Summer 2016 Early Childhood Music Registration is Online!

Registration for our Summer I and Summer II 2016 sessions of Early Childhood Music — including Rock the Sandbox; Music Together®; Bilingual Fun: ¡Canta y Habla! (formerly Bilingual Boogie); Musical Movement; Little Drummers, Big Voices; and Intergenerational Early Childhood Music — is still online! Get a discount of 15% off tuition if you register by Sunday, May 8th!

Music for Life

New Beginnings at SafePlace: A Reflection

By Lucy Bergin Armstrong Community Music School February 11, 2016 I had heard about the warmth and kindness of the faculty and staff at SafePlace in East Austin, but experiencing it first-hand came as a lovely surprise. These people truly care about their students and keep the students’ emotional well-being and healing as the priority […]

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Early Childhood Music Elsewhere

Looking for an early childhood music class but live too far from our Westlake or Travis Heights campuses? Check out our friends at Creative Action in East Austin or the New School of Music in Terrytown.

Music In Our World

Kashmir … What?!?

Didn't get enough of "Whole Lotta Love" on the dulcimer? Well our fabulous Liz Cass found this version of "Kashmir" as performed by a non-profit percussion ensemble! … [Read More...]

Singing Makes You Happy!

Or at least it helps reduce stress. Two articles from 2013 recently crossed our Facebook page and we felt compelled to share - in the name of music! From Time: Singing Changes Your Brain From Slate: Ode to Joy. Join a choir. Science shows … [Read More...]

More than melody, benefits of a musical education

We found yet another article highlighting the effects of music education on our youth! This article from features a variety of suggestions on how to involve your children in music. Music: it's just good for you! [ full article ] … [Read More...]

New Evidence of Mental Benefits From Music Training

Harvard-based researchers find a link between early musical training and cognitive capacities that allow for planned, controlled behavior. [ full article ] … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Sun 08

ACMS @ Umlauf Family Day

May 8 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 15

Student Recital

May 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Sun 15

Student Recital

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Tue 17

ACMS @ BookPeople

May 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Tue 31

ACMS @ Westbank Library

May 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Wed 01

Student Recital

June 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm

About Us

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 Early Childhood Music scholarships, programs for the children at SafePlace, guitar classes for veterans, art and music classes at the Gardner-Betts Juvenile Detention Center, weekly classes for a choir for adults with developmental disabilities, and guitar instruction for veterans.


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