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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    Art Hop Featuring Crescendo Faculty and Students

    5:00 PM-7:00 PM

    Come join us for Art Hop featuring Crescendo faculty and students!

    Performance will be located in the Epic Center lower level.

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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 Presbyterian Church
    321 W. South Street
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Latest News

Fall registration is open!
August 14, 2019

Registration is now open for all of Crescendo’s fall programs and private lessons! Contact the office to join a class or schedule a lesson with a Teaching Artist.

Welcome to the New Website of Crescendo Academy of Music!
August 1, 2019

Whether you’re a potential new student of music or a returning member, we at Crescendo Academy of Music would like to welcome you to our newly redone site!

Uncle Gerry in Concert!
March 23, 2019

Join Crescendo Academy of Music as we celebrate 10 years of offering Music Together classes with host recording artist Gerry Dignan in concert.


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