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Metro Detroit Youth Music Lessons, Schools & Academies – The Ultimate Guide

Music Enrichment in Macomb County

Warren, MI

Musical instrument lessons in the Detroit, Michigan metro area. Lessons for Drums, Drum-Set, Piano, Guitar, Bass Guitar, Band & Orchestra Instruments. Lessons teaching music theory, sheet music reading, using method books, and teaching chord charts and guitar tablature for learning songs. Lessons are taught weekly, available in 30 or 60 min. classes.

Grosse Pointe Woods / Clinton Township, MI

Grosse Pointe Music Academy’s private lessons are taught by University trained musicians. Children and adults can learn music theory, and any of 13 different instruments.

Clinton Township, MI

Experience the joy of music-making in a county-wide choral program. The intent of the Macomb Youth Chorus is to enhance and expand upon the musical opportunities that the children receive in their school and church choirs by providing additional instruction and experiences. Rehearsals emphasize the development of musicianship and vocal technique. The singers of the Macomb Youth Chorus develop musical artistry, poise, confidence, discipline and an understanding and love of the art of music.

Shelby Township, MI

We teach every style of ages 5+. Beginners will be making music and having fun from day one. 30 & 60-minute private music lessons for: voice, piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussion,
flute, saxophone, clarinet, trumpet, & tuba.

Roseville, MI

Our local guitar shops offer music lessons with expert instructors to help you play like a pro. Learn how to play piano, bass, guitar, drums and more at a Guitar Center near you in MI. Not only can our experts teach you how to play, but we can help to ensure that your instrument sounds and plays its best with instrument repairs and modification services, such as setups, fret repair, electronic upgrades and more. Our local guitar stores in MI also offer rental packages for customers looking for high-quality sound for their next event at a reasonable price. From determining the best equipment for your needs to hands-on guidance, our expert staff is available to provide the information you need to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. Find your local Guitar Center in MI and get in touch for details

Metro Detroit

Kindermusik uses interactive, sensory-rich experiences to build neural pathways and shape the architecture of each child’s growing brain. Accredited Educators around the world offer age-appropriate classes for ages newborn-6 designed to nurture cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development, while helping grow kind, lifelong learners.

Metro Detroit

Gymboree Play & Music classes are uniquely and intentionally designed for early childhood development. Play is a fundamental component of early childhood education, and is the cornerstone of every one of our programs. Through play-based learning, your child is challenged physically, cognitively and socially. Our teachers support you and your child as you spend uninterrupted time together, creating a safe space to play, explore and learn. Our custom curriculum is based on the most current early education ideology, and is designed to grow with your child, from birth to kindergarten. Our extensive selection of programs is carefully curated by each of our locations to determine the best combination of classes to offer.

Music Enrichment in Oakland County

Royal Oak, Michigan

The Detroit School of Rock and Pop Music® offers music lessons, live band programs, music field trips, rehearsal rentals, recording studios, videos and more to Metro Detroit musicians, young and old.

Troy, Mi & Waterford, MI

Lessons are available during store hours at each of our locations. They are typically 30 minutes long, once a week. You schedule your lessons directly with the instructor according to the days and times that they are available.

Troy, MI

​​LearnPiano, Voice, and Guitar! Music Lessons For Adults, Teens & Kids. For Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, ​& Professional Musicians

Royal Oak, MI & Beverly Hills, MI

One of the oldest youth symphonies in the state of Michigan, Detroit Metropolitan Youth Symphony is recognized for the outstanding accomplishments of our four student orchestras, our encouragement of the talent and musical development of our student members, for our commitment to excellence, and for our leadership in music education. The Detroit MYS experience is designed to supplement the advancing student’s school program.

Royal Oak, MI & Waterford, MI

The Metropolitan Detroit Youth Chorus is currently in its 58th Year of ministering with music to people in the metropolitan Detroit area and around the country! MDYC is made up of young people ranging in age from 14 through 18 years old. As a group of a cappella singers, we provide a musical experience that encourages both ourselves and our listeners in devotion to Christ and Christian principles. Our membership has grown from its original 18 members in 1964 to over 40 members in 2022. These young people represent over 13 congregations of the Churches of Christ and other Christian churches throughout the metropolitan Detroit area!

