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Are we the right music school for you?
Since 1994 the Academy of Music has taught over 5000 students ranging in age from 4 to adults in Oakville Ontario. We offer private music lessons on piano, guitar, voice, violin, viola, ukulele, drums, saxophone, clarinet, and flute. We are also the proud home of the Oakville Celtic Fiddle Orchestra.
While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming an Academy of Music student and find out why we have been the #1 choice of over 5000 students in Oakville.
14 benefits of becoming an Academy student
1. Music lessons on all popular instruments.
We are the only school in Oakville Ontario that offers all of these popular instruments: Private Piano Lessons, Preschool Piano Classes, Electric and Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Singing, Bass, Drum Set, Ukulele, Violin, Viola, Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. All in one location!
2. Highly qualified teaching staff
Our teachers have received their education from prestigious institutions such as York University, Western University, Humber College, Mohawk College, and the University of Toronto. Many of our instructors have gone on performance tours of Canada, the US, and Europe and have over 25 years of professional performance and teaching experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to get to know each student and their parent on a personal level.
3. The widest range of lesson times available, sure to fit your busy schedule!
Open 7 days a week!
Monday: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Friday: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
4. Music lessons for all ages
Take a walk through our school and you’ll see children & adults of all ages experiencing the joy of music. In fact, we have many students as young as 4 and students in their 70’s learning music for the first time.
Adults: It’s never too late to learn how to play an instrument. We welcome beginners and all levels, no matter what your age!
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5. We have a proven track record of excellence
Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. The Academy of Music has a proven track record, offering quality music lessons since 1994.
6. Picture Day
We are the only music school in Oakville that offers a picture day for their students
Every May we host a free picture day with a professional photographer. This is a service that our student’s parents love as they all want quality photos of their children. Adults are welcome too! Students can bring their instruments to the photo shoot and wear whatever they like.
7. Free music recitals in a beautiful church and our annual rock band showcase!
We are the only music school in Oakville that offers free music recitals with a grand piano in a beautiful church and modern rock recitals.
Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital.
In April and December many of our students choose to perform in our biannual recitals. We hold these at a beautiful church with a grand piano, and all the equipment necessary to make you sound great. The recitals are held right here in Oakville so you don’t have to travel for a world class recital experience.
For our students these recitals are free and unlike many schools in Oakville we do not charge for recital participation or admission fees.
We also host a rock band showcase once a year, which gives your child the opportunity to play with a live rock band!
8. Optional Music Examinations
The Academy of Music offers optional music examinations two times per year. These examinations ensure that our students are fully prepared to go to the next level and contribute to the long term success of the music student. Note: Music exams and recitals are optional.
9. Professional office staff to serve you.
We strive to bring you the best customer service possible, 7 days a week. We are continually adding hours to ensure that our desk staff is able to assist you when you call or come to the studio! Most music lesson providers do not provide front desk staff, but we have full time desk staff who are available at the front desk to assist you during ALL lessons, quickly and professionally. Excellent customer service is what sets us apart!
10.Trophies, certificates and award wristbands to celebrate achievement.
We are the only music school Oakville that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies AND certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer trophies and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder” wristbands that they can show off to their friends. The Musical Ladder is our unique method of music education that you can only get here.
More importantly when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. You can only get the Musical Ladder here. We also specialize in music lessons for adults.
11. Open door policy
You are welcome to sit in and observe your child’s lessons at any time. If you prefer, you can wait in our comfortable lobby and enjoy personal time.
12. Fully stocked lesson studios
Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for lessons, including guitar amps, drum sets, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. We have invested thousands of dollars on our studio to be sure we have everything you need to learn music effectively
13. Convenient locations
The Academy of Music in Oakville is conveniently located on Speers Road at Fourth Line. Due to our central location our school is convenient for residents of Oakville as well as East Burlington.
Our Georgetown School is in St. Andrew’s United Church at 89 Mountainview Rd at Sinclair. Perfect for North and South Georgetown as well as Acton. Norval, and the rest of Halton Hills.
14. Month to Month lessons
The Academy does not require full semester registration for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.
If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract
It’s easy to take the next step:
Lessons are first come, first serve
so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!