Studying Music

Studying music has many great benefits. It teaches discipline, and it enhances creativity and personal expression. Best of all, it’s fun and rewarding! It’s easy to get started - just click on one of the links below to find a teacher. And, for you adults out there, it’s never too late to start music lessons! Many adults have picked up instruments that they haven’t played since high school, or have started from scratch. There are many community bands and orchestras in our area to participate in as well.

Mid-Michigan Youth Symphony
A full orchestra comprised of young people from the mid-Michigan area who share a common interest in performing orchestral music. The Lansing Symphony is proud to partner with the Mid-Michigan Youth Symphony to offer mentorship to its young musicians.

MSU Community Music School
Offers Early Childhood Music classes, Suzuki string programs, Music Theory and Appreciation classes, ensemble and recital opportunities, and private instruction on all instruments in East Lansing, MI.

Marshall Music
Offers private lessons on all instruments, recital opportunities, instrument rental and purchase, printed music for purchase, and CD sales in Lansing, MI.

String Connection
Instrument rentals, sales and instruction in Okemos, MI.

Mason Orchestral Society
Made up of three different orchestras: the Mason Symphony, the Mason Philharmonic and the Mason Chamber Orchestra. Each of these orchestras allows for musicians of any experience level to play, learn to play, or further hone their music skills.

Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp
Summer music camp sessions and ensembles for kids through adults.