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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 3 to adults in Oakville Ontario. We offer private music lessons on piano, pre-school piano, guitar, voice, violin, viola, fiddle, ukulele, drums, saxophone, clarinet, and flute, as well as pop choirs, and rock bands. 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
1. Music lessons on all popular instruments.
We are the only school in Oakville Ontario that offers all of these popular instruments: Private Piano, Preschool Piano, Electric and Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Singing, Bass, Drum Set, Ukulele, Celtic Fiddle, Classical Violin, Viola, Saxophone, Clarinet, and Flute. All in one location!
Piano lessons are also available in the comfort of your own home. Visit our in-home lessons page for more information
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 music lesson times available seven days a week!
We are the only music school in Oakville that offers music lessons seven days a week as early as 9:00 a.m. to as late as 9:00 p.m. to accommodate your busy schedule.
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 3 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
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!
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. Ontario Music Teachers Guild Membership
The Academy is a member of the Ontario Music Teacher’s Guild, a non-profit organization dedicated to continually improving and enhancing the experience of learning music. Membership in the guild allows the school to participate in 2 annual music festivals per year designed to celebrate the art of music performance and allows students to gain performance experience and showcase their talents . We are the only school in Oakville with the OMTG membership.
10. Music Lesson Rewards for Kids
Academy of Music students earn music points every lesson that they can save to buy cool music prizes. They can earn extra music points by practicing more, memorizing their lesson song, or performing in a recital. Some of the cool prizes include music straws, pen and pencil sets, music jewelry, t-shits, piano tote bags, and more! Visit the Music Lesson Rewards page to learn more.
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.
Take piano lessons in your own home. Visit our in-home piano lessons page for more information.
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
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