A provider of personalized, music instructor for all ages and abilities.

Crescendo Academy of Music provides private and group instruction for instrumental and vocal music to students throughout southwest Michigan. Through scholarships, an instrument loan program, and more, we make music accessible to everyone. Our music lessons and classes are taught by professional teaching artists and performers who are dedicated to every students’ musical growth and enjoyment.


We provide music lessons and instruction for the following areas of focus:


Check back frequently to see all the latest happenings at Crescendo

With recitals, performances, and more, Crescendo Academy of Music has events running year-round. We update our calendar every month with opportunities to see our live events, so everyone, including our students and their parents, can be active members of the music community.

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    Student Recital

    2:00 PM-3:00 PM

    2:00 pm
    First Congregational Church
    345 West Michigan Avenue
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Latest News

Summer Programs
March 26, 2024

Special programs include student chamber ensembles, Crescendo Fiddlers, Training for Orchestra, and Epic Broadway Musical Theater Camp (ages 13-18).

Registration is OPEN for spring Music Together classes!
March 1, 2024

Join us for 10 weeks of Mixed Ages or Rhythm Kids family classes.

Music Together® Mixed Age classes are for children from birth through age 5 and their parent(s) or caregiver. Rhythm Kids classes are for kids ages 4-6.

Crescendo Community String Orchestra Registration is Open
February 29, 2024

Do you play violin, viola, cello, or string bass? Want to join other string players in a chamber orchestra?

The Crescendo Community String Orchestra is a chamber orchestra for amateur adult string players.


To provide individualized music instruction in a positive and supportive atmosphere to all persons regardless of age, ability or income.