Bloomfield Hills, MI

Learning music is a tremendous amount of fun. It is rewarding, builds confidence, discipline and mental acuity. Of course this is in addition to learning the skills to become a musician. I have a degree in Piano Performance and Choral Music Education from the University of Michigan and an M.A. I also studied for a decade with the pianist from the Detroit Symphony and have extensive vocal training. I have taught all age ranges and can work with students of any level. In addition, I was the District Music Department Head/Choral & Theatre Director  for a local school system for many years. I truly love teaching and seeing my students excel. 

Birmingham / West Bloomfield, MI

Axis teaches all instruments, as well as voice, songwriting, music production, audio engineering, DJ classes, and music theory. Classes are available in person or online.

Farmington Hills, MI

Maestro Goslin has been teaching piano for 51 years, and has over 20 years of experience as a university professor. He is available for instruction in piano, organ, and music theory.

Madison Heights / Berkley / Bloomfield, MI

Students can learn violin, viola, piano, cello, and classical guitar by faculty who have extensive Suzuki training and at minimum a Bachelors degree in music. Matthew McMillan, founder of Bloomfield Suzuki, specializes in making the ability to play real violins and cellos available to young children. His utilizes everything learned from his degrees in music education and orchestral conducting, combined with his years of teaching music at local high schools, to lead youth and adults in their love of music.

Novi / Troy / Rochester Hills / West Bloomfield / Plymouth, MI

Expressions strives to be a magical place with a contagious drive to grow and succeed. They offer private lessons in person and online for piano, ukulele, voice, drums, guitar, violin, cello, clarinet, flute, saxophone, tuba, trumpet, along with introductory lessons for ages 3-6.

Royal Oak, MI

Based on the belief that all children are musical, Music Together classes are researched based and developmentally appropriate for babies, toddlers, preschooler, and kindergarteners. These group classes are held outdoors and emphasizes adult involvement.

Rochester, MI

Since its inception in 1988, the Rochester School has been making music lessons fun. Kids can learn piano, voice, drums, and guitar, or take group classes such as pee wee percussion or rock jam band.

Rochester Hills, MI

The Red Piano Studio’s tagline is “every age, every instrument” so they are a one stop shop for music education. In addition to private lessons, students can participate in an 8-week rock band program.

Southfield, MI

Our local guitar shops offer music lessons with expert instructors to help you play like a pro. Learn how to play piano, bass, guitar, drums and more at a Guitar Center near you in MI. Not only can our experts teach you how to play, but we can help to ensure that your instrument sounds and plays its best with instrument repairs and modification services, such as setups, fret repair, electronic upgrades and more. Our local guitar stores in MI also offer rental packages for customers looking for high-quality sound for their next event at a reasonable price. From determining the best equipment for your needs to hands-on guidance, our expert staff is available to provide the information you need to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. Find your local Guitar Center in MI and get in touch for details

Farmington / Rochester, MI

School of Rock is Music School reimagined. The patented School of Rock Method uses programs that are designed to encourage learning in a supportive environment where students of all skill levels are comfortable and engaged. We take the music school concept to the next level for kids, teens, and adults.

Birmingham, MI

Detroit Guitar offers one of the best music lesson programs in the Detroit metropolitan area. Our teachers are carefully selected, and will accommodate each student’s needs. Lessons are offered for people of all ages and skill levels, and we teach different musical styles including rock, blues, jazz, country, bluegrass, folk, open tunings, and slide. While our main instrument is the guitar, we also offer bass, ukulele and harmonica lessons.

West Bloomfield, MI / Online

The Modified Basics We teach your child the fundamentals of music so they can learn their favorite melodies from TV, movies or even pop songs from the radio! Basic music concepts include:Scales, Intervals, Bass Line, Singable Melodies, Solfege singing, Syncopation and more!

Madison Heights / Detroit, MI

Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood program for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners and the adults who love them. Come join our community, share quality family time, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Together, we can make the world a better place….by making it more musical.

Milford, MI

Music Time! of Milford offers Music Together® family classes for children ages 0-5 years with a parent or caregiver. Classes meet once a week for 30 minutes and are offered in 10 week sessions. Every class features songs, chants, rhythm and tonal play, movement games, and instrument play. Grownups are encouraged to play and sing along with their children. Tuition includes CDs and a songbook to take home and play throughout the week.
Our studio is located at the Village Mall, 400 N. Main Street, in downtown Milford. We also hold classes at Brighton Music Academy in Brighton and we hold generations classes in Milford at American House.

