Music School Serving Palo Alto, Fremont & Cupertino, CA

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Our Mission

Melody Academy of Music provides positive, memorable opportunities for students of all skill levels to explore their interest in music through a rewarding progression of discovery.

About Our School

Our Teachers

Our music instructors are skilled artists themselves and experienced teachers. They are committed to your success and growth. Teaching is a conduit for our amazing staff to pass on their passion for music and the arts.

Meet our Instructors

Music Lessons

Melody Academy of Music provides lessons to children and adults of all ages. Private instruction is available. Music enriches our lives. Enrich your life: listen, learn, and perform. Your interest is the key. You must take the first step. Let our teachers be your guide.

Music Lessons

Lessons We Offer

Quality music lessons for people of all ages

  • Piano


    The piano is both approachable for young beginners and richly complex for advanced players, and is perfect for learning to read music and building a strong musical foundation.

  • Group Lessons

    Group Lessons

    Group music classes are a great way for students to learn an instrument while making new friends!

  • Guitar & Ukulele

    Guitar & Ukulele

    One of the foundational instruments of contemporary music, our guitar instructors teach across genres and will equip you to play for yourself or as part of a group.

  • Violin & Viola

    Violin & Viola

    Whether you want to learn the classics or contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the technique needed to excel at these captivating instruments.

  • Flute


    Develop a beautiful sound on the flute. Study the musical style of your choosing with our highly qualified woodwind instructors.

  • Online Lessons

    Online Lessons

    Melody Academy of Music offers virtual music lessons. Learn to play the instrument of your choice, from anywhere!

Music Lessons for All Ages & Skill Levels!

Melody Academy of Music is dedicated to fostering a fun and educational music learning experience, offering lessons on piano, guitar, violin, viola, and woodwinds.

Early childhood is the best time for the entire family to enjoy making music in a happy and nurturing environment. Music is a great tool to teach children about rhythm, pitch and tone. It also helps in the development of motor skills and can improve creativity. For over 20 years, our music teachers made that possible for thousands of students.

We strive to offer opportunities for class participation, mini-recital, annual recital and community level competition. We instill in our students a lifelong friendship with music.

Melody Academy of Music Locations

Cupertino Campus

1299 Water Lily Way, #10
San Jose, CA 95129
(Inside Kentwood Center)

Fremont Campus

1972 Driscoll Road
Fremont, CA 94539

Palo Alto Campus

Cubberly Community Center
4000 Middlefield Road
Palo Alto, CA 94306
(Rooms K-6 & V)

What Makes Melody Academy of Music Unique:

Melody Academy of Music is your one-stop shop for music education. With weekly lessons, summer camps, performance opportunities and more, your child can gain a solid foundation in music while building lifelong memories they’ll cherish for years to come.

Whether your child just learned the basics or they’re ready to take their playing skills to the next level, our team of experienced teachers can help guide them.

We are known for our stellar group music classes in piano, violin, guitar and ukulele. Our school also offers private half-hour, 45-minute or 60 minute weekly lessons on piano, guitar, violin, viola, and woodwinds. Contact us and we’ll match you or your child with the perfect teacher.

Notable Alumni

Ethan Henry Sax Melody Student

Ethan Henry Saxe

Music Educator
Former MAM student

In my experience at MAM, I have found that Melody provided a basis for what allowed my musical growth to flourish, teaching me concepts that would carry over to any instrument I played in the future. She is incredibly friendly and patient and works well with children of all age groups!”

Brandon Yang former MAM student

Brandon Yang

Graduated from Stanford University
Former MAM student

I attended Melody Academy of Music when I was 4. The teachers introduced me to the wonder of music and helped me build confidence to play music and share it with others. While I’m not a musician, to this day, I still come back to the piano as a hobby that helps me stay grounded and peaceful. Thank you Melody Academy of Music!

Eric Deng former melody academy of music student

Eric Deng

Robotic Engineer
Former MAM student

My name is Eric Deng and I am currently a Robotics Engineer working at Facebook after graduating from University of Southern California. “Dinosaur D” is the very first music note that I learned from Mrs. Wu in my first class at MAM – it is hard to think that was 17 years ago. I still remember every Saturday morning I would look forward to my MAM classes – for the fun (YES – she made music very fun for a 5 year old!) and to collect my dinosaur stickers. MAM really has a great way to teach young kids and inspire them. The effort was put into each recital (to make the students get the sense of accomplishment!) was tremendous. I am very grateful that my mom signed me up for MAM and music has since then been a big part of my life (I played both piano and oboe later) — it all started with that very first note “D”.

Wilbur Ji former MAM student

Wilbur Ji

Western University
Health Sciences
Former MAM student

I first enrolled in Melody Academy of Music almost 20 years ago when I was only 4 years old. At the time, I was just starting to learn how to play the piano. I distinctly remember always looking forward to my music sessions on the weekends because MAM made it so enjoyable. From the games to the lessons, there was never a dull moment. My very first lessons were with Melody Wu, from which I later transitioned to private lessons with Flora Wong. Thanks to my teachers at MAM and the musical education they offered, I have always felt musically inclined. To this day, the ability to connect with music has helped me in almost every aspect of my life. MAM instilled in me an everlasting love and appreciation of music. It is with the highest degree of praise and admiration that I say thank you to Melody Wu, Flora Wong, and Melody Academy of Music.

Praise for Melody Academy of Music

  • My daughter has attended group sessions #1 and sessions #2 We tried other places in between but liked MAM more. Our session #2 teacher was Miss Melody, she did a great job engaging the kids

    Arick A.

  • It’s a great place to start your kids piano journal if you are seeking one for her/him. The teachers are all very nice and friendly, as a group lesson beginner my 6yr old girl is having so much fun with Ms Liz and the class friends. She’s so looking forward to the class every week. We will continue for the next session and maybe transfer to private when she gets better on piano:)

    Emily H.

  • It has been a pretty enriching experience for my kid here to learn basics of piano and now he started enjoying it while playing piano.

    I would definitely recommend anyone to try this academy if your kid loves music and you want him/her to learn piano.

    Dhiraj M.

  • Like the other reviewer’s comment, it’s a great place to start your kids’ piano learning journey (they offer similar curriculum series for other instruments too!) if you’re looking for one. The kids have so much fun in the group class, while being able to learn some basics. The teachers are very friendly and experienced, and have their strategies to keep maintaining kids’ interest to piano while delivering sufficient amount of things for them to learn. They also offer private lessons once the kids are prepared (usually at the end of the group class series) and the interest to the piano being already developed. Highly recommended for both beginners and experienced learners!

    Kristine C

  • My older one has been with Melody Academy of Music over 6 years, and younger one started learning piano here two years ago. We have been very happy with our experiences here. Teachers are very professional and have passion in music. The school principal Ms. Melody made learning music joyful while challenging kids to improve to next level. My kids learned a lot here. I highly recommend this music school.

    Jie Chen

  • My son recently just finished his piano lessons for the first session in MAM. The lessons are fun and interactive, and the teachers are all very nice and friendly and patience. Una did a really good job, just after couple lessons, The little man can follow the rhythm to play and know some basics. He can even play hot cross bun! The most important thing is, he is always having fun during class and practicing, the love of the music is the most import piece here.

    Sarah Yin

  • It’s a great place to start your kids piano journal if you are seeking one for her/him. The teachers are all very nice and friendly, as a group lesson beginner my 6yr old girl is having so much fun with Ms Liz and the class friends. She’s so looking forward to the class every week. We will continue for the next session and maybe transfer to private when she gets better on piano:)

    Emily Huang

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