Best Music Schools in Raleigh

Expert recommended Top 3 Music Schools in Raleigh, North Carolina. All of our music schools face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!


10930 Raven Ridge Road, Suite 103, Raleigh, NC 27614 Directions

Since 2009

Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Voice, Trumpet, Trombones, French Horns, Woodwind, Percussion, Brass, Ukulele, Saxophone, Flutes & Clarinet Lessons

Falls River Music is owned and run by a professional musician with over 30 years of experience in playing/teaching, and a real passion for all things musical. FRM's goal is to provide a friendly, comfortable, fun, and nurturing atmosphere for learners of all ages to learn more about music & playing the instrument of their choice. The music school conducts exciting week-long music camps every summer. Student recital concerts are held quarterly there, so pupils have an opportunity to perform for their family and friends if they desire. Falls River Music also sells a variety of music accessories and instructional books & excellent name-brand acoustic guitars. They also rent school band instruments of all types (including guitars) & offer repairs for stringed and woodwind instruments. FRM also has a snack bar in its comfy student lounge, with complimentary wifi. At Falls River Music, you can schedule a free trial music lesson today.

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Mon 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tue - Thu 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun Closed

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9420 Forum Drive, Suite 105, Raleigh, NC 27615 Directions

Since 2006

Guitar, Piano, Voice, Drums, Violin, Viola, Ukulele, Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, French horn, Tuba, School Band & Music Therapy Classes

'The Musicians Learning Center' is the most significant private music academy in Raleigh, and it offers education for all ages and levels. It has over 20 music instructors, all with either college training/professional performance experience. They teach all styles from rock, pop, jazz, country, blues, and classical. The center has a parents waiting room with comfortable chairs, kids' toys, Wi-Fi, magazines & bottled water service. Trophies, certificates, and award wristbands are available to celebrate achievement. If you are a homeschool parent, college pupil, retiree, or working professional who wants a flexible schedule, take advantage of their early morning & lunchtime lesson spots. Makeup classes are available. They will provide you at least two free recital opportunities each year. The Musicians Learning Center also serves in Apex, Cary, Durham, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs, Knightdale, Morrisville, Rolesville, Wake ForestWendell, Youngsville & Zebulon.

Price: Starts from $34 per 30 minute private lesson held once a week

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sun Closed

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6900 Six Forks Road, Suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27615 Directions

Since 1992

Drums, Percussion, Acoustic, Electric and Bass Guitar, Violin, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone & Vocal Lessons

'Progressive Music Center' is one of the largest music lesson providers in North Carolina, and it is consistently evaluated as one of the best and most forward-thinking music training facilities in the US by Music Inc., NAMM & PAS. PMC's teachers and staff believe in the quality instruction and the principles that music for everyone, no matter age or ability. Through its private lesson program, students are encouraged to participate in their year around Rock Academy™ program. PMC has been featured in magazines such as Entrepreneur, Music Inc. (twice in Music Inc. as the cover story – Sept. 2007 and July 2013), Music Trades, Drum Business & Kiplingers. They conduct summer camps for their students. Instrument sales and rentals are available. They also present gift certificates for any occasion. Progressive Music Center serves two convenient locations in North Carolina.

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Price: Starts from $30 per half hour

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Mon - Thu 1:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fri 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sun Closed

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