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Reasons You Should Choose Knoxville Academy Of Music!

Here at Knoxville Academy of Music, we offer Guitar, Piano, Voice , Drums & more In-Person & Virtually! It’s super easy to get signed up!

Give us a call at 865-675-1655.

Knoxville Academy of Music is the largest independent music school in Tennessee. We give hundreds of music lessons every week, on the most popular instruments, guitar, piano, voice, drums, & more! We are conveniently located on Kingston Pike in Farragut, and serve music students from all over Knoxville and beyond. 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.

Music Lessons Are Number One

Do you want to learn at a music school where music lessons are the most important thing? Our academy is a school of music first. We are not a piano store, dance studio, or an instrument retailer that has lessons as a side business. At Knoxville Academy of Music, providing you with a great music learning experience is our #1 priority.

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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!

Start When You Want

Knoxville Academy of Music operates year-round with new students starting weekly. Start your lessons now!

No Long-Term Contract

Lessons are on-going and weekly (48 lessons/year schedule), and tuition is paid monthly or bi-weekly. Take lessons as long as you like. To withdraw from lessons just complete our withdrawal policy by the 3rd day of your final month. 

Many Instruments & Lesson Times

You and your family can take guitar, piano, voice, drums, bass, 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. 

Private Music Lessons

One on one private music lessons offer many advantages for you. We offer guitar lessons, piano lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons & more. They provide for an individualized course of study to allow you to advance at your own pace.

Early Morning & Lunch time Lessons for Homeschoolers, Retirees, College Students and Working Professionals

Since we are the largest school in the state of Tennessee, we are able to be a 'full service' music school. This allows us to offer lessons as early as 10 a.m. and we see many students between the hours of 11 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early morning and lunch time lesson spots

Top Rated Private Music Academy

Knoxville Academy of Music is the winner of: the 2016 Top Music School Award in the Knoxville Mercury readers poll, the Best Private Music School from Knoxville Awards Program, The Best Music Academy 2019, 2020 & 2021 in the Knox News Best of Knoxville Contest, 2023 Best Music School Readers Choice Farragut Press, and has been recognized as a Top Tutoring Facility by Cityview Magazine. KAM also has more positive online reviews than any other area music academy. 

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, and have agreed to uphold our high standards of music instruction. All instructor candidates are subject to rigorous background checks before they can become instructors at Knoxville Academy of Music.

Spacious Studios With Acoustic Treatment, and Top of the Line Virtual Classrooms

Often times, private music instruction takes place in tiny teaching studios. Knoxville Academy of Music’s private instructional studios are larger than average. All of our studios are large enough to accommodate a parent sitting in on lessons, and are furnished with iPads to assist in virtual learning. Additionally, our studios have acoustic treatment to improve sound quality within each room.

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 & request a recorded lesson.

Free Recitals

Many businesses charge extra for recitals, our recitals are always free for current clients. Your participation is optional, however, recitals 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 recitals are held in front of a safe and encouraging audience full of students’ friends and family members.

Convenient Location & Business Times 

Knoxville Academy of Music is located at 165 West End Ave. in Farragut and is convenient to West Knoxville/Knox County, Farragut, Concord, Cedar Bluff, West Hills, Hardin Valley, and Karns. We are open 7 days a week, 48 weeks per year.

Award Winning, Courteous and Helpful Office Staff

Our office staff is, by far, the best in the area. We are trained in customer service. We are here to help you find the right instructors, and lesson times that work with your schedule. We’ll give you a friendly greeting when you arrive. We stand ready to assist you should your schedule change, or when you want to add additional lessons, or try a new instrument.

THE Authority on Music Lessons

Academy Senior Director, and author of the book YOUR GUIDE TO MUSIC LESSONS, Jeff Comas is a bonafide expert on music lessons. A lifelong student of music and learning, Jeff has personally delivered over 45,000 music lessons, and schools under his direction have given over 350,000 music lessons. Mr. Comas has received 9 Faith Belief & Action awards from Music Academy Success and took KAM to the finals in the MCE 2015 International Music School of the Year competition.

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