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Boston's Best Places For Adult Music Classes

It's never too late to learn an instrument, and there are plenty of options for music school here in the city of Boston. Whatever the instrument might be that you've always dreamed of learning, you will find lessons at one of these top five places for adult music classes.
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Community Music Center of Boston
34 Warren Ave.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 482-7494

It's never too late to head back to school and learn an instrument at the Community Music Center of Boston. Located on Warren Avenue, in between Berkeley Street and Pembroke Street in the city's South End, the Community Music Center of Boston offers classes for children and adults from nine to 99, plus its relatively late hours - between 7 and 9 p.m. on most nights - make this a perfect spot for parents and children to take music classes together, bringing families closer one instrument at a time!

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Page Music Lessons, Inc.
334 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-7243

Newbury Street is always a hustling hub of artistic activity, from painters and spoken word artists to craftsmen and street musicians. Naturally, then, it makes perfect sense for Page Music Lessons to set up shop here at the home of Newbury Comics, right in between Hereford Street and Massachusetts Avenue in the Back Bay. Page Music Lessons specializes in music classes to fit all skill levels, promising that both experts and the adept will be able to hone their skills with a thoughtful and supportive instructional atmosphere.

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New School of Music
25 Lowell St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
(617) 492-8105

Located on Lowell Street in Cambridge, New School of Music offers music lessons for both children and adults, specializing in instruments such as violin and piano. Its location in the art-focused hub of Cambridge benefits the community greatly, with New School of Music teaching everything from actual instrumentation to stage presence and composure during a live performance. This wide focus makes New School of Music exactly that: a fresh and modern take on the musician's life from the ground up.

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Steinway & Sons Pianos
162 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 426-1900

The Steinway name is legendary amongst pianists and music fans for its symbol of iconic, quality pianos. This Boylston Street spot certainly lives up to that name...and its price tag. Yet, as the saying goes, "you get what you pay for," with Steinway being amongst the very best, upper echelon of pianos. Lessons on the black and white keys are indeed offered here, as are voice lessons for those seeking to stretch their vocal chords. Steinway &  Sons Pianos may be a fairly pricey option, but the quality offered is sure to pay off in the end.

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Amy Dancz Voice Studio
162 Boylston St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 458-9863

Let's not forget the human voice as our most natural instrument. Vocal coach and instructor Amy Dancz sure hasn't, as proven by her popular and successful voice studio, located on Boylston Street in between Hadassah Way and Charles Street in the city's Back Bay district. Constant support, focus and enthusiasm are foundations of Dancz's teaching method, and she prides herself on handling both adults and children in a friendly and professional manner. Singers of all ages will be sure to find their creative voice here at Amy Dancz's Voice Studio.

George Pacheco has been writing professionally about arts and entertainment for over a decade. A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, George currently resides in a humble New England home with his wife, cat and massive music and film collection. His work can be found at


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