About St. Mary's Music Academy


St. Mary's Music Academy was founded to provide a community music school for children and adults of the Triad, as well as enrich the musical environment of High Point, NC and the greater Piedmont Triad.

What We Offer

St. Mary's Music Academy provides private lessons in multiple instruments including:

  • Piano
  • Clarinet
  • Violin
  • Viola
  • Cello
  • Harp
  • Guitar
  • Music Theory

The Music Academy gives children and adults a foundation of musical enjoyment, as well as venues to perform. All students are encouraged to participate in recitals, competitions, and music festivals.

Students are taught in a secure, protected environment inside the new Community Life Center of St. Mary's Episcopal Church. All instructors are selected based on their experience, expertise, and abilities.


Students pay in advance for a month of lessons, on or before the first lesson of the month. The lessons may be for 30, 45, or 60 minutes.

Performance Opportunities

Students are encouraged to participate in Music Academy recitals. Piano students have the opportunity to participate in the North Carolina Music Teachers Association district and state contest-festivals. Students who earn superior ratings for their performances will perform in the honors recital for the North Carolina Music Teachers' Convention each October.