Armstrong CLOSED Thursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th

REMINDER: Armstrong will be closed Thursday, November 26th through Sunday, November 29th. Lessons and classes (including our Seasonal Songs and Little Drummers: Nutcracker) will resume Monday, November 30th.

Try an Early Childhood Music Class!

Interested in trying out an Early Childhood Music class? Call us at (512) 474-2331 to set up a demo here at Armstrong or feel free to catch us at one of our many events around town!

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

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...]

Led Zeppelin “Whole Lotta Love” on the dulcimer? What?

Sam Edelston tackles the Zeppelin classic "Whole Lotta Love" on a 3-string electric mountain dulcimer. Click the "about" if you're interested in finding out more about his set-up. … [Read More...]

Upcoming Events

Thu 26

School Closed – Thanksgiving

November 26 - November 29
Fri 04

Student Recital

December 4 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Fri 04

Student Recital

December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Sun 06

ACMS @ Umlauf Family Day

December 6 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun 06

Student Recital

December 6 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Sun 06

Student Recital

December 6 @ 4:30 pm - 5:15 pm
Sun 06

Student Recital

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Mon 07

ACMS @ The Thinkery’s “Baby Boomers”

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am

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...]

Support Our School

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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