PERSONALIZED & ENGAGING MUSIC LESSONS FOR ALL SKILL LEVELS

Music School Serving Schaumburg, IL

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Our Mission

Schaumburg Music Academy 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 & Bass

    Guitar & Bass

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

  • Piano

    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.

  • Violin & Viola

    Violin & Viola

    Whether you want to learn the classics or contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the bowing and finger technique needed to excel at this captivating instrument.

  • Voice

    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.

  • Woodwinds

    Woodwinds

    We offer lessons in saxophone (alto and tenor), clarinet, oboe and flute. Lessons with our instructors will help you develop a beautiful sound and a strong musical foundation.

  • Drums

    Drums

    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.

Music is our business. See us first!

For more than 40 years, the Schaumburg Music Academy has been proud to serve the musical needs of the community in Schaumburg and the surrounding area. We are passionate about teaching and playing music–let us put our knowledge, experience and passion to work for you. Whether you are looking for instrument lessons, sheet music, books. musical instruments or accessories, we have everything you need to make music now.

Our Philosophy

At the Schaumburg Music Academy, we understand the importance of a musical education, but also the many benefits that go along with learning an instrument. Schaumburg Music Academy students not only have fun playing music, they also learn to appreciate the value of commitment, dedication, self-discipline, learning and the value of music as an art form. But that’s not all, learning an instrument also fosters creative thinking, goal setting, increased cognitive function, self-esteem and a sense of accomplishment.

We’ve established a learning environment that is professional, supportive and welcoming to students of all levels and interests. You or your child will receive supportive, individualized instruction from our instructors made up of talented professional musicians with years of teaching experience. What’s more, our annual Spring Recital gives students the opportunity to show off their skills and perform for friends and family.

  • My daughter started voice lessons with Gary at the Schaumburg location about a month ago. As a concerned parent I was interested in what she thought of him as her instructor. She likes him! Not in any romantic or crush sort of way, but as a highly trained and skilled professional who knows what he is teaching.

    In fact all of the staff at the Schaumburg location, in my opinion of course, are very dedicated, trained, involved, respectful, and completely committed to the session time. I work third shift and staying awake to take and pick-up my daughter is not always easy. I mentioned the situation once to them, and now when there is a cancelation they give me a call to see if we can get in earlier. If you have ever worked third shift you know how thoughtful this is.

    They have a great facility, convenient location, and a very easy going demeanor that translates into very productive training for the student. If you are looking for your child to receive solid foundational training in any of the lessons they offer, I do not believe you could do better than this Their prices are well within contemporary rates for the area, and would be an investment in the future fulfillment to your children´s musical development.


    Mark Bock Review

  • I have been a customer of Marlena’s Music, Schaumburg Music Store since I moved to the Schaumburg area six years ago. What I have found and still find today is a personal touch that she has when she greets me when I enter the store. What I liked when I first came 6 years ago and still do now is the variety of piano method books, as I use different method books to suit each individual students´ needs. I am also impressed with this stores use of current technology as just the other day I needed a particular song in a different key and Marlena had the computer ready to download my song in the key I needed. I paid just a nominal fee. Schaumburg Music is a little hard to spot from Schaumburg Road but well worth the time to look closely


    Mary Helen H.

  • My daughter has been taking violin lessons at Schaumburg Music for 2 years. We have had a wonderful experience with the teachers. She was only 5 years old when she started and they made us both feel very comfortable. I am happy with the quality of the lessons, as she has made much progress over the 2 years. We enjoy the annual recitals. We hope to have many more years at this studio. I highly recommend this studio for your or your children´s music lessons.


    Chris Kolcz

  • For the past 6 years, Schaumburg Music has been a positive influence on our 12 year old son Josh. He has been taking piano lessons with Marlena at his side the whole time, and has grown quite into a very good piano student. Schaumburg Music Center, with its dedicated and inspirational instructors, is an excellent place for anyone who is considering learning how to play an instrument. We are very satisfied with SMC; rate is reasonable, location is ideal, and we all look forward Judson U! Keep up the good work! You guys are doing a wonderful job.


    The Manalansan Family

  • We have been sending our kids to the Schaumburg Music center for several years now. We started with our son taking piano lessons from Mr. David and my son loves learning from him. Mr. David has been such a wonderful teacher with a good mix of patience, humor and flexibility that we could hardly wait for our daughter to start her lessons at the center. She learns violin and initially we weren’t sure if she will like the experience, so rented the equipment from the center. We were very fortunate to get Ms. Corduta as her teacher, who was extremely sincere and methodical in her approach. Our daughter simply adored her teacher and we bought a violin at the center to continue with her education.

    Ms. Marlena puts in considerable efforts to maintain a very professional center where learning gets the highest priority. She organizes annual concerts for the children to showcase their talent in front of a live audience, and it is such a delightful present for the mothers on the Mother’s Day! Thanks to Marlena and all the teachers for their continued support in helping the children pursue their musical knowledge!


    Sukanya & Subbu

  • My children have been coming to Schaumburg Music for a couple of years. When my children first started at Schaumburg Music, they knew very little on how to play a musical instrument. The teachers are very knowledgeable; they really work great with the kids. They took the time to make sure the kids understood about the instruments that the kids wanted to play. They taught them how to read the musical notes and how to read the music sheets so they can play songs. Now my children are playing many different songs, it is amazing to hear and watch them play their instruments. The music teacher and support staff are very professional and easy to work with. You just need to let them know what you want to play and they will set you up with the things you need to get started.


    John Tarchala

  • I don’t think it gets any better than Schaumburg Music Academy. The excellent piano lessons by a well qualified instructor and a schedule that fits my needs brought me in. However it is the welcoming atmosphere, knowledgeable staff, and friendly conversation that keep me here. I would definitely recommend anyone who loves music to come check it out!


    Katie A.

  • My son just started coming here for trumpet lessons with Sam. They are very friendly and encouraging and able to accomodate our schedule. My son is really enjoying his lessons here.


    Kelly L.

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