Amplify Austin returns March 4th & 5th. Please consider donating to the Armstrong Community Music School or any of your favorite non-profits. We believe that music is a vital part of every person’s development and well-being and it is our aim to remove barriers that prevent people from receiving enriching music making opportunities and education. Please support ACMS’s core mission to provide music education to all Austinites by giving a tax-deductible gift.

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Join us for some Free Classes!

Do you need more music time in your day-to-day? Know someone who is interested in taking classes like Music Together® (ages 0-5), Canta y Baila (ages 0-5), or Rhythm Kids (ages 4 - 2nd grade) but isn't quite sure how their child will respond to online music classes?

We're offering a week of FREE Zoom classes Monday, March 15th through Sunday, March 21st. Join us and test out some of our early childhood classes! Our goal is to build community in our Zoom classes. It's a dedicated time in the day where we commit to ourselves, our little ones, and to music.

You must sign up for a free class to receive Zoom Links†. For more information about our programs, and to select your free classes, visit our EC Free Week schedule! You can sign up for as many free classes as you want!


† Anyone registered in our Winter 2021 semester is already enrolled in the Free Week class on the same day and at the same time as their current enrollment.


Class and Snow/Blackout Updates

Due to power outages caused by inclement weather, we are cancelling our Zoom family music classes for the rest of this week. Since some of our teachers, and families are without power, this feels like the right decision. Classes will resume as scheduled on Monday, 2/22.

We will be in touch next week about how we will handle these cancelled classes. For now, please stay safe and warm. We are thinking about all of you!


Stories and Songs!

Let us handle the bedtime story! These special Stories and Songs events for kids age 3+ feature your favorite ACMS instructors reading a short story paired with songs from our many early childhood music song collections.


Register Now!


Vocal Masterclass Series

Join mezzo-soprano Liz Cass in a series of vocal masterclasses culminating in a virtual recital. Fee includes a recorded accompaniment of one song. Additional pieces may be recorded for the students for an additional fee of $10/song. The recital will feature pre-recorded videos of students performing their song(s). Register now!


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Welcome to Austin’s own Community Music School!

At Armstrong Community Music School, we teach, explore, perform, and celebrate music - a universal language unconstrained by age, gender, income, ethnicity, or orientation.

  • We believe Black lives matter
  • We support our BIPOC, LGBTQIA and LATINX families, colleagues, and partners
  • We support a safe and open creative environment for learning and collaboration

We are a community celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission at ACMS is to encourage and nurture your musical voice and the joyful lifelong journey of creative expression.