Amplify Austin returns March 4th & 5th. Please consider donating to the Armstrong Community Music School or any of your favorite non-profits. We believe that music is a vital part of every person’s development and well-being and it is our aim to remove barriers that prevent people from receiving enriching music making opportunities and education. Please support ACMS’s core mission to provide music education to all Austinites by giving a tax-deductible gift.

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Class and Snow/Blackout Updates

Due to power outages caused by inclement weather, we are cancelling our Zoom family music classes for the rest of this week. Since some of our teachers, and families are without power, this feels like the right decision. Classes will resume as scheduled on Monday, 2/22.

We will be in touch next week about how we will handle these cancelled classes. For now, please stay safe and warm. We are thinking about all of you!


Spring Registration!

Registration for our Spring semester of Early Childhood Music (including Music Together®, Canta y Baila, and Rhythm Kids) is now open! Register by Sunday, February 21st February 28th and receive $80 off tuition! Spring classes begin the week of Monday, March 22nd.

Our current Winter semester ends Sunday, March 14th.


Stories and Songs!

Let us handle the bedtime story! These special Stories and Songs events for kids age 3+ feature your favorite ACMS instructors reading a short story paired with songs from our many early childhood music song collections.


Register Now!


Vocal Masterclass Series

Join mezzo-soprano Liz Cass in a series of vocal masterclasses culminating in a virtual recital. Fee includes a recorded accompaniment of one song. Additional pieces may be recorded for the students for an additional fee of $10/song. The recital will feature pre-recorded videos of students performing their song(s). Register now!


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Welcome to Austin’s own Community Music School!

At Armstrong Community Music School, we teach, explore, perform, and celebrate music - a universal language unconstrained by age, gender, income, ethnicity, or orientation.

  • We believe Black lives matter
  • We support our BIPOC, LGBTQIA and LATINX families, colleagues, and partners
  • We support a safe and open creative environment for learning and collaboration

We are a community celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission at ACMS is to encourage and nurture your musical voice and the joyful lifelong journey of creative expression.