Instruments & Lessons
Learning and studying music can be one of the most rewarding experiences in our lives! There are many
choices and instrument options available which can bring us great satisfaction and pleasure upon mastery. Please feel free to reach out if you need help deciding which is most suitable for you and your goals!
Testimonials from Students
"Both Brad and his teachers, specifically Abby, are extremely talented and exhibit important characteristics when teaching and working with children. These include: patient, skillful, encouraging, challenging, supportive and reinforcing. I am thankful we found Encore Music Studios, it is a wonderful family of students and teachers."
- Lauren A.
Top 6 Benefits of Lessons with Encore
1) One Heart at a Time Promise ™
We recognize each student’s heart is tender and to be treated gently regardless of age. We will grow each student’s musical abilities, excite a student’s passion for music, and nurture in each student a lasting love of music. We will focus on each student for every minute of every lesson. We will listen and pay attention to the individual needs of each student. We will customize lesson plans to suit students and modify and think outside the box to deliver engaging music lessons for the duration of their studies! We have been delivering on this promise for over 40 years!
2) Superb Teachers
Our Academy music teachers have BM, BME, BA, MM, MA, and DMA degrees and have studied at the Ohio State University, Julliard School of Music, College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, the Cleveland Institute of Music, Conservatory of Music at Capital University, Carnegie Mellon University, Miami University, Conservatory of Music at Lawrence University, and others. They have extensive performance experience including at Carnegie Hall, National Taichung Theatre, Lucca (Italy), (Sevilla) Spain, and (Vienna) Austria. They have won regional and international competitions, a major music brand endorsement, and been awarded a Fulbright scholarship. But most importantly, our teachers have been described by our families as dedicated, professional, devoted, patient, kind, dependable, encouraging, and supportive!
3) Proven Legacy
Founded in 1980 in Westerville, Ohio, Encore Music Studios has served 2,900+ families with 150,000+ music lessons for 40+ years. We are accredited by the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating, have won Angie’s List Super Service Award, Thumbtack’s Top Pro award, and have 5-star ratings on Google, Yelp, and Lessons.com. Most importantly, we care deeply about each of our students and families and see them as an extension of our own Encore family.
4) Scholarship Fund
We established Kitty’s Music Scholarship Fund ™ in 2019 and have Awarded over $1600 to 8 recipients. Our Encore families and others have donated $1422 so far. If it is within our power, we will never turn away a music student. If you have demonstrable financial need and a passion to study music, please contact our director, Brad Allen, at 614-882-6681 for more information.
5) Convenient Locations
The Westerville Academy of Music (623 Park Meadow Rd. Ste A 43081) and The Columbus Academy of Music (2732 Sawbury Blvd. 43235) locations are each conveniently located and immediately accessible from 270N. We have plenty of free parking and are handicapped accessible as each location is on the ground floor. We are within 10 miles or closer for Columbus, Westerville, Huber Ridge, Minerva Park, Dublin, Shawnee Hills, Plain City, Worthington, Flint, New Albany, Galena, Sunbury, Gahanna, Lewis Center, Powell, Polaris, Clintonville, North Linden, Upper Arlington, Amlin, Amity, Hilliard, and the OSU Campus areas.
6) Earn an Encore Pledge ™ and Feedback System
We will strive to have students and families thrilled to come back for lessons each week and to study year after year. We commit to offer music lessons that inspire each student to realize her potential and keep him excited at his progress. We will do everything we can to “Earn an Encore” from our customers! We have a webform customers can fill out when they believe that someone on staff at either Encore location has gone above and beyond to serve their needs. We then recognize that teacher or office staff.
Frequently Asked Questions
Why Columbus and Westerville Academies of Music?
Why are we changing our name?
Why should I trust Encore Music Studios’ Columbus or Westerville Academies of Music with my or my child’s music lessons?
Where are you located?
What instruments do you teach?
What qualifications do your teachers have?
How long will it take to learn my instrument?
I am an adult beginner. Can I still learn to play music and sing?
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