Your Time, Your Schedule

With adult learners, teachers act as more of a coach and mentor, working individually with each student to attain their personal goals.  Some adults want to return to the instrument they studied as a child; others see music lessons as a new hobby, a way to keep their minds and bodies active, or as a vehicle for overall life enrichment.

Adults can choose weekly lessons or a package of lessons, which is appealing to those who travel frequently.  We are happy to design an individualized schedule that works for you!

Youth

A Lifelong Enjoyment Of Music 

 Our experienced teachers offer lessons in piano (both classical and jazz), as well as voice, strings, woodwinds, acoustic guitar and electric bass. Each instructor's goal is to provide a strong technical musical foundation, while instilling self-discipline, encouraging creativity and fostering an enjoyment of music that will last a lifetime. 

Adults

Noteworthy News

WSM GIVES BACK - November 16, 3:00pm

Students perform at Notre Dame Health and Rehab Center in Norwalk.

FACULTY CHAMBER MUSIC CONCERT November 24

3:00pm, United Methodist Church of Westport. WSM artistic hightlight of the year! Free admission, sponsored by Andre and Elaine Suan Foundation.

Welcome to

Westport School of Music

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Westport School of Music in Westport, CT, was founded in 1938 and is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. The School's mission is to provide quality music instruction for people of all ages and abilities, regardless of race, income, ethnicity or gender.

Nestled in a quiet residential neighborhood in scenic Westport, the WSM is one of the oldest continuing nonprofit music schools in Connecticut. With a faculty from some of the most prestigious conservatories and university music schools in the country, WSM is committed to providing student-centered learning for both children and adults throughout Fairfield County. WSM offers weekly private lessons and several annual performance opportunities.

 

Our Students

Students with Special Needs

Reaching Where Words Cannot

Through the field of Neuroscience we have begun to understand why music is so powerful, particularly for people with special needs.  Music therapy is the clinical and evidence-based use of music interventions to accomplish physical, emotional, cognitive, and social goals. 

 

Our Board-Certified music therapist works to develop trusting relationships which encourage children and adults who may have developmental delays, autism or other physical and/ or mental disabilities, to express themselves without judgement and grow in self confidence.  For more information, please visit the section in MusicWorks!

Community Collaborations

WSM Gives Back

Twice each year, WSM  students share their musical gifts by performing for residents of area nursing and healthcare facilities.  Other community partners have included Norwalk Housing Authority, Sturges Ridge Assisted Living, and Weston Public Library.

With support from the Department of Economic Development, CT Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the NEA, a federal agency

The Westport School of Music is a member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education.

“Where words fail, music speaks.”

Hans Christian Andersen

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