About Us

We are Rutherford county's top rated music instruction provider!
The Murfreesboro Academy of Music is one of the fastest growing private music facilities in the Middle Tennessee area. Founded in 2014 the Academy offers an exciting alternative to traditional music instruction methods for students of all ages and experience levels.

The Murfreesboro Academy of Music is the only establishment in the area solely dedicated to music education. We are not a retail music store offering private lessons but rather a full time institute comprised of professionally trained and college educated faculty members dedicated to excellence in music education.

The Academy provides a challenging yet enjoyable atmosphere with individualized curriculum plans developed to maximize each student’s potential. Our balanced approach to learning encompasses both traditional and cutting edge teaching methods and focuses on creating well-rounded musicians. The Academy’s curriculum includes an emphasis on technique development, music theory, ear training, composition, and offers numerous individual and group performance opportunities.

The Murfreesboro Academy of Music is the perfect fit for anyone serious about Music. While you are researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming an Academy student and find out why so many students and families choose us to provide their music lessons.

“I absolutely love Murfreesboro Academy of Music! My daughter is 11 and plays on a high school level. The level of teaching is beyond my expecitations! A very professional atmosphere with the highest quality of teachers! I would highly recomend the Murfreesboro Academy of Music to anyone seeking music excellence in any area of music. I am one very satisfied and loyal customer. These teachers go above and beyond to make sure their students not only enjoy but have the best learning experience possible.” Sherri E.


“Joshua Layne and Anna Scholten have taught both my children. They are passionate and excited about music and it pours over to their students. I’ve been very impressed and looking forward to the new opportunities the Academy will provide.” Sarah T.


10 Benefits of Becoming an Academy Student

1. Piano, Guitar, Bass. Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Drums & Percussion, Music Theory, Songwriting, Group Classes, Rock Band and much more all available in one location!
Murfreesboro Academy of Music is the only facility in Murfreesboro Tennessee that offers all of these lessons and classes! With such a large availability of options we are sure to have what you are looking for.
2. The most qualified teaching faculty in the area.
All Academy faculty members hold university degrees and have professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. With multiple music teachers for every instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs.
3. Music lessons available Monday-Saturday!

The Academy offers music lessons six days a week from early
mornings to latenight to accommodate your busy schedule.

4. A proven track record of excellence.

Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own lesson studios, and a year or two later it’s closed. The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons year round. Music Education is our full time mission and that is why we have been trusted by hundreds students and families.

5. A Comfortable lounge for our clients.

The Academy offers a large waiting area with a TV to entertain you while you wait for your lesson or while siblings or other family members are taking their lesson.

6. Professional teaching environment.

The Academy features large air-conditioned lesson studios. All teaching studios are sound controlled with acoustic absorption panels. Our piano studios feature Steinway & Sons grand and upright pianos. We are the only facility in the area featuring Steinway instruments.

7. Yearly recitals and performance opportunities for students!
Murfreesboro Academy of Music offers several stress free optional Recitals throughout the year in addition to other performance opportunities.
8. Early morning and lunch time lessons for home school students, retirees, college students and working professionals.

The Academy offer lessons as early as 10:00 a.m. and we see many students between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional with a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early morning and lunchtime lesson spots.

9. Located off of Memorial Blvd. In Murfreesboro, TN.

Conveniently located in Murfreesboro Tennessee the Academy serves many students from the surrounding area including Smyrna, Laverne, Lascassas, Shelbyville, Manchester, Franklin, Brentwood, Antioch and Nashville. The Academy has plenty of parking and is easy to find. Located at 211 Uptown Square behind the Sonic drive-in.

10. Month-to-Month lessons

The Murfreesboro Academy of Music does not require semester minimums for lessons. All lessons are month to month and only require 30-day cancelation notice.

Lessons are first come, first serve so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!

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