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14 benefits of becoming an Academy student: 

1., Piano, Guitar, Drums, Voice, Singing, Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, Rock Band Classes and LED Monitors for your favorite mobile device in each room in ONE location!


We are the only school in Fall River, Massachusetts that offers all of these popular instruments:Piano, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Drum set, Voice, Singing, Bass, Mandolin, Banjo, Ukulele and year round rock band classes in one location. 

2. The largest and most qualified teaching faculty in Fall River.

All of our teacher have either college training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them. With at least three music teachers for every instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lesson.


3. The widest range of music lesson times available seven days a week!

We are the only music school in Fall River that offers music lessons seven days a week from early in the morning to late at night to accommodate your busy schedule.

11:00PM - 8:00PM Monday - Thursday.

11:00PM - 7:00PM Friday

9:00AM - 5:00PM Saturday

12:00PM - 5:00PM Sunday


4. A proven track record of excellence since September, 1997.

Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed. The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music, piano, guitar, voice, singing and drum lessons in Fall River year round. Our full time mission is teaching music lessons trusted by over 1,700 families for over 20 years.


5. A comfortable parent's lounge for our clients.

With over 1500 square feet we have the most spacious and parent friendly waiting area in Fall River.

Instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a spacious, professional parent's lounge with comfortable chairs, kids toys, Wi-Fi, magazines and bottled water service. You can sit in the waiting area Or if you prefer you can sit in on their lesson anytime you like.


6. The most technologically advanced and fully stocked music lesson rooms in New England!

Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, stereos, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. We have spent thousands of dollars on our studio equipment.

Technology is also a big part of lessons at the TJ's Music Academy and we have installed LED monitors in every classroom.  The monitors have cables that can attach to iPods, iPads, or laptops. This allows students to have a modern and engaging lesson using music teaching apps, music software, Skype, and more. Feel free to "Bring Your Own Device" to your lesson in addition to your instrument! No other school on the southcoast offers this technology.

One of the things that has really set us apart is our focus on providing lessons that are fresh, new, and engaging.  There are so many great teaching apps out there now that we felt we had to update our teaching rooms with LED monitors.  By doing so, our students have never run the risk of being bored by their lessons.  It's a challenge to engage children or adults, but by integrating technology such as teaching apps from the iTunes store, GarageBand, ProTools, you name it, we're providing a cutting edge lesson experience in the Southcoast area.

7. Free music recitals in world class music halls and our annual rock band showcase!

We are one of the only music schools in Fall River that offers free modern music recitals in a first class professional recital hall.

Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital. 

In June and December many of our students choose to perform in our biannual recitals. We hold these at the TJ's Music performance hall for friends and family which is located at the store.

For our students these recitals are free and unlike many schools in the southcoast area  we do not charge recital participation or admission fees.

We also host a rock band program, which gives your child the opportunity to play with a live rock band!

We have Fall River's most established and recognized rock band program for kids and teens. The TJ's Music Allstar Band Since 2005, this high profile program has been featured in the Herald News, WSAR 1480AM, Limelight Magazine, FRED TV, and many more. Your child will love the opportunity to rock out on the big stage with a real rock band. You are encouraged to bring your family and friends to the show to share in the fun. This program also contributes to our Top 100 NAMM Award. 

8. Professional office staff seven days a week to serve you. 

We are the only music school in the Fall River area that offers full time professional customer service for their students seven days a week.

Many music studio desks are staffed by the teacher/owner or more commonly an answering machine. We have three office team members who are available at the front desk to assist our clients quickly and professionally.


9. Trophies, certificates, and award wristbands to celebrate achievement.

We are the only music schools in Bristol County that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them!), trophies and certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer trophies and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces (see pictures to the right) by giving them full color, really cool “Musical Ladder” wristbands that they can show off to their friends. The Musical Ladder is our unique method of music education that you can only get here.

More importantly when our students have a test coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins. You can only get the Musical Ladder here. We also specialize in music lessons for adults.

10. Student Discount Cards.

We are the only music school in Fall River that offers student discount cards for their students which saves them money all throughout the year.

The Academy also sells music books, instruments and accessories. All of our current students receive a student discount card that saves them money on all of their music supply needs. The student discount card can also be used to receive discounts on rehearsal room rates. 

11. Lunch time lessons for home schoolers, retirees, college students and working professionals.

Since we are the largest Music school in the Southcoast area, we are able to be a 'full service' music school. This allows us to offer lessons as early as 11 a.m. and we see many students between the hours of 11 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early morning and lunch time lesson spots. 

12. Located on South Main Street in the heart of downtown Fall River.

Due to its central location, our school is convenient to all areas of Fall River. Close to our school, you will find great shopping, and dining. Our location is convenient to and we have many students from all of Bristol County.

13. Picture Day

We are the only music school in Fall River that offers a picture day for their students.

Every Spring and Fall we host a free picture day with professional photographer. This is a service that our student's parents love as they all want quality photos of their children (example pictured right). Adults are welcome too! Students can bring their instruments to the photo shoot and wear whatever they like.

14. Month to Month lessons.

The Academy does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.

It's easy to take the next step:

Lessons are first come, first serve 
so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!


347 South Main Street Fall River, MA 02721


Offering quality music lessons in:

Guitar • Piano • Voice • Drums • Bass • Banjo • Mandolin • Ukulele  Sax  Clarinet  Flute

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