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Music School with Music Lessons

Learn Today, Play Tomorrow®
East Brunswick & Whitehouse Station, NJ

Music Notes Academy offers private one-to-one music lessons in piano, guitar, bass guitar, drum, percussion, voice, musical theater, violin, viola, cello, upright bass, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and music theory. Private instruction in music technology, music production, audio recording, composition and songwriting is available at our East Brunswick, NJ Academy.

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Enrolling, Play Music Next School Year

Spring Semester ’23 Starts 4/1/23. Spring ’23 is 4/1/23 through 6/21/23. Limited Availability to start now.

Summer Music ’23 Starts 7/11/23. Registration began 1/2/23. Summer ’23 is 7/11/23 through 8/31/23 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.

School Year ’23-’24 Starts 9/6/23. Registration began 1/2/23. Register early for best selection of private instruction class times.

Degreed Teachers

Private music lessons for students of all ages. Adults too. Start with a Trial Class or make a commitment to a Semester or School Year. In-Person, Hybrid or Online.

Music Notes Academy offers private one-to-one music lessons in piano, guitar, bass guitar, drum, percussion, voice, violin, viola, cello, upright bass, flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone and music theory. Private instruction in music technology, music production, audio recording and composition or songwriting is additionally available.

Teachers of Music Notes Academy have bachelors and master degrees in music education, performance, teaching, composition, curriculum and instruction. It is the specialty of each teacher that allows for a collective uniqueness at Music Notes Academy.

Our East Brunswick Academy – conveniently located on Route 18 South and Milltown Road – offers a great learning environment, comfortable and large classrooms with professional-grade upright and baby-grand pianos, acoustic drum sets, hand-hammered cymbals, pro-audio and performance-grade guitar and bass guitar amplifiers.

Group music classes are available, with rock bands, drum circles, chamber ensembles and string quartets. Our Performance Plus Certificate Program is for the serious-minded music student. Concerts, student recitals, music assessments and exams are available. Summer Nights at Music Notes, our Summer Semester, is uniquely customizable for adult students and parents during July and August. Our adult music students enjoy recreational music making.

We enjoy teaching students of all ages and musical levels. We utilize proven education curricular that present interesting methods of instruction with repertoire that encourages and supports music learning for students of all ages.

Reading & Theory

Students learn music reading and theory

Performance Skills

Performance techniques


Classical, Jazz and standard repertoire


Musical Theater, Rock and popular songs

Learn Music Your Way

Music teachers at Music Notes Academy are degreed, experienced and dedicated.


Our East Brunswick, NJ music school includes spacious classrooms for private lessons, group classes, student rock bands and chamber ensembles.


Our Hybrid music learning is a combination of in-person and online classes. Students can attend their private music lesson online or in-person with their same music teacher.


Students can learn music online. Private music instruction from the comfort of your home. This is the new In-Home Music Lessons.

Private Lessons & Instruction

Degreed Teachers. Comprehensive Instruction.

Drum Lessons

Piano Lessons

Voice Lessons

Strings Lessons

Woodwinds Lessons

Brass Lessons

Theory Lessons

Guitar & Uke Lessons

Bass Guitar Lessons

Composition Lessons

Music Technology Lessons

Audio Production Lessons

Music Audition Prep

We help many students prepare for their school music auditions. Music Notes Academy students perform with their daytime school orchestras, jazz bands, wind ensembles, choirs, spring musicals and marching bands. Students can prepare for NJ Regions and All-State auditions.

Jazz Band Auditions

Marching Band

Wind Ensemble

Spring Musicals

Honors Chorus

NJ Regions & All-State

Group Classes, Ensembles & Bands

for students of all ages and performance levels

Chamber Ensembles

Chamber Ensembles are school year performance classes. Trios, Quartets and small ensembles.

Rock Bands

Student Rock Bands are school year bands. Guitar, bass guitar, piano, drum and voice students.

Homeschooled Students

We can design and teach a music curriculum for home-schooled students. Students can attend our East Brunswick, NJ Academy.

Music Notes In Your School

Have Music Notes in your daytime school. Since ’09, we’ve been partnering and teaching daytime school music programs for private schools.

The music school for students and parents

Parents are integral in a student’s education. We like parents to be informed on their child’s musical progress. Student assessments and evaluations are available. We encourage student performances, concerts and recitals. Competitions and student music festivals offer further excitement. We recommend students and families enjoy live music and the performing arts. Visit our friends at State Theater New Jersey in New Brunswick, NJ to see a great show.

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“Best music school ever! You will not be disappointed. My son has been here for 5+ years and loves it, owner and teachers are the best. 100% recommended.”

Susana from South River, NJ ’20

“Not sure if Brielle shared the news but she auditioned on xylophone and already got the email from her teacher, she made wind ensemble honors! Thank you so much for preparing her. This meant a lot to Brielle and I haven’t seen her so happy in a long time.”

Sandra from East Brunswick, NJ ’21

Award-Winning '12 NJSBDC Music School


Weekly private lessons. Ages 3-5. 30mins.


Weekly private lessons. Ages 6+. 30-45mins.


Weekly semi-private classes. Learn with siblings or friends. Ages 6+.


Weekly private lessons. Ages 9+. 45-60mins.

Performance Plus

Weekly private lessons. College-prep. Ages 12+. 60mins+.


Weekly private lessons. Ages 18+. 45mins+.

TiedNotes Too

TiedNotes Too are our beginner group music classes – at the East Brunswick Academy – for piano, guitar and drums.

Trial Lesson

Schedule one private music lesson.


Schedule two private music lessons.

Semester Enrollment

Enroll for our Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer Semester. They are really quarters. We call them Semesters. It’s okay.

School Year Enrollment

Enroll for a school year. Pay tuition in full or by the month. School Year students receive first priority for private lesson scheduling.

Private Music Lessons
Adults can learn music

Adults can learn a musical instrument too. We teach adult students piano, guitar, violin, drums and singing. Adults enjoy recreational music making. Get more with Music Notes.

Instrument Sales, Rentals & Repairs

Since ’06, we’ve been selling, renting and repairing musical instruments. Everyday discounts. Special orders. Rent-To-Own Rentals. Certified technicians for instrument repairs.

What Parents Say

Satya, from East Brunswick, NJ

My daughter is really enjoying music lessons with Mr. Sean and I see a great improvement in her interest towards music after joining Music Notes Academy.

Carolyn, from North Brunswick, NJ

My daughter has been taking guitar lessons for 5 years. We are very happy with Mr. Stephen. He is patient and encouraging. He is knowledgeable and good with young children. Good location, right on Route 18 in East Brunswick… Great place to start your musical endeavors. 

Raghu, from East Brunswick, NJ

We would like to acknowledge all the hard work Ms. Britania has put in bringing Aashrita to this level. I hope Aashrita continues her music with the same passion and interest. We enjoyed her performance at your Spring Recitals ’22 a lot.

Ramesh, from East Brunswick, NJ

Keshav is blessed to have a nice music school and teacher. With all your continued teaching and his dedication and hours of practice, made this achievement at the Spring Recitals ’22 possible… Thanks again as he continues to improve his music skills. 

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Enrolling for Summer '23 & School Year '23-'24. Best times to talk are Mondays through Thursdays, 9am to 1pm at 📞 (732) 238-2828 or 💬 (908) 301-6255. School Year '22-'23 ends 6/21/23. Summer '23 Starts 7/11/23.Sign-Up Today
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