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Drum Circle -  5/20; 6/17; 7/15; 8/19

Guitar Class -  5/18-6/15, 6/22-7/20, 7/27-8/24

Ukulele Class -   5/19-6/16, 6/23-7/21, 7/28-8/25

Piano Class - 5/13-6/10

Songwriting - 5/30-6/27, 7/25-8/22

Reading Music - call MAEC

Music Theory - call MAEC

Intro to Recording -  5/11-6/8, 6/15-7/13, 7/20-8/17

 Audio Engineering 101 -  5/11-6/8, 6/15-7/13, 7/20-8/17

Audition Preparation: call MAEC

Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music!  -  5/11, 6/8, 7/6, 8/10

Stage Fright: Performance Anxiety 5/27, 6/10, 7/1

Coping with Grief & Loss -     6/10, 7/1, 8/12


Celebration Singers- 1/28-5/12

New Horizons Strings - 1/26-5/10

 New Horizons Bands - 1/26-5/10

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


Music Academy Current                                      & New Students:









May 20, 2016

Spring Term Recital

Open for students and guests to perform.  Please let your teacher know if you are interested in performing!


June 3, 2016

Madrigal Dinner

Step back into the Renaissance for a program of music and culinary delight!  Tell your friends to join in this celebration as we enter our summer season.









MAEC Oval Decals
     are here!

Music Academy t-shirts
      are available in grey and black. 
    Do you have yours?                                     Ask at the reception desk!
    Thank you for your

      continued support!



What's Going On

Summer Music Camps!!

It's not too early to schedule your summer camps.  The Music Academy summer camp schedule is published in The Daily Reflector. Information on each camp is located beneath the Summer Camps 2016 link. New students can enroll in a camp at any time with the Register Online link in the left column. Current students can enroll using your MAEC online portal. Feel free to call and email us with questions!

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

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!

2015-2016 New Faculty - New Programs

Chris Lavignette offers trombone, bass trombone and piano lessons for students of all abilities!  He has made eastern NC his home after completing his Music Edcuation degree at UNCG in 2014.  Currently, he is also teaching music with Pattillo Middle School in Edgecombe County Schools.

Music Ensembles, band, choir and strings, with the Jarvis Unit of the Coastal Plains Boys and Girls Club.   Brittany Cox, Debbie Davis and Joshua Allen are enjoyng this partnership for bringing music to this program. 

Greenville native Sarah Hollis is excited to teach violin students with the Music Academy while she is in the music education degree program with the ECU School of Music. The Music Academy is thrilled to be a part of Sarah's musical journey -  as a young student at MAEC and now MAEC faculty!

Brittany Cox is looking forward to offering cello lessons.  From Chesapeake, VA, Brittany is a student in the music education degree program of the ECU School of Music and is excited to bring her love of music to students in this community. 

Debbie Davis has retired after a successful career teaching band in NC public schools.  She enjoys being a part of individuals discovering their jouney through music.  With flute as her primary instrument, Debbie is looking forward to working with students again in private lessons as well as teaching band ensembles.       

Marvin Santos looks forward to sharing his love of music with students at the Music Academy!  Originally from Brazil, Marvin has made eastern NC home.  He enjoys electric guitar and bass guitar, sharing music in many styles including jazz, blues and pop styles. Come and catch his enthusiam for music!

Emerson Voss looks forward to building a studio teaching piano, music theory, music composition, bass guitar and clarinet lessons.  Moving to Greenville to pursue his graduate music studies at East Carolina University, he is eager to get involved with this community. Please join us in welcoming Emerson to eastern NC and the Music Academy!

Welcome Kathryn Holley home to Greenville and to our reception staff!  After earning undergraduate and graduate music degrees outside of Greenville, Kathryn is excited to make the transition from a former music academy student to a member of our faculty! We are thrilled she has returned to MAEC. 


Private Lessons - Piano, Voice, Violin, Flute, Clarinet, Ukulele, Percussion                Trumpet, Saxophone, Oboe, Guitar, Music Therapy and more!

 Fun Classes with Pitt Community College Department of Continuing Education

Group Piano, Group Guitar, Reading Music, Drum Circle

New Horizons Bands, New Horizon Strings, Celebration Singers,

                                Dealing with Grief and Loss; Living with Dementia

                                      Decrease My Stress: Relaxation through Music!

STAGE FRIGHT! Performance Anxiety


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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