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Upcoming Classes!

Fun with Accordian! - Oct 23

Group Violin for Adults - Oct 23

Using Finale Software for Arranging and Writing Your Own Music - Oct 4

Classical Music: A Primer-Sept 25

Guitar Classes - Oct 3
Ukulele Classes - Oct 3 & 4

Piano Classes - Oct 2, 11 & 12

Reading Music I -  Oct 4
Reading Music II - Nov 8
Music Theory - call MAEC

Preparing for Auditions: Oct 25
Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music! - Oct 15, Nov 12
Stage Fright: Performance Anxiety - Oct 19
Coping with Grief & Loss - Oct 12

Maximizing Performance - Oct 25

Hear My Voice: Social Fun - Oct 3 & 24

Creating Your Life Story in Song: Give a Gift to Your Family - Oct 8

Improving Your Church Choir - call MAEC

Drum Circles - Call MAEC

3M - Music, Movement & Meditation - call MAEC

Celebration Singers- starts Sept 12
New Horizons Beginner Band - starts Sept 11
 New Horizons Bands - starts Sept 11

PCC Symphony Orchestra - starts Aug 21

(Enroll with Pitt Community College's Department of Continuing Education)

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Music Academy Current                                           & New Students:

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 Music Academy families, students, alumni and friends:

Let us hear from you - tell us what you are doing now, where you are living and more!  We love to connect with our students from the past!!

Call 252-353-6232 or email: We look forward to celebrating with you! 


You can still make it to MAEC!  

CONSTRUCTION: 10th Street is closed between Evans St and Dickinson.  However, you can still make it through for MAEC!  It looks confusing with road closure and detour signs, but no worries!  See you at MAEC!



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 Information on Music Therapy (MT) at MAEC

General MT Info

MT Adaptive Lessons

Pain-Stress Management MT

MT for Children


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    Thank you, Chris Hemingway for a great Masterclass!

    Chris Hemingway shared about music and experiences with his career while he gave advice for students in the masterclass.  He tours with the New Century Saxophone Quartet, Post Modern Jukebox and other jazz bands and combos. As a freelance musician in New York, he has played in many jazz venues and for many bands.  He performs throughout the US and Internationally. 

    Music Classes and lessons!

    Whether you are new to music, have some experience or a lot of experience - we would love to be a part of your musical journey! Music programs are for people of all ages and abilities - let us know how we can help you.  252-353-6232 or  We look forward to hearing from you!

    First Friday Jam Nights at MAEC: October 5!

    Tell your friends -- plan to attend First Friday Jam Nights, October 5 at 6pm.

    Come join the fun as we play music together, socialize and more.

    MAEC News!

    Welcome Chris Campbell, guitar and Rachel Mann, piano and

    early childhood music to MAEC!

    Come have fun this fall with Group Violin Adults, Finale Software classes, Fun with Accordion, Ukulele to Accompany Singing, Group Piano, Group Guitar, Reading Music and much more!

    Do you play a brass instrument, flute or clarinet? Join the choir!  Yes, a choir -    

    Brass Choir, Flute Choir and Clarinet Choir! 

    Looking for another ensemble - call or email and let us know!

    Ready to explore music lessons? All ages and levels are welcome!

    Let us help you on your musical journey with a gift certificate for lessons or music therapy services.  At the Music Academy of Eastern Carolina, you will find lessons for Violin, Guitar, French Horn, Flute, Clarinet, Trumpet, Viola, Ukulele, Piano, Trombone, Oboe, Cello and even Accordian, just to name of a few instruments.  There's much more! Give us a call, 252-353-MAEC (6232) or email:, we are happy to assist you!

    Instruments are needed!

    Do you have a music instrument needing to be loved by an eager student? Music Academy is in need of instruments for students who cannot otherwise afford to start with their musical journey.  We welcome your assistance.  Feel free to bring them to the Music Academy, call or email and we will be glad to help place them in hands eager to learn.  Thank you!


