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We know that finding the right music school for you is a difficult decision. It is hard to find a reliable teacher that will be there for you. That’s why we go above and beyond to find the BEST music teachers in the Tampa area so you don’t have to! We have experienced music teachers, capable of teaching all ages and levels. We are constantly making our facilities better, so that we can provide our students and parents with the best possible musical experience While you’re researching the best school for you, consider the benefits of becoming a Tampa Music School student and find out why we should be your number one choice for music lessons!

Maestro Maines


‘Maestro’ Matthew Maines is the Director and Founder of Tampa Music School, a popular music education center located in South Tampa. Now over three years old, TMS launched in 2015 with just 20 students and has now grown to over 18 instructors, 2 office staff and 200+ students and growing daily. ‘Maestro’ Maines has a passion for music education and for delivering exceptional customer service and pedagogy. Maines, a father of four helps homeschool his four kids with his wife of 12 years and believes in top-level education both in the market and at home. With a Masters Degree in Music from the North Carolina School of the Arts, the ‘Maestro’ never felt he was reaching his fullest potential as a public school music specialist with Hillsborough County. After a seven year stint, he started acting on his dream to create a music school where kids would receive a professional level music education. His vision to change lives through music lessons has impacted the community by not only training the next generation of musicians, but teaching life skills such as goal setting, community service, public presentation, and social development. His music programs have been featured on Tedx Talk, Good Day Tampa Bay with Charlie Belcher, the Gasparilla Music Festival and his students have performed at the University of Tampa, Gulf-Coast Maker-Con, Roboticon, and the Tampa Bay Comic-Con.

Community Driven School

We foster a supportive environment where students of all ages are challenged, educated and able to grow from professionally structured lessons each week. Self esteem, confidence, and ability are elevated through praise, strategic training, encouragement and accountability. Join our growing community today!