News & Events

Rug Concert - a free public event

Arete Music Academy | January 27, 2018

Arete Academy presents its first Rug Concert on Saturday, January 27, 2018. This 1-hour event will begin at 12pm. Program highlights will include faculty performances by cabaret artist Jackie Schiffer…

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What is the right age to begin music lessons?

Arete Music Academy | January 17, 2018

When parents visit Arete Music Academy, they often ask me "what is the right age to begin music lessons?" We've all heard many stories of famous music prodigies, such as…

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How to choose your child's first instrument

Arete Music Academy | January 11, 2018

Finding the right instrument for your child to learn is difficult but an important factor in your child’s musical success. Forcing a child to play an instrument rarely leads to…

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Calling for all Singers--Young Voices Trial Class on 1/20 & 1/27

Arete Music Academy | January 9, 2018

Looking for a voice class where your child can learn to sing healthily and have fun? Join us this February for our weekly vocal program. Classes are held at 1pm…

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School Closed Today 1/4

Arete Music Academy | January 4, 2018

Due to inclement weather, all lessons at Arete Academy are cancelled today (Thursday, January 4th). Makeup lessons will be scheduled during the makeup week (the week of 1/22/2018). For more information,…

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Arete Music Academy | January 2, 2018

(Updated on 1/2/2018) Free trial classes available this month!  New group classes such as Piano for Beginners and Meet the Piano will begin from the week of January 30th, 2018. All classes have limited enrollment and…

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2017 Royal Conservatory Certificate Program Award Winners

| December 14, 2017

We are excited to announce that three of Arete Music Academy students have been awarded State Certificate of Excellence in 2017 Royal Conservatory Certificate Program award. Five students are also receiving Center…

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5 Things to know about Violin

| December 12, 2017

*The violin is a wooden string instrument in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use. *A violin is tuned in fifths,…

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Pre-Registration for Spring 2018

Arete Music Academy | December 1, 2017

Pre-Registration has begun! If you are a current student at Arete, you may reserve your current lesson time for the spring semester now until 12/9. Please contact the office ASAP to reserve your spot! For group classes, spring schedule is also now…

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Piano studio

5 Things to know about the piano

Arete Music Academy | October 21, 2017

1. It is a string /keyboard instrument invented around the 1700s 2. Most modern pianos have a row of 88 black and white keys, including 52 white keys and 36…

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free trial classes

Upcoming trial classes

Arete Music Academy | August 24, 2017

If you're new to Arete Music Academy and would like to try a class before you enroll, please fill out the Trial Signup Form or call 201-205-1121 to schedule a trial class.

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Meet our outstanding faculty members

Arete Music Academy | August 24, 2017

Arete Music Academy is committed to providing a high caliber of music education, from elementary through advanced levels, to students of all ages. Our faculty is comprised of experienced and…

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Arete Music Academy | August 15, 2017

Have you registered your child for music lessons this fall yet? We're just a couple of weeks away from our Fall semester. Click below to view our class offerings and…

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Arete concert

Mini Recital

Arete Academy | May 20, 2017

A full lengh of our mini recital!   

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Class Canceled March. 14, 2017 due to snow

Arete Music Academy | March 14, 2017

All classes are canceled on Tuesday, March. 14, 2017 Due to the inclement weather, Arete Academy will cancel all private lessons and group classes on Thursday, Feb 9th. Make-up classes will be scheduled on Thursday, June 8th at the regular lesson time.

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