A provider of personalized, positive music lessons and programs

Crescendo Academy of Music provides private and group instruction for instrumental and vocal music to all who are interested. 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 in Southwest Michigan 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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    Monthly Crescendo Fiddlers Club meeting

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    Monthly academic-year fiddle classes meet the second Saturday of the month from 1:00-2:00 pm in the Jill & Dan Christian Large Ensemble room at Crescendo.

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    Student Recital

    2:00 PM-4:00 PM

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

Latest News

Online lessons and classes!
March 13, 2020

While Crescendo is currently closed for in-person meetings, the music has gone online! We are OPEN for online private lessons and Music Together classes. Contact the office for more details!

Registration for EPIC BROADWAY! Musical Theater camp is now open!
February 27, 2020

Registration is now open for this camp for ages 13-17.

Crescendo receives grant from Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation
October 29, 2019

Crescendo has again received a generous grant from the Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation to support our Community Voices program.


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