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Academy of Music

The Academy of Music seeks to provide quality musical instruction and performance opportunities for community members of all ages and backgrounds to develop their God-given gifts.

Register for fall private music lessons, groups and ensembles!

Registration opens August 1 for Fall 2023. New and returning students, please fill out the Academy of Music Registration form for all registrations. Fall semester begins September 5, 2023.

Questions? Email academymusic@unwsp.edu or fill out the contact form below.

Looking for Lessons?

The Academy of Music is a community music program of the University of Northwestern Department of Music. The Academy offers private lessons, classes, and ensembles taught by Northwestern faculty, graduates, and students. Our instructors are passionate about music and giving every student a solid foundation to grow musically.

Fall 2023 Registration

Registration opens August 1 for private lessons, groups & ensembles, and Worship Arts lessons. The fall session begins September 5, 2023.


Instructor Information

Meet the instructors who teach in the Academy of Music.


Academy Scholarship Fund

The Julie Johnson Scholarship Fund assists in enabling lower income families to participate in music instruction. Become an Academy of Music supporter with a tax deductible contribution.


Upcoming Events

Academy Ensemble Recital

Monday, December 4, 2023 - 7:00 PM

-Academy of Music

Monday, December 4, 2023 - 8:00 PM

Inclement Weather Information

The Academy of Music only cancels lessons for bad weather when the University of Northwestern cancels events for that day. Call 651-631-5310 to find out if the campus is closed. If the student decides to cancel a lesson due to bad weather when the Northwestern campus is still open, the instructor is not obligated to make up the lesson. Call the Academy of Music office at 651-631-5108 or email academymusic@unwsp.edu if you have questions.

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Brittany Quinn, M.M.

Director, Academy of Music
Adjunct Instructor: Violin,...

Brittany Henry Quinn, an active performer and teacher, is director of the Academy of Music, teaches private...

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