Lessons We Offer
Quality music lessons for people of all ages
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 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.
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.
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.
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:
- MORE instruments. No other music lesson provider teaches as many instruments as we do! With over twenty different instruments, you’re sure to find a good match. Our versatile faculty can teach you or your child: piano, voice, guitar, drum set, bass guitar, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, French horn, baritone horn, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, cello, string bass, band percussion, banjo and mandolin.
- MORE lesson days to choose from. RAM is the ONLY music school that’s open seven days a week. We’re open on Saturdays and Sundays, in addition to weekdays, to fit your busy schedule.
- MORE student recognition. We are the ONLY music school in southeastern Minnesota licensed to use the new, cutting-edge Musical Ladder System ®. Every three months, all of our students take a test with their teacher for cool awards such as certificates, wristbands and trophies. All included in tuition!
- MORE learning opportunities. We are the ONLY music lesson provider in the area authorized to offer free, unlimited, one-hour music enrichment classes for when students have to miss a regular, weekly lesson. Students may even make up their lessons before they go on vacation!
- MORE ways to take lessons. Going away on vacation, or moving out of state? No problem! Take lessons via the latest technology. Skype or FaceTime are viable options ONLY at Rochester Academy of Music.
- MORE safety. For your peace of mind, we are the SAFEST music school in the area! All teachers undergo a state, federal and national sex offender background check, in addition to a Social Security number verification. We have installed observation windows in each studio door. We have gone to the extent of installing a security camera in each studio, with the monitor in the lobby for you to watch
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 seven days a week to serve you. Because we only offer lessons on a month-to-month basis, there are no large upfront payments, 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.
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