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Group Instruction Track

If you are interested in our GROUP INSTRUCTION TRACK (Pre-Studio Classes for ages 3-6), please scroll down for class information and online registration.


Private Instruction Track

If you are interested in our PRIVATE INSTRUCTION TRACK, the following steps are required prior to taking private lessons at NJAOM:

  1. Register below for an upcoming information session with one of our directors.

  2. Thurs August 16, 2018, 6:00 pm
    Wed August 29, 2018, 6:30 pm
    Tues September 11, 2018, 6:00 pm
    Tues September 18, 2018, 6:00 pm

  3. Review program information you will receive via email.

  4. Attend the information session. We kindly request that only parents attend the session.

  5. If your child is new to the instrument of study, you will then be given a choice of days/times for you and your child to observe a lesson. You will also have an opportunity to observe a Performance Class with children of similar ability playing together. OR
    If your child has been playing the instrument of study for at least one year, you will be given a choice of days/times to bring your child for an audition/evaluation by one of our faculty in your child’s instrument of study. You may also have an opportunity to observe a Performance Class with children of similar ability playing together.

  6. After observation or audition/evaluation, you will be invited to enroll in our program and can schedule lessons with your assigned teacher.




2018-2019 Academy Year


The 2018-2019 Academy Year is divided into two terms: Fall Semester and Spring Semester. We will also offer a Summer Term, which spans July and August.
Our Fall Semester and Spring Semester terms each have 18 weeks of lessons, plus one Make-up Week/Add-on Week.

To enroll in private lessons for the 2018-2019 Academy Year:

  • FOR NEW FAMILIES: Enrollment is open! Please make sure you have attended a parent information session and completed a lesson observation/audition with one of our faculty.

  • FOR CURRENT FAMILIES: Enrollment began on July 23, 2018. Please contact us to select your lesson time and enroll.

    To enroll in Pre-Studio Class for the 2018-2019 Academy Year:
  • Click on the link below to enroll. NOTE: