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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 Oakville since 1994.
12 benefits of becoming an Academy student
- Piano, Guitar, Voice, Violin, Viola, Fiddle, Ukulele, Drums, Bass, Preschool Piano, Flute, Saxophone, and Clarinet. All in ONE location!
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.
Piano lessons, guitar lessons, and violin lessons are also available in the comfort of your own home. Visit our in-home lessons page for more information
- Our large and highly qualified teaching staff
We have over 20 music teachers, all with either University training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. With at least three music teachers for most instruments, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to sharing their love of music with their students.
- 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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- 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.
- Instruments available for beginners
Don’t have a guitar, piano, ukulele, or violin yet? You can rent a keyboard, guitar, ukulele, or violin for $25 per month with no long term commitment. Visit our Musical instrument page for details.
Every parent wants to know if their child is learning and if they are really progressing. One of the best ways to understand if your investment in lessons is really worth it is to have your child participate in a recital. We have a minimum of 2 optional, low pressure music recitals every year designed to give students a comfortable outlet to showcase their talents.. We hold these locally, at St. Paul’s United Church in Oakville, so you don’t have to travel far for a top-notch recital experience. Our recital location has a grand piano, so piano students are not playing on just a keyboard. Our sound system and guitar amplifiers ensure a quality experience for every student!
We also have a minimum of 2 student rock band concerts every year, which gives your child the opportunity to play with a live rock band!
The Academy has the most established rock band program in Oakville Ontario. Since 1994 students of all ages and instruments have taken their lessons up a notch by joining a rock band. Your child will love the opportunity to perform on the big stage with a real rock band!
Visit our rock band classes page to learn more.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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 on Guelph Street just East of Tim Horton`s (across from Canadian Tire). Perfect for North and South Georgetown as well as Acton. Norval, and the rest of Halton Hills.
Take piano and guitar lessons in your own home. Visit our in-home music lessons page for more information.
- 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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