Music School Serving Rochester, MN

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Our Mission

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

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Our Teachers

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

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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.

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Lessons We Offer

Quality music lessons for people of all ages

  • Guitar


    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.

  • 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.

  • Voice


    The vocal instrument is a complex living system and healthy technique is the key to lifelong enjoyment. Let our instructors guide you on your journey of expression and discovery.

  • Drums


    The drum kit is an energetic instrument that cultivates precise playing and strong music fundamentals. Learn to create fun and complex beats while developing healthy technique.

  • Violin


    From classic to contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the bowing and finger technique needed to excel at playing the violin.

  • Brass


    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.

Welcoming you to music lessons in Rochester, Minnesota!

The Rochester Academy Of Music is the most complete music school in Rochester, Minnesota. We teach almost 200 students in a week, ranging in age from 5 to adults. If you want to learn an instrument, the chances are we teach it; we offer piano, guitar, drums, brass, woodwinds, voice, and ukulele for starters! We do this all in one location in NE Rochester.

We have the distinct honor to be endorsed by world-famous flutist Sir James Galway.

We offer private/one-on-one music lessons to get the most our of your lesson time.

Why is Rochester Academy of Music the #1 choice for music lessons in southeastern Minnesota? Because RAM offers much, much MORE than other music schools in the area! We offer you:

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. 

It’s easy to take the first step! Enrollment is easy and parent-friendly, with helpful staff at the front desk to serve you. There are no long-term contracts, no complicated contracts, no annual material or performance fees, and no semester minimums.

Lessons are first come, first served, so contact us today to arrange your first lesson! Call or stop in person to pick a day and time for weekly lessons, set up billing on a credit card and sign the paperwork. 

Praise for Rochester Academy of Music

  • It is a great Music School, My daughter and I enjoyed all classes 🙂

    Kelly Bazan Vargas

  • My daughter started learning the violin. Her teacher is great with children, she loves her lessons! I am glad we found the academy.


  • Very professional and heart-warming staff! Thank you for the great times we spend at your school! Highly recommended place and teacher(s)!

    Jessica Carnaby

  • Very thankful to wonderfully professional and accommodating staff!

    Kelly Jones

  • I enjoy the lessons and appreciate the time that my instructor will take to explain a musical technique or concept that I do not understand.

    Paul Gremillion

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