Our Mission

Our mission is to bring out the musician in you! Everyone has a heartbeat and it's our heartbeat that is the center piece to all music. Music can bring out the confidence in a child and the child out of the more mature.

Here at Notes we have picked the best and most experienced teachers who have real careers in the music industry. Giving you the advantage to not only learn the fundamentals of music like sight reading, music theory and notation, but give our students real hands on experience in stage presence, band etiquette, and industry do's and don’ts.

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About Us

Notes Music Academy is Oakland's newest music school featuring six (6) fully equipped teaching studios, instructors, instruments and educational tools designed to help students reach their highest and best potential as musicians.

We offer music lessons in, but not limited to piano, guitar, violin, bass guitar, drums, and saxophone. Lessons are available for infants, K-12, and through adult based on individual levels of proficiency. NMA provides one-on-one training and follow-up from credentialed, university and college level instructors as well as working professional musicians and peers. NMA instructors are passionate about giving their students a well-rounded musical education,. They focus on student needs from various backgrounds and educational learning styles. At NMA there is a heavy emphasis is placed on music theory (sight reading, notation, chord construction, history, comprehension, improvisation and transcription) which gives our students the crucial foundation to be a successful musician. 

*All of our teachers are FBI/DOJ Livescan fingerprinted.

Meet some of our teachers and hear about what they do