About Hix Brothers Music School

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John Hix opened his first guitar studio on Benton Street, on the east side of Aurora in his mother’s house in 1946. He married Eileen Petritsch in 1946, and bought a house on Farnsworth Ave. in Aurora in 1947 and converted his garage into a teaching facility. In 1952 he moved his wife and 4 children to Burbank, California to work in the aerospace industry only to move back to Aurora in 1955 and again pursue his teaching and retail business.

Recently combined with Imperial School of Music, Hix Brothers Music School now serves Chicago’s western suburbs. We now have more more teachers, more lesson programs, and more space.