The New City School of Music is the largest music school in New City with an active enrollment of over 500 students in our New City and Harrison locations. We offer lessons for ages 4 to adult.
While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a New City School of Music student and find out why we we’re New City’s #1 choice of Music Lessons!
1. Guitar, Piano, Drums, Voice, Singing, Bass, Saxophone, Violin, Flute, Clarinet and Rock Band in ONE location!
We are the only school in New City, NY that offers all of these popular instruments: Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Piano, Drums, Singing, Voice, Bass, Saxophone, Violin, Flute and Clarinet in one location.
2. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in New City.
We have 40 music teachers, all with college degrees and performing experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to teaching you what YOU want to learn and your personal goals. With more than one teacher for every instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers are friendly, have warm personalities and are dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lessons.
3. The widest range of music lesson times available 7 days a week!
We are the only music school in New City that offers music lessons seven days a week to accommodate your busy schedule.
11:30am – 8:30pm Monday – Friday
9:00am – 3:00pm on Saturdays
1:00pm – 6:00pm By Appointment
4. A proven track record of excellent since 2011.
Visit our testimonials page to see what our parents and students are saying. Our schools have a proven track record of offering quality music, guitar, piano, drum, violin, singing, voice, saxophone and flute lessons in New City year round. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons trusted by over 1,500 families for over 7 years.
5. A comfortable parent’s lounge.
With over 1,700 square feet, we have the most spacious and parent friendly waiting area. Instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a spacious, professional parent’s lounge with comfortable chairs, Wi-Fi, magazines and bottled water service. Our lesson room doors also have observation windows so that you can watch your child’s lesson while you wait. Or you can sit on their lesson anytime you like.
6. Fully stocked lesson rooms!
Our lesson rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, stereos, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. We have spent thousands of dollars on our studio to offer soundproofing and large observation windows.
7. FREE Music recitals in world class music halls held at least 2 times per year!
Every parent wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital. In December and June, many of our students choose to perform in our recitals. We hold these at local venues with grand pianos.For our students, these recitals are free and unlike many schools in the area, we do not charge recital participation or admission fees.
8. Professional office staff 6 days a week to serve you.
We are the only music school in New City that offers full time professional customer service for their students seven days a week. Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher/ owner or most commonly an answering machine. We have three office team members who are available at the front desk to assist our clients quickly and professionally.
9. Located on North Main Street in the heart of New City.
Due to it’s central location, our school is convenient to all areas of New City, Clarkstown, Nanuet, Haverstraw and Spring Valley, New York. Close to our school, you will find great shopping, dining, and access to other children’s activities. Our location is convenient to, and we have many students from, Clarkstown, Nanuet, Haverstraw and Spring Valley, NY.
10. All Ages – Beginners to Advanced.
Our current students range from 4 years old to many students in their 60’s and 70’s. We take care to teach what you want to learn so music is rewarding for students of all ages and levels.
11. We Save You Time.
Multiple lesson rooms allow for siblings to be enrolled in different lessons at the same time, saving you time and money!
12. Musical Ladder System®
We are the only music school in Rockland County that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!) for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer prizes and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder®” Wristbands that they can show off to their friends. More importantly when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins.
13. Destination Recitals
In addition to our twice yearly free recitals, students have the opportunity to perform in major world class venues as part of our “Destination Recital” series.
14. Family Safety Plan
Every parent is concerned about their children’s safety and well-being. The New City School of Music has invested thousands of dollars in our “5-Point Family Safety Plan” which helps parents ease their minds while their kids are at their music lessons. You may rest assured that your children are safe while taking lessons at the New City School of Music.Our “5-Point Family Safety Plan” consists of…
- Every lesson room has a video/security camera.
- Every lesson room has a clear glass observation window.
- Office staff is on duty during all lessons times.
- Each teacher must pass 4 background checks.
- Our Open Door Policy. Parents are welcome to sit in on any lesson, any time.