Idaho Percussion Academy

Idaho Percussion Academy

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Idaho Percussion Academy (IPA) is Idaho's premier percussion studio. Located in Meridian, ID.

Led by Vincent Rhinehart, IPA is dedicated to providing top-notch comprehensive music lessons. We offer private lessons for all percussion instruments - for those who want to casually learn an instrument, or those who have long-term goals for their music career.

We offer:

Private lessons

Virtual music lessons

Audition coaching

Music theory

Group lessons

Operating as usual


Happy 2024 from Idaho Percussion Academy! 2023 was a fantastic year and we can’t wait to see what the new year brings!


Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!


Say it louder for the people in the back 😤🎶🥁

Photos from Idaho Percussion Academy's post 08/28/2023

We had an AMAZING time this past Saturday at the PAS Idaho Day of Percussion™️. There were a total of 12 IPA students in attendance! We can’t wait for the next event!


HUGE shoutout to IPA students DJ and Merrick for completing their first season of DCI with ! Big congrats to IPA alum Gabe for completing a season with . Our students do awesome things because of their hard work! Individual and group lessons available signup today at

Idaho Percussion Academy Idaho Percussion Academy (IPA) is Idaho's premier percussion studio. Located in Meridian, ID.


Did you know that we also provide percussion rentals? Check out this BEAUTIFUL Musser M150 marimba that one of our top students just started renting! Contact us today to find top quality percussion instruments to rent.


Hello everyone! We are excited to be accepting new students into the studio for the summer! Please help spread the word if you or anyone you know is looking for percussion lessons. Feel free to DM with any questions :)


Even though school is almost out, we are still learning over here at
IPA student, Robert, passed his scales test this week by playing all 12 major scales and arpeggios! Keep up the great work Robert!

Photos from Idaho Percussion Academy's post 05/17/2023

Out with the old….

In with the new!!!

We are thrilled about our new studio space in Meridian. We have more than tripled the size of our previous space and can now offer our students even more! IPA is enrolling for the summer, DM us for more details.


Excited to be working with the youth academy students today!


We’re not all just about drums! Check out IPA student Paul getting ready for his audition by working on some triangle technique. Keep up the great work Paul!

Photos from Idaho Percussion Academy's post 05/09/2023

Congrats to IPA students Devin and Kaden for mastering their 12 major scales! Keep up the great work fellas!


Check out IPA student Andrew who completed learning all of his major scales AND also was chosen to be a part of Idaho’s Middle School Honor Band! Keep up the amazing work Andrew!


Hello everyone! I have some very exciting news for the IPA studio. Effective May 1st, we will relocating the studio in order to expand the studio space! This new space is going to be nearly 3x the size which will allow us to offer more group lessons, classes, and individual lessons. Find us starting May 1st at:

621 W. Broadway Avenue
Meridian, ID 83642

In addition to this, Idaho Percussion Academy will now also begin offering percussion repairs! Bring in any percussion instrument to be tuned, fixed, or repaired. We will also offer pick up and delivery services as well as house calls.

Thanks everyone for your continued support!!

Photos from Idaho Percussion Academy's post 04/03/2023

Congratulations to current IPA students DJ and Merrick for both earning contracts with the !!

Photos from Idaho Percussion Academy's post 02/12/2023

IPA students DJ, Jaiden, and Merrick all performed with the BSU honor band today. They played absolutely amazing! Very proud to have them in the studio!


Want to take the next step in your playing? Come join Idaho’s most well-rounded percussion studio. Sign up for lessons today!


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These kids KILLED it last night in their concert. It was such an honor to share the stage with them.


SO excited to announce that I and IPA have officially become an endorsed educator by !

VF sticks and mallets have always been my top choices and I am very excited to begin fostering this professional relationship 😁🔥🥁


IPA would like to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving! We are so thankful for our Treasure Valley community.


Did you know that IPA also offers virtual lessons? This is a great resource for students who aren’t able to get to our location in Meridian. Book your lessons today to begin taking your playing to the next level!


Another reason to fund the arts!


IPA alum Gabe Hansen throwing it down with the SO proud of this guy and how far his hard work has taken him!


This is one of IPA’s newest students! She has spent the last couple months at getting ready for the National USN Sea Cadets Band with the ! She has been working so hard on a ton of different pieces and we know she is going to excel when she goes to DC next month. Best of luck in this endeavor!


Congratulations to IPA student DJ on a successful BSU Chamber Music Camp this past week! DJ was voted the “Most Outstanding Percussionist” at this years camp! Keep up the great work DJ!

Boise State University Department of Music


Fun fact of the day!


This is Matthew playing a beat from “The Drumset Musician” book. Matthew always has the best attitude and work ethic when he comes into lessons. Summer lessons available for all skill levels! Sign up today!


Last lesson EVER with this guy. Gabe has far exceeded my expectations with percussion. He’s been contracted to march with the playing snare drum. This guy works harder than any other high school student I’ve met. Best of luck in all your endeavors Gabe! Keep up the hard work and you will go far!

Chamber Music Camp 05/25/2022

This is a great opportunity for all 7-12 grade musicians! I also have the honor of teaching there this year 😎

Chamber Music Camp

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Videos (show all)

Happy Holidays everyone! Here’s Carter laying down a funky 16th note beat and fill! #idahopercussionacademy #idahomusic ...
No better way to start off the week than with some tasty beats! Ben is working on some drum fills while incorporating th...
This is Matthew playing a beat from “The Drumset Musician” book. Matthew always has the best attitude and work ethic whe...
Last lesson EVER with this guy. Gabe has far exceeded my expectations with percussion. He’s been contracted to march wit...




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