Lessons We Offer
Quality music lessons for people of all ages
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.
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.
The vocal instrument is a complex living system and healthy technique is the key to lifelong enjoyment. Study musical theater, pop music, opera, or anything that interests you.
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.
Drums & Percussion
The drum kit is an energetic instrument that cultivates precise rhythm and strong music fundamentals. Learn to create fun and complex beats while developing healthy technique.
The low pitch of the bass guitar holds down the groove in almost all styles of music. Learn to play different styles and techniques.
Cello lessons will help you to develop strong fundamentals and play without tension to create a clear and beautiful sound on this soulful instrument.
Develop a beautiful sound on the saxophone, clarinet, oboe or flute. Study the musical style of your choosing with our highly qualified woodwind instructors.
Learn how to play the trumpet, cornet, tuba, trombone and more. Private brass lessons are a great supplement to school music programs. Study your favorite genre with your teacher.
The Modern Music Academy offers recording and production lessons in its in-house, state-of-the-art recording studio!
What Makes Modern Music Academy Unique
We Teach All Around You!
Modern Music Academy serves students from Caldwell, West Caldwell, North Caldwell, Essex Fells, Verona, Cedar Grove, West Orange, Montclair and other nearby communities.
Praise for The Modern Music Academy
The Modern Music Academy is amazing! All of the staff/teachers are so welcoming. I have been taking lessons with Justine for voice and can already see the improvement. My voice has come a long way from where I started, and I’m already beginning to write my own music. If you are an aspiring musician then The Modern Music Academy is the place to go.
I love the Modern Music Academy. I’ve been coming here for four years and it’s honestly the BEST. The staff is so incredible and the students are so talented. Justine is definitely my favorite. She’s amazing and has helped me grow so much during my time here.
We have been taking lessons at MMA for a few years now, my kids LOVE it! …They make everyone feel like family…If you are looking for lessons, you at least have take a trial lesson with Modern Music Academy to see for yourself. This place is THE BEST!
The Modern Music Academy has helped me so much through the 4 years I’ve worked here. Justine has been helping me take my career to the next level! It has been an amazing experience so far and I can’t wait for more memories with my MMA family!
TMMA is awesome! What a great place for kids and adults to learn music! Larissa is the best! Such a talented vocalist and teacher. You should go there!
Marie Louise Lawson
TMMA is honestly the best place to go for music lessons! Michael is exceptional with kids of all ages, but the whole staff brings professional to a new level. If you want your kids to learn right, bring them here!
I have really enjoyed working with The Modern Music Academy. Everyone seems helpful and I love working with my teacher Justine! I am working towards my dream of becoming a recording artist. They are involved in looking at my songs I write to helping me perfect them. So glad I joined team TMMA!