Rochester Academy Of Music

Rochester Academy Of Music

4.5(2 reviews)


The BEST music school in southeastern Minnesota! Over 160 students take lessons each week.

Students drive from as far away as Pine Island, Byron and Stewartville.

We offer personalized private lessons with outstanding music teachers on piano, voice, guitar, drums, ukulele, trumpet, clarinet, and more.

Open seven days per week: M-F: 10 am-8 pm, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-6 pm.

Two free recitals per year.

All teachers are qualified, so lessons may be tax-deductible on MN state tax returns.

Learn the 17 benefits of being an Academy student at our website.

We LOVE seeing our students accomplish their goals!

We've had everything from students being able to perform at Minnesota's largest stages: Orchestra Hall, win gold cups at Federation music festivals, and major in music in college. Some of our students just play for fun. We're just here to help YOU achieve your musical goals.


15 employees
12 years in business
Serves Rochester , MN

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    I liked the simplicity of the lessons. Easy to follow and practice.
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    February 24, 2019

    Jane M.

    Madeline LOVES learning there. She comes out with a smile on her face every time. Thank you also for working with us with the weather!
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    February 22, 2019

    Frequently asked questions

    Our teachers make it a priority to get to know you on a personal level and to become familiar with your personal musical needs and goals.

    We do not treat every student the same in terms of what and how we teach.

    A seven yer old having their first guitar lesson will have very different needs than a fifty-seven year old taking up piano for the 2nd time ater having had lessons as a child.

    The main reason to choose the Academy as your music lesson provider is that we are sensitive to the fac tthat every student is an individual.

    If you enroll here for lessons, we will work with you to make a plan that wil fit your needs and musical preferences. At the first lesson your teacher will ask you about your favorite type of music, and set goals to help accomplish whatever musical aspirations you have for yourself or your child.

    We teach all styes from rock, pop, jazz, country, blues and classical.

    Our teachers have received their education from prestigious institutions such as University of Texas, Wayne State University (Detroit), Southwestern Texas Seminary, Bowling Green State University, and Winona State University. Many of our instructors have over 25 years of both teaching and performing experience. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and strive to get to know eah student and their parents on a personal level. 

    Tuition is $32.00 per 30 minute private lesson and $64.00 per 60 minute private lesson. Same rate for all instruments and teachers. 

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