Metro Detroit

Kindermusik uses interactive, sensory-rich experiences to build neural pathways and shape the architecture of each child’s growing brain. Accredited Educators around the world offer age-appropriate classes for ages newborn-6 designed to nurture cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development, while helping grow kind, lifelong learners.

Metro Detroit

Gymboree Play & Music classes are uniquely and intentionally designed for early childhood development. Play is a fundamental component of early childhood education, and is the cornerstone of every one of our programs. Through play-based learning, your child is challenged physically, cognitively and socially. Our teachers support you and your child as you spend uninterrupted time together, creating a safe space to play, explore and learn. Our custom curriculum is based on the most current early education ideology, and is designed to grow with your child, from birth to kindergarten. Our extensive selection of programs is carefully curated by each of our locations to determine the best combination of classes to offer.

Troy, MI

Fortissimo Academy provides private music lessons in the privacy of your home, studio, virtual or semi private lessons in our studio.  We save you time, gas, and stress of commuting to your lessons  with our in home lessons.  Our goals is to provide a comfortable setting whether it be at our studio or at your home. Currently we service Rochester, Rochester Hills, Troy, Oakland Township, Bloomfield Hills.

Music Enrichment in Wayne County

Detroit, Michigan

Over nearly 50 years, WFA Training Programs have developed training and performance opportunities for all ages and ability levels. All members of the program benefit from engaging interactions with DSO musicians and internationally renowned artists, while performing in the state-of-the-art facilities of the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center—including historic Orchestra Hall, which is celebrating its centennial year this season.

Detroit, MI

Weekly music classes are offered for children and youth in  semesters during the Fall (September through December) and Spring (January through May). 8-week summer sessions and a variety of day camps take place in June, July and August.

Livonia, MI

Private Lessons, offered in-person or virtually, can greatly enhance the enjoyment of learning an instrument. The one-on-one time and attention provided by private lesson teachers is a tremendous aid to music students, whether they are just beginning their study or have been playing for years. At Cameron’s Music, you aren’t merely buying lesson time by the half hour. You are investing in a relationship with a qualified, experienced, professional teacher who has the knowledge, skills, patience and individually tailored curriculum to help you soar as a musician.

Detroit, MI

Music Hall’s fifteen-year partnership with the Detroit Public Schools, as a provider of performing arts education, led to an invitation to launch music education courses on the District’s new ‘cradle to career’ campus when the school opened in 2019. Classes run all week and include an introductory overview class that brings students from varied levels together, establishing a shared base of knowledge. From there, students can choose choral or instrumental instruction, beginning with group
keyboard lessons and allowing time to become familiar with the full suite of band instruments as a point of entry to additional study.

Dearborn Heights, MI

Music Authority has been a leading provider of professional music lessons in Metro Detroit for children and adults of all ages! Our music teachers and staff are among the best in the industry, and we all share the collective passion to see our students excel and grow. Our mission is to inspire a life-long passion for music in a fun, friendly, and professional environment. The core value of learning music at our school is not just learning how to play an instrument or sing, rather learning to be persistent, disciplined, and resilient to life’s offerings. We look forward to serving all your music lesson needs!

Detroit, MI

Our mission is to offer youth in the Metropolitan Detroit area a world-class performing arts experience that develops their creative skills and talents through music education, dance and theatrical arts. The Detroit Youth Choir aspires to transform the youth of Metro-Detroit into creative, curious and compassionate young adults by using the performing arts as a vehicle for success. Harnessing social-emotional development allows youth to experience rewards through creativity while developing a strong value system. Compassion and empathy are guiding forces from our staff which provides a safe space, both physically and emotionally for our future leaders.

Detroit, MI

The Detroit Children’s Choir (“DCC”) uses the power of music education as a cultural platform to foster musical excellence and build an inclusive community of creative, confident and focused youth and teens throughout. southeastern Michigan. The DCC envisions a future as southeast Michigan’s cultural focal point for youth choral music through unique experiences that embrace all students, all music, and all genres.

Detroit, MI

The mission of the Detroit Opera Youth Chorus is to provide exceptional choral music and theatrical performance instruction in a professional environment to young people. This instruction will foster their creativity, personal expression and social growth. Offering a curriculum that embraces diverse cultures and traditions and a rich and extensive range of musical genres, the program will seek to instill personal and artistic excellence in its students. In keeping with its role as a major cultural resource to the entire community, Detroit Opera will offer these unique learning opportunities to a diverse group of students from varied economic, cultural and social backgrounds.

