Registration is ongoing from September to June for all ages and skill levels. Lessons are also available throughout the summer.

The Rye Arts Center is one of the most extensive music programs in the Sound Shore area. On any given week during the school year, you will find over 200 students studying instruments, voice, and composition. Our instructors (professional musicians, singers, and composers) are dedicated to nurturing your talents and helping you reach your fullest potential.

Lessons are offered in piano, guitar (acoustic and electric), ukulele, voice, mandolin, drums, recorder, piccolo, flute, clarinet, soprano, alto and tenor saxophone, violin, and trumpet.


Private Lessons

All levels are welcome. Whether you are just starting, intermediate, advanced, our instructors will tailor lessons to meet your individual needs.


Group Lessons

Learn with friends or bring your siblings! Introductory group lessons are offered each season. 


Adult Lessons

Have you wished for years that you could “tickle” the ivories, loosen up those fingers and rattle those reeds with some good ol’ melodies.  It's better late than never!


Parent & Child Lessons

Suzuki Guitar, Suzuki Violin, Guitar Pals, Piano Pals: Have fun learning together in these programs! Recommended for ages 4 & up.

Sign up for a trial lesson

We will find the best instructor and time slot to meet your needs.
(Prorated Fee)

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for questions + more information contact:

Anne Bach Fumasoli
Music School & Public Outreach Director
914-967-0700, ext. 23



The Rye Arts Center offers special opportunities to enhance your experience.


Students have the opportunity to perform at three seasonal recitals: Halloween, Winter, and Spring.

Community Performances

Students have additional opportunities to perform at events including gallery openings, special events and at local community gatherings.  Community service hours will be extended at the same time students experience performing live in front of audiences. 

Practice Marathons

Twice a year we hold practice marathons to instill good practice habits and provide students with special incentives.
 Click here for a current list of Marathon Winners!



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