Top Places In Denver To Get Music Lessons

August 1, 2013 6:00 AM

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As a city that has produced nationally touring and recorded bands with the likes of One Republic, The Fray, The Lumineers and most recently Churchill, Denver has established itself as a national treasure for musical culture. All of the accolades and success can be traced back to music education and practice. Whether you hope to be discovered as Denver’s next big frontman or woman, a classical pianist, guitarist, producer or teacher, you can learn everything you need to know at one of the reputable music institutes listed below.

Academy Of The Arts
136 Kalamath St.
Denver, CO 80223
(720) 583-0094

As an internationally recognized institute, the Academy Of The Arts is dedicated to the success of its students by investing in their individual development and artistry. With a reputation for success, several of its students have gone on to sign a million-dollar recording contract with Nickelodeon, land a role in a major motion picture, two have competed on “American Idol,” another was nominated for a Tony Award on Broadway and several currently write and perform in Los Angeles and Nashville. Lessons are available for any age, ability and style. Academy of the Arts strives to create lessons that are catered to each individual, instructing the hobbyist to the professional artist pursuing a career in the entertainment industry. The instructors are required to not only have relevant experience in their field of expertise but a desire and willingness to continue to develop their respective skillset. It’s an institute that turns the challenge of learning into the fulfillment of musical prowess that simply translates into music to your ears.

American Music School
1180 S.Van Gordon Court
Lakewood, CO 80228
(303) 986-2201

American Music School is a family owned and operated business that offers students the opportunity to enhance their musical education and expand their horizons. Providing instruction since 1989, it offers several class options which include private instruction, workshops or classroom sessions enabling those studying the opportunity to thrive in an environment that suits their learning style. Additionally, the school’s scope of education is as varied as its classroom options ranging from classical training to EDM and dubstep. The American Music School promises to exceed your expectations and has a 20+ year history as proof.

Colorado School Of Music
1115 Washington Ave.
Denver, CO 80401
(303) 526-9865

Offering private instruction in both instrumentation and voice, the Colorado School of Music prides itself on providing the finest in education and instruction. Students of all ability levels are invited to attend, they’ll be comfortable whether they are just beginning or need to refine their talents. The experienced instructors at the Colorado School of Music are qualified musicians who provide a well-rounded approach to the study of music on any instrument including drums, guitar and piano and for multiple stylings such as jazz, blues or classical training. The teachers’ emphasis on quality music education makes Colorado School of Music one of the premiere private lesson music institutions on the Front Range.

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Broadway Music School
1940 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
(303) 777-0833

The Broadway Music School is a community where people meet to learn, collaborate, appreciate and enjoy music. Founded in 2005, it offers instruction for all ages and styles of music, as well as a broad range of instruments. Each of the school’s instructors are active musicians with excellent credentials to boot, giving students every confidence that they are not only learning from the best but training to excel in their field. As part of the experience of being a part of the program, the school schedules regular concerts and live performances to give each individual the chance to refine their skills under the spotlight as well as in the classroom.

Denver School Of Rock
216 S. Grant St.
Denver, CO 80209
(720) 316-6841

With a belief that the best way to learn music is to play music, the Denver School of Rock promises to take its students from the classroom to the stage. Its methodology is to utilize both private instruction as well as group band rehearsals to expand the horizon and confidence of its pupils. Individuals and groups alike who have been educated at the School Of Rock have gone on to perform at legendary venues such as Red Rocks, The Knitting Factory and many more nationwide. As a trusted name and brand in music instruction, the Denver School of Rock is as legendary as its students’ music.

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Marian is a freelance writer with a passion for music, entertainment and nightlife. She writes regularly on assignment for as their Pop Music Journalist. You can view her page here.