Detroit, MI

You can study at music classes DIME, as a student of Oakland University. There are various classes available as part of a Bachelor of Arts degree, short courses or online qualifications.

Plymouth, MI

The BeckRidge Youth Choir fosters a love of music for students in grades 5 through 9. Members develop their singing voice, poise, self-discipline as well as a love and appreciation of music beginning in September and running through May. Performances occur throughout the season. Participants receive training in reading music, vocal technique, rhythm, movement and group choral singing. This program is designed to combine choral ensemble singing, voice lessons, and participant driven and requested specialized training. The BeckRidge Youth Choir offers energized, fun and challenging experiences focused on both choral and solo vocal training in an atmosphere of mutual respect and joy.

Grosse Pointe Woods / Canton, MI

Grosse Pointe Music Academy’s private lessons are taught by University trained musicians. Children and adults can learn music theory, and any of 13 different instruments.

Plymouth, MI

Calebria is a school music teacher as well as a private vocal instructor. Her lessons focus on technique and vocal longevity, and she specializes in teaching students how to perform.

Dearborn, MI

At the Dearborn School of Music, we are committed to providing a quality music education to students of all backgrounds, ages, and skill levels. We are devoted to maintaining a learning environment free from commercial distractions, focusing solely on music education. Furthermore, we seek to instill in each student a love for music, and a desire to learn, while fostering both creativity and individuality. Lastly, we aim to provide our students with the necessary tools to be successful in all of their musical endeavors.

Plymouth, MI

The school was founded in 2015 by Dr. Diana Lungu who is also a teacher in the school. Diana has a Doctorate in Music Perfromance from the University of Michigan. See her biography here. The school’s curriculum and methods are based on years of experience reflecting the need for music to be taught with professionalism while ensuring that the students have fun in the process, regardless of their age and level. 

Allen Park / Canton Twp. MI

Our local guitar shops offer music lessons with expert instructors to help you play like a pro. Learn how to play piano, bass, guitar, drums and more at a Guitar Center near you in MI. Not only can our experts teach you how to play, but we can help to ensure that your instrument sounds and plays its best with instrument repairs and modification services, such as setups, fret repair, electronic upgrades and more. Our local guitar stores in MI also offer rental packages for customers looking for high-quality sound for their next event at a reasonable price. From determining the best equipment for your needs to hands-on guidance, our expert staff is available to provide the information you need to ensure your event goes off without a hitch. Find your local Guitar Center in MI and get in touch for details

Canton, MI

School of Rock is Music School reimagined. The patented School of Rock Method uses programs that are designed to encourage learning in a supportive environment where students of all skill levels are comfortable and engaged. We take the music school concept to the next level for kids, teens, and adults.

Metro Detroit

Kindermusik uses interactive, sensory-rich experiences to build neural pathways and shape the architecture of each child’s growing brain. Accredited Educators around the world offer age-appropriate classes for ages newborn-6 designed to nurture cognitive, social-emotional, and physical development, while helping grow kind, lifelong learners.

Metro Detroit

Gymboree Play & Music classes are uniquely and intentionally designed for early childhood development. Play is a fundamental component of early childhood education, and is the cornerstone of every one of our programs. Through play-based learning, your child is challenged physically, cognitively and socially. Our teachers support you and your child as you spend uninterrupted time together, creating a safe space to play, explore and learn. Our custom curriculum is based on the most current early education ideology, and is designed to grow with your child, from birth to kindergarten. Our extensive selection of programs is carefully curated by each of our locations to determine the best combination of classes to offer.

Detroit, MI

Bangla School of Music established in 1996.  This school is very active since its inception has a lot of students from many different age groups and cultural backgrounds. BSM organizes many cultural programs throughout the year.  Bangla School of Music has a very special curriculum for kids and youth. We take pride in teaching Bengali culture to our next generation in abroad. Our classes are held on weekend to fit your work schedule. Want to play Guitar! Learn how to play Hawaiian Guitar from our reputed instructor!!

Detroit, MI

Living Arts is a 501(c)3 Detroit nonprofit located in the heart of Southwest Detroit. Working at the intersection of art and learning, we provide a wide-range of arts experiences and arts-integrated education to students as young as 3 months (with caregiver participation) through 18 years. Our programming ranges from early childhood education to K-12 in-school artist residencies to robust afterschool arts classes, and more. Living Arts centers our students and parents/caregivers in everything we do, and we provide ample opportunities for students to both lead and influence our programs.