It’s (still kinda) the start of a new year, and that means new things to learn and experience. Today’s new thing to learn? Music! Kids may develop early interests in singing and playing instruments such as the guitar, the piano, drums, etc., but how do you harness these skills? Let the experts bring out their musical prowess! Here are some of the best music schools around the Metro, where you can enroll your kids in this year. (And the fun part? You can join them too!)
1. The Voice Academy of the Philippines
With 14 years of solid experience training kids, teens, and even adults, this music school is also committed to develop each student’s personality, and improve their self-confidence. And you don’t have to worry about your kid’s stage fright because they can learn to overcome it by participating in the school’s monthly shows, concerts, and competitions.
Address: 2/F C&B Circle Mall, Liwasang Kalayaan Road, Marikina Heights, Marikina City
Contact: (02) 668-0320
2. Yupangco Music Academy
Formerly known as the Yamaha School of Music, this is one of the well-known music schools in the country. They provide unique and exciting experiences for their students to express, imagine, and create music through their different courses.
Branches and Contact Details:
2nd Floor Yupangco Building, 339 Gil J. Puyat Avenue, Makati City 1200
(02) 899-9595 Loc. 202 / (02) 897-9692
SM North Edsa
AX1-251, 2/F The Annex, SM City North Edsa, Quezon City
565-567 (B), 5/F Building B, SM Megamall, E. Delos Santos Avenue, Mandaluyong City
3. School of Rock Philippines
Make your kid’s dream of becoming a rock star a reality, and enroll them in this awesome music school. They have the instruments, coaches, and programs to help their students become team players and just have fun jamming their hearts out.
Address: Connecticut Arcade, San Juan City, Manila 1502
Contact: (0922) 834-2455
4. The Music School of Ryan Cayabyab
Named after the maestro himself, this premier institution is very popular among many Filipino artists in the music industry. Professionals, enthusiasts, and hobbyists can take their different lessons to experience the joy of music, as well as become well-rounded, highly motivated, and outstanding artists.
Address: Park Avenue (Basement Level) Robinsons Galleria, Ortigas Center, Ortigas Ave. cor. EDSA 1100, Quezon City
Contact: (02) 637-9840/(02) 914-055/(0917) 834-0424
5. Manila Symphony Orchestra Music Academy
Hailed as one of the oldest orchestras established in Asia, the Manila Symphony Orchestra has been a national pride for decades. Their Music Academy offers different programs which not only nurture talents, but impart life lessons to their students. For them, quality learning means quality of life.
Branches & Contact Details:
3/F Glorietta 5, Ayala Center Makati City
G/F Burgundy Transpacific Place 2444-A, Taft Avenue, Manila (in front of DLSU Gate 2)
6. Muzette of Leheim
This premier music school in the south has experienced and fun teachers, who offer excellent workshops for their students. These include creative activities, instrumental playing, singing, and other psychomotor exercises that the kids will definitely enjoy.
Address: Unit 309, Page 1 Building, 1770 Muntinlupa, Rizal, Philippines
Contact: (02) 579-3607
7. World of Music Learning Center
This music school prides itself for having competent instructors who graduated from the University of the Philippines Conservatory of Music. They have different lessons for all types of music and all types of ages, depending on your interests.
Address: 455-A General Vicente Lim Street, Little Baguio, 1500 San Juan
Contact: (02) 724-6291