Our Purpose

Our purpose is to instill motivation, dedication, and self-expression through focused musical study. We believe that embarking on a musical adventure creates avenues of cognitive development and personal triumph. Studying music sets the foundation for success in all facets of life.

We are dedicated to jumpstarting important qualities that enhance creativity and encourage exploration of the arts.

 

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.”
– Ludwig van Beethoven

Our Story

The Berkeley Academy of Music is a private music studio located near downtown Berkeley. We offer private piano, guitar and voice lessons to students of all ages. We are dedicated to jumpstarting important qualities that enhance creativity and encourage exploration of the arts.

The Berkeley Academy of Music is directed by award-winning pianists Stephen Varney and Naomi Sanchez. Mr. Varney and Ms. Sanchez share a passion for working with young people and imparting their love of music to students and the community.