Irvine Academy of Music has helped thousands of students begin and continue on their musical journey. We are the most comprehensive music school in Orange County, offering private lessons in all popular instruments, as well as voice. We know you are busy and it can be very hard to find a reliable music teacher. That's why we go above and beyond to find the BEST music teachers in the Irvine area--so you don't have to!
Our staff consists of experienced teachers with music degrees, capable of teaching all ages and levels. We constantly improve and upgrade our facilities as well as offer on-going support to our instructors to ensure we are always providing our students and parents with the best possible musical experience.
While you're researching the best school for you, consider the benefits of becoming an Irvine Academy of Music student and find out why we are the O.C.'s number one choice for music lessons!
15 Benefits of Taking Music Lessons at Irvine Academy of Music:
1. Lessons for Guitar, Bass, Voice, Violin, Viola, Cello, Drums, Piano, Ukulele, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophone, Flute and Clarinet --- in one location.
This saves our students time and money, as one family can take multiple instruments on the same day. Other studios offer multiple instruments, but we are the only one to offer all of the most popular instruments in a high quality, convenient environment. We welcome all beginners and all levels--no matter what your age! Adults- click here for more info! Wunderkeys music & math for 3-5 year olds click here for info!
2. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in the area!
We have handpicked over 20 music teachers so your student can have the right personality and the right teaching style that works for them. All our teachers are experts with a degree in music or extensive performing experience, and most importantly, a fun, motivating personality that you're sure to love! No matter what your musical goals are, we want to help you reach them! Our goal is to inspire your student--and that's the best teaching method of all!
3. The widest range of lesson times available, sure to fit any busy schedule!
Open 6 days a week!
Monday thru Friday: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
4. Rent to Own instruments!
We make it easy to get started without investing in an expensive instrument. You can conveniently rent the instrument you want to take lessons on for a low monthly payment. You'll be confident that you are starting on a quality instrument and not the online blind cheap purchase that usually ends up with a poor playing experience. Our instruments are quality checked by professionals and easy to play. For a small rental fee you can take the instrument home for practice and in some cases 100% of the rental fees will applied towards the purchase price! You are no obligation to purchase and can return the rental anytime. Whether it is a trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, guitar, keyboard, flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, or baritone saxophone rental, we have the right instrument for you! Just click here to visit our rental page.
5. A proven track record of excellence.
Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed. We have a proven track record of offering quality guitar, bass, voice, violin, viola, cello, drums, piano, ukulele, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, flute and clarinet lessons in Irvine, CA year round. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons, trusted by hundreds of families.
6. A comfortable waiting room for parents.
We have a spacious and parent friendly waiting area in the Irvine and Orange County area. Our clients enjoy a spacious, professional parent's lounge with comfortable chairs, kids toys, free wifi, magazines and vending machines. We also provide large observation windows for every room so that you can watch your child's lesson while you wait. Or if you prefer, you can sit in on the lessons at anytime.
7. Fully stocked lesson rooms.
Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for lessons, including amps, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos, and more. We have spent thousands of dollars on our studio for everything you need for music lessons!
8. Free, all inclusive recitals.
Every parent wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it is to have their child participate in a recital. Each quarter, many of our students choose to perform in our various recital events. We hold these locally so you don't have to travel far for a top-notch recital experience. Our recital location has a grand piano, acoustic baffles, sound stage and professional auditorium. Students get a first class grand experience in a professional environment. Unlike other schools with recitals in local school cafeterias or a cramped lobby.
9. Professional office staff to serve you.
We strive to bring you the best customer service possible. We are continually adding hours to ensure that our desk staff is able to assist you when you call or come to the studio! Many music lesson providers do not provide front desk staff, but we have full time desk staff who are available to assist you during ALL lessons, quickly and professionally. Excellent customer service is what sets us apart!
10. Conveniently located at Culver Drive right off 5 Freeway in Irvine, CA!
Due to its central location, our school is convenient and draws students from Irvine, Tustin, Tustin Ranch, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa, Orange, Lake Forest, Mission Viejo and Aliso Viejo. We are easy to find, just off the 5 frwy at Culver Drive and Trabuco Road with shopping and restaurants close by.
11. Trophies, certificates and awards!
We are the only music school in the Irvine Area that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies and certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer trophies and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder” wristbands that they can show off to their friends.
More importantly, when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. You can only get the Musical Ladder here. We also specialize in music lessons for adults. We don't think learning music should be boring--it should be fun!
12. Make Up Classes
Missed a lesson? Out of town? No problem. Just give us a 24 hour notice and you can come when it's convenient for you. Most schools don't even offer make ups if you are not able to make a class. We understand life happens and sometimes you need some flexibility.
13. Early day and lunch time lessons for homeschoolers, retirees, college students and working professionals. Charter School Vendor Approved!
For your convenience we off a 'full service' music school. This allows us to offer lessons earlier in the day for your convenience. If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early lesson time spots. We are also an approved vendor for many Charter Schools.
14. Month to Month Lessons!
Our desire is to inspire our students with the love of music. We do this through teachers and music that our students love. Unlike other programs, we do not require semester minimums for lessons. You can begin anytime! To stop lessons, we just need 30 days' written notice.
15. Smarter Kids!
Studies have proven that children with music education score higher academically. Brain development is accelerated through learning music. The benefits are too great to ignore, higher grades, better SAT scores and well adjusted as adults! Watch the video below.
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Lessons are first come, first served.
Contact us now to arrange your first lesson!
Call us at (949) 771-5100