative.

Jessica White

I’ve decided to take some workshops at TPI in order to fill in the blanks of my music career and take it to the next level.

John Dawson