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Academy of Music

The Academy of Music seeks to provide quality musical instruction and performance opportunities for community members of all ages and backgrounds to develop their God-given gifts.

Important Updates:

Considering the health and wellness of our faculty, staff and students during this pandemic, all lessons and camps will be virtual throughout the summer semester.

Looking for Lessons?

The Academy of Music is a community music program sponsored by the University of Northwestern Department of Music. The Academy offers private lessons, group music lessons and ensembles taught by Northwestern students, graduates and faculty.

Summer 2020 Registration

Registration is open for Summer semester private lessons and camps. Summer semester is flexible to work around your schedule.

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Fall 2020 Registration

Fall registration opens August 15 for private lessons, group classes, and ensembles. Contact the Academy of Music Office for more information!

Instructor Information

Want to get to know the teachers who work in the Academy of Music? Our instructors are passionate about music and giving every student a solid foundation to grow musically.

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Academy of Music Events

Check out our calendar to know when registration opens, recitals and concerts are scheduled and to save the dates for our summer camps.

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Academy Scholarship Fund

The Academy of Music Scholarship Fund helps in enabling lower income families to participate in music instruction offered by the Academy. Donate a tax deductible gift to a worthy cause.


Department of Music

The Department of Music provides an environment that fosters musical and academic excellence, Christian community, and exceptional preparation for the next generation of musicians and leaders.

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Inclement Weather Information

The Academy of Music only cancels lessons for bad weather when the University of Northwestern cancels events for that day. Call 651-631-5310 to find out if the campus is closed. If the student decides to cancel a lesson due to bad weather when the Northwestern campus is still open, the instructor is not obligated to make up the lesson. Call the Academy of Music office at 651-631-5108 if you have questions.

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