Class length: 45 minutes Musical movement is a magical exploration of music using the body as the primary instrument. Children delight in using their imagination as they dance and move like soft raindrops or thunder along as a herd of elephants. They explore spatial awareness and dramatics, develop gross motor skills and accurate rhythm, and… More »
Class length: 45 minutes If your child has completed the parent-child curriculum, she may be ready for a class on her own. Or perhaps you are looking for a way to prepare your preschooler for a lifelong love of music while her “window of opportunity” for lifetime musical aptitude is still open. These weekly, 45-minute… More »
Join us for these special Early Childhood Music classes! Research shows children need four to six involved, caring adults in their lives to fully develop emotionally and socially. In our Early Childhood Generations class, children have the opportunity to share music and bond with senior citizen residents of Querencia at Barton Creek. With so many… More »
ACMS is privileged to host the Austin Chamber Music Center on Saturday. It is also our pleasure to have in residence at our school the Texas Early Music Project and LOLA (Local Opera, Local Artists), and we enjoy having the Austin Jazz Workshop rehearse in our studios. Please learn more about the work these fine… More »
Bring a few friends and join the fun! In this dynamic new class offered exclusively at the Armstrong Community Music School, children ages 7-10 will learn about healthy singing, practice vocal and music theory games, and work on group songs and solo songs, culminating in a mini-class recital. The classis perfect for those singers already… More »
Join us the day before Thanksgiving for a day filled with music, crafts, and games! Children will play rhythm instruments, sing, dance, and participate in a group drumming activity. Give your kids a fun-filled day and yourself some time to prepare for the holiday ahead. If desired, at the time of registration children may enroll… More »
Group Piano has come to Armstrong Community Music School with Music for Little Mozarts. Students join the adventures of Beethoven Bear and Mozart Mouse as they learn about music and the piano. Music for Little Mozarts helps students develop singing and music listening skills, and at the same time, provides a bridge between the discipline… More »
Class length: 45 minutes Music Together® is a series of mixed-age classes featuring music, playful movement activities, and instrumental jam sessions for infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. The class offers a research-based, developmentally appropriate music curriculum with emphasis on adult involvement and entire families enjoying and making music together. A parent or caregiver must accompany each… More »
Class length: 45 minutes Bilingual Boogie is a dancing, singing, grooving, moving language class. Through singing and movement, children are taught basic Spanish phrases like greetings, family, colors, counting, body parts, animals, and more! Classes last 45 minutes, and are appropriate for children ages 6 weeks – 5 years. Children must be accompanied by a… More »
Still looking for that perfect stocking stuffer? Or maybe a special way to commemorate that perfect performance? Stop by our brand new gift boutique and see what magic catches your eye! Handmade by a local Austin artist specifically for the Armstrong Community Music School, these items feature genuine Czech crystal, laser engravings, and birch wood.… More »
We know what a big step starting private instruction can be for a student. We’re here to help make that step meaningful, rewarding and long lasting. The more information we have about interests, goals, previous experience and expectations, the better we’ll be at personally placing you or your child with one of our fine instructors.… More »
Welcome to Austin’s own Community Music School!
We offer exciting opportunities to learn the joys of music for students of all ages and skill levels, from early childhood to adult. Join us today! Visit our beautiful main campus at 404 Camp Craft Road in Westlake or our early childhood campus at 300 East Monroe in Travis Heights, or call us at (512) 474-2331
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Early Childhood Music Registration is Open!
Registration is still open for our 3-week Seasonal session of Early Childhood Music (including Seasonal Songs, Little Drummers: Nutcracker, Bilingual Fun: ¡Canta y Habla!) and our 9-week Winter session of Early Childhood Music (including Music Together®, Little Drummers, Big Voices, Bilingual Fun: ¡Canta y Habla!, and Musical Movement).
NEW: Group Guitar Instruction at ACMS!
Group guitar instruction is coming to ACMS. Our new Little Strummers class (ages 5-7) and our ACMS Guitar Ensemble (ages 16+) will meet on Saturdays starting Saturday, October 8th. NEW! Due to popular demand, we've added an 11:15am session of Little Strummers! Online registration is now available!
The Armstrong Community Music School in beautiful Austin, TX provides lifelong access to the musical arts through instruction and performances for all regardless of age, skill, ethnicity, or income. We are an active member of the Austin arts community and proud members of The National Guild for Community Arts Education. [Read More...]
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The Armstrong Community Music School is deeply devoted to serving the Austin community and to bringing music into many lives. Your generous support makes it possible for us to provide free or low-cost music classes in eight location throughout Austin through our Community Partnership Programs. Your investment provides the highest standard of musical instruction for all regardless of age, skill, ethnicity, or income.
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