Welcome To The Music Gallery Academy!

The Music Gallery Academy would like to welcome internationally acclaimed voice teacher Tamara Anderson, who specializes in contemporary styles of music—Rock, Heavy Metal, Pop, Punk, R&B, Motown, Country, Folk, Jazz and Musical Theater. She also teaches piano and guitar.

Legendary Jazz Guitarist Frank J Rumoro has joined the The Music Gallery Staff! Click here for more information!

The Music Gallery Academy welcomes Guitar Center's 2011 King Of The Blues finalist Predrag Petrovic to the Music Gallery Academy Staff!

 We teach Vocals, Piano, Electric Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo, Classical Guitar, Garage Band, Pro Tools and Recording Techniques. We also have both Adult and Kids Rock Band.

We teach all styles of music: Rock, Blues, Jazz, Heavy Metal, Country, Folk, Fingerstyle, Funk, Classical, Reggae, and more!

We offer lessons for ages 6 to adult.

We are open
Monday - Friday: 12pm - 8pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm

Chicago's Best Music School featured on 

While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider these 7 benefits of becoming an Academy student and find out why we are
Chicago's number one choice for music lessons.

1. Vocals, Piano, Guitar, Drums, Bass, Mandolin, Ukulele, Banjo, Classical Guitar, Rock Band Classes, COMPUTERS and INTERNET in each room in ONE location! 

We offer all of these popular instruments: Vocals, Piano, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Bass, Drums, Mandolin, Ukulele and year round rock band classes in one location. We are also the only school in the Chicago that has installed $5,000 worth of computers, specialized teaching software and internet in each teaching room so that we can give you the BEST music lesson experience that no one else can offer.

2. The most qualified teaching faculty in Lake County.

We have music teachers, all with either college training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them.  We are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson. 

3. The widest range of music lesson times available five days a week!

We offer music lessons five days a week from early afternoon to late at night to accommodate your busy schedule.

Monday - Friday: 12:00pm - 8:00 p.m. 
Saturdays: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

4. A proven track record of excellence since 1974.

 Visit our testimonials to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed.
The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons in Highland Park, Illinois year round. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons trusted by over 5,000 families for over 40 years.

5. The most technologically advanced and fully stocked music lesson rooms in Chicago!

Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, stereos, full drum kits with pads and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. 

Technology is also a big part of lessons at the Music Gallery Academy and we have installed computers, printers, internet access, software for printing custom sheet music and slowing songs down to make them easier to play along with. One of the things that has really set us apart is our focus on providing lessons that are fresh, new, and engaging. By doing so, our students have never run the risk of being bored by their lessons. It's a challenge to engage children or adults, but by integrating technology such as Youtube, Ultimate Guitar, GarageBand, and ProTools, we're providing a cutting edge lesson experience in the Chicagoland area.

6. Rental Instuments

Not sure if you want to invest hundreds of dollars into an instrument? Is your current guitar not playing well? We have a great selection of high quality guitars to rent. These instruments have been professionally setup and are ready to go!
Visit our rental page for more information.

7. Month to Month lessons.

The Academy does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.

It's easy to take the next step:

Lessons are first come, first serve
so contact us to arrange your first lesson!

(847) 432-6350
E-Mail Us! 


$35.00 per 30 minute private lesson held once a week.
Recommended for teens and adults.

per 60 minute private lesson held once a week.
Recommended for the serious student. 

All fees must be paid by pre-authorized debit, pre-authorized credit cards or auto draft. 

2558 Green Bay Road, Highland Park, IL 60035

Offering quality guitar, bass, and drum lessons in Highland Park, IL

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