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Best Schools For Young Musicians In Dallas

No matter what the passion - singing, playing piano, woodwinds, brass or percussion - Dallas has a school for all music lovers. From public high schools to one-on-one instruction in a studio, all young musicians (and those young at heart), no matter what their talent level, will benefit from instruction at one of the city's finest schools.

The Dallas School of Music, Inc.

2650 Midway Road, Suite 204
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 380-8050

Dallas School of Music serves students of all levels and ages, from youth to senior citizens. The school's individual instruction provides quality education in voice, piano, guitar, brass, woodwind, percussion, orchestral and fretted stringed instruments. Enrollment is year-round, with tuition covering one private lesson per week, all curriculum material and software, weekly education documentation and progress report, participation in music education Webinars, online support center and recital opportunities.


Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts

2501 Flora Street
Dallas, TX 75201
(972) 925-1200

Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts provides training in arts and academics to prepare students for college and careers. Students at the school are required to take state-approved classes offered through three graduation plans. Music classes include voice, jazz studies, wind or percussion instruments, orchestral strings, Latin ensemble, piano, guitar, music synthesis, and music history and theory.


Gray School of Music

11661 Preston Road, Suite 136
Dallas, TX 75230
(214) 369-7772

Gray School of Music offers lessons in drums, guitar, piano, violin and voice. The school's professional instruction is offered for any age and taught in facilities with state-of-the-art technology. Each faculty member has a master's or doctoral degree in music and is experienced in teaching children and adults. The school has 15 spacious studios; nine are equipped with Boston or Steinway grand pianos.


Dallas Music

3415 Milton
Dallas, Texas 75205
(214) 363-4980

Dallas Music offers music classes for ages three months to adult. Ages five and up can take lessons in piano, violin, flute and guitar. This performing arts center has experienced faculty and a curriculum that includes the latest technological advancements. The school also offers a library with music and reference materials. Students can participate in formal recitals, music parties, ensembles, master classes, keyboard Olympics, festivals and contests. Especially for the adults, an informal performance during "cabaret" nights is offered.

Septien Entertainment Group

2015 Midway Rd, #107
Carrollton, TX 75006
(972) 392-2810

Septien Entertainment Group is a premiere music studio in Dallas, TX for artist development, voice training, instrumental lessons, songwriting, and stage presence.  Notable artists that have studied at there include Demi Lovato, Beyonce, Selena Gomez, and much more according to Septien.  They offer private and group music sessions, workshops including music marketing and promotion, as well as camps including summer music programs and rock band camp.

- Susan Mcfarland
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