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Are we the right music school for you?

Knoxville Academy of Music is the largest independent music school in Tennessee. We give several hundred plus music lessons every week.  We are conveniently located on Kingston Pike in Farragut, and serve music students from all over West Knoxville and beyond. Families from Oak Ridge, Karns, Bearden, Hardin Valley, Concord, and other surrounding communities visit our studios every week. Others that live a little further away from the immediate area understand that a little extra driving time is well worth the quality music instruction they receive from our highly qualified music teachers. We even have students that drive in from as far as Sevierville and Norris to take lessons with us.

While you are here researching the best music school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a student and find out why we are your best choice for music lessons.

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 15 Reasons You Should Choose Knoxville Academy of Music

1. Music Lessons Are Number One
Do you want to learn at a music school where music lessons are the most important thing? We are not a piano store or dance studio that also has music lessons, or an instrument retailer that has lessons in tiny little rooms with little or no accountability from the instructors. At Knoxville Academy of Music, providing you with a great music learning experience is our #1 priority.

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2. Well Established Music School
Knoxville Academy of Music is a division of Allied Music Instructors, which was established in 2004, and became an LLC in 2013. We teach hundreds of lessons each week to students like you!

Music School Knoxville TN | Knoxville Academy of Music3. Start When You Want
Your lessons can begin whenever you are ready. Knoxville Academy of Music operates year-round with new students starting weekly.Music School Knoxville TN | Knoxville Academy of Music4. Many Instruments & Lesson Times
You and your family can take guitar, piano, voice, drums, bass, violin, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, ensemble programs, and more! Knoxville Academy of Music has many instructors, giving you more options for scheduling and musical styles. For your convenience, we are open 7 days per week.Music School Knoxville TN | Knoxville Academy of Music

5. No Long-Term Contract
Lessons are on-going and weekly (48 lessons/year schedule), and tuition is paid monthly. Take lessons as long as you like. To withdraw from lessons just give Knoxville Academy of Music a withdrawal notice by the 15th day of your final month.

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6. Private Music Lessons
One on one private music lessons are a time honored tradition, and they offer many advantages for you. They provide great flexibility, are easy to schedule, and are available in a wide variety of instruments. They can also provide for an individualized course of study to allow you to advance at your own pace.

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7. Trophies, Certificates, and Award Wristbands to Celebrate Achievement
We are the only music school in Knoxville that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies, AND certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer trophies and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder System®” wristbands that they can show off to their friends. The Musical Ladder is our unique method of music education that is not available anywhere else in Knoxville, TN. More importantly, when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. You can only get the Musical Ladder here.


8. Special Programs For Children
Your child can enroll in Knoxville Academy of Music’s award winning Childbloom Guitar Program! This program is specifically designed for kids 5-12 years of age. The Childbloom Guitar Program is the largest and most successful guitar program of its kind! Our Childbloom instructors are licensed by and have specialized training from the Childbloom Company. Additionally, many of our instructors have other special training in child development related to music education. Call us at 865-675-1655 and we will help you get your child in the right music program.

9. Recital Opportunities
Your participation in recitals is optional. However, they are a great way for you to grow your talent. Your instructor will help you or your child prepare for any recital you sign up for. Knoxville Academy of Music will provide you at least two free recital opportunities each year. The regular recitals are in front of a safe and encouraging audience full of students’ friends and family members.

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10. Ensemble Programs
Knoxville Academy of Music features a special performance ensemble program known as Knoxville Bella Corda (KBC). The KBC is a guitar choir for guitarists under 18 years of age. Knoxville Academy of Music also periodically offers other fun group programs. Special classes  & programs are announced in our monthly newsletters.

11. Year Round Lessons
Music lessons are offered year round, because that is the best way to learn music. You won’t have to worry about missing lessons during your summer vacation because Knoxville Academy of Music has an awesome make-up lesson policy.

12. Awesome Free Make-Up Lessons
If you need to miss your lesson because you are sick, on vacation, or whatever, you can sign up for free group make-up lessons. That’s right, free!

13. Convenient Location & Business Times
Knoxville Academy of Music is located at 11230 Kingston Pike in Farragut and is convenient to West Knoxville/Knox County, Farragut, Concord, Cedar Bluff, West Hills, Hardin Valley, and Karns. We are open Monday through Saturday, 48 weeks per year.

14. Spacious Studios With Acoustic Treatment
Often times, private music instruction takes place in tiny teaching studios. Knoxville Academy of Music’s private instructional studios are larger than average. In fact our customers often tell us that our studios are much larger than the competitors. All of our studios are large enough to accommodate a parent sitting in on lessons, and some are large enough for groups and ensemble programs. Additionally, our studios have acoustic treatment to improve sound quality within the rooms.

15. Large Staff of Well Qualified, Screened Instructors
Knoxville Academy of Music has a large instructional staff providing you many lesson options. All of our instructors have formal music training and/or extensive performing experience. All instructor candidates are subject to rigorous background checks before they can become instructors at Knoxville Academy of Music.

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.

It’s easy to take the next step:

Lessons are first come, first serve
so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!



11230 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934
(Across from the Farragut High School football field in the Brooklawn Plaza [old Kroger shopping center])

Offering quality guitar, piano, voice / singing, drum, bass lessons and more for students in West Knoxville/Knox County, Farragut, Concord, Cedar Bluff, West Hills, Hardin Valley, and Karns.

$29.00 per 30 minute private lesson held once a week, 48 weeks/year.