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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 summer private music lessons and camps!

Registration is now open for all lessons and camps for Summer 2023. New and returning students, please fill out the Academy of Music Registration form for all registrations. Fall registration opens August 1, 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.

Summer 2023 Registration

Registration opens May 1st for private lessons, groups & ensembles, and Worship Arts lessons. Camp registration is now open. The summer session begins June 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

Show Choir Camp: Devotion, Choreo, & REH

Tuesday, July 11, 2023 - 9:30 AM

Show Choir Camp

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 - 9:30 AM

Show Choir Camp: Choreo & Music Review

Thursday, July 13, 2023 - 9:30 AM

Show Choir Camp: Performance

Friday, July 14, 2023 - 4:00 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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