    Thank you for 20 years, 1997-2017!

    It all started in July 1997, three families and three faculty, our first month as your community music school teaching lessons and providing music therapy sessions! 

    Thank you to our business patrons: The Hair Gallery, Animal Care Hospitals, Holistic Health Practitioners of Eastern North Carolina, Saltwood Products, Steve Creech, Children Worlds Learning Center, Auburn AV, ECU HGMT 4040 & Dr. Alleah Crawford, The Music House, Full Service Flooring, Firetower Veterinary Services, Greenville Museum of Art, Financial Service & Prestige Auto Body,  Youngs Physical Therapy, Pitt County Arts Council at Emerge, Mario's Boots, Emerald City Flowers, Greenville Pitt County Convention and Visitors Bureau, Piggly Wiggly, Morgan Printers, Down South Accounting & Tax, Valerie Dixon, Heather Stepp, realtor, AirMania, Bayer Photography, Chef James Enos-Edu, Greenville TV & Appliance, Betsy Lehman, Lisa Jordan, artist, S. Rudolph Alexander Concert Series, Gawlik Violins, Robinson Jewelers, Starlight Cafe, Sam's Club, Maleku Jewelry Designs, Painted Peacock, Barbara Lamothe scarves, Uptown Greenville, Academy Sports & Outdoors, and Walmart.  Please help us thank them when your patronize their businesses.


    Lessons, Classes, Ensembles & More for Children, Teens & Adults

    It's never too late! We have many adult students and we understand your life schedule. At the Music Academy, you will find music professionals eager to help you learn and enjoy making music. Always wanted to learn to play? Let us know, we'd love to help you. Come, learn to play and live your dream.

    All ages and levels are welcome! Let us help you in your music journey. Our teachers are music professionals, teaching in their speciality and performance areas.  They take great pride helping seeing others learn! Lessons are customized for your learning needs. You can begin anytime throughout the year - no need to wait. Want to let us know you are interested? Click on New Student in the left column and complete the Registration Form. We'll be happy to contact you for scheduling. Completing this form does not obligate you, but allows us to know your needs.

    Click "Register Online" in the left column of this page and complete the form at anytime!  Indicate your music interests in the boxes for enrollment or comments.  Upon receipt of the form, our staff will contact you and assist you in starting your musical journey with the Music Academy of Eastern Carolina.

    All abilities are welcome!  Adaptive lessons for students with special needs are available as well.



    Private Lessons (Beginners and Experienced; children, youth and adults) - Piano, Voice, Violin, Cello, Flute, Clarinet, Ukelele, Percussion, Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Saxophone, Oboe, Bassoon, Guitar, Accordian, Composition, Audition Preparation, Music Theory, Songwriting, Music Therapy, Recording and more!  We gladly adapt lessons for students with speical learning needs.

     Adult Classes (Health and Wellness and Music) partnering with                                        Pitt Community College Department of Continuing Education

         Group Piano, Group Guitar, Group Violin, Reading Music, Drum Circle

                Accordian Classes, Finale Music Arranging & Composition

                        New Horizons Bands, STAGE FRIGHT: Performance Anxiety

                                    Coping with Grief and Loss; Hear My Voice

                                                Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music!



    The Music Academy of Eastern Carolina's mission is to open the door to your personal creative journey, inspire people of all ages and abilities, and nurture a lifelong love of music and the arts.


             Provides a fun place,

                Creates shared experiences,

                    Offers intergenerational activities,

                        Ensures longevity of arts programs in our community!


    Located in Uptown Greenville!

    Music Academy of Eastern Carolina is proud to be this area's only nonprofit community music school, providing opportunities for individuals of all abilities to learn about, make, and enjoy music since 1997.  

    We are privileged to be a part of Uptown Greenville on Evans Street, across the street from The Greenville Museum of Art.  Feel free to stop in and say Hi!


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