Forget everything you know about music schools.

Forget musty rooms, stuffy teachers, and learning songs that would never find their way onto your playlist. Real School represents an entirely new kind of learning experience.

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  • Real School is like my second home! I love all the instructors I've worked with over the years. Real School has provided me with so many opportunities I could have never found anywhere else.” 

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    MADDY R. - ARLINGTON, MA

    Real School Student

  • Our whole family loves Real School. Our time here has heightened our interest in music. My wife and I wish we had a place like this when they were growing up. Come check it out... it's a great school!

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    Real School Dad

  • “As a former music teacher, I searched all over Boston to find a school that offered the highest quality of instructors and programs. The REAL School of Music was the only choice for my daughter.” 

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    LISA MARIE K. - BILLERICA, MA

    Real School Mom

  • “I decided to pursue a Musical Theatre degree, but not much time to prepare for my college auditions. I will now be attending my top choice school, and I can truly say I couldn’t have done it without Real School!” 

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    AMY K. - WESTFORD, MA

    Real School Student

  • Real School has been an amazing experience! Working here has provided me with a place to expand my creativity as a musician and instructor. I'm proud to be a part of such a fantastic team!” 

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    JAMES TOWLSON - REAL SCHOOL BURLINGTON

    2014 "Instructor Of The Year"

Five Excuses...

that may keep you from enjoying a lifetime of music.

I am too

Old

I am too

Busy

I'll teach

Myself

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Kids are too

Young

It's too

Expensive

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with personalized programs just you for.

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Programs for

Kids

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Programs for

Teens

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Programs for

Adults

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And Many More

Programs

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(And see what all the buzz is about...)

Skilled

Instructors

Our faculty comprises a world-class group of passionate, professional music educators. Whether trained in conservatory or the concert stage, whether from a background of composition or performance, classical or contemporary, each of our instructors has completed a rigorous screening and certification process that includes everything from auditions to background checks. Browse our faculty page to learn what we mean when we say "We are Real School!"

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Unique 

Students

Our students come from all walks of life   from around the corner and across the globe; from baby boomers to Gen Z; from beginners and hobbiests to touring professionals. Our diverse community is one of our greatest strengths, and chances are you'll be energized and activated by such a unique blend of musical styles and influences. See for yourself exactly who is choosing Real School for over 100,000 lessons a year.

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Vibrant

Community

Our rich, vibrant community represents much more than music lessons. Our students feel like they belong at Real School. Sure, you can learn to sing or play an instrument with any one of over a hundred world-class instructors... but you can also join bands, write and record original music, play live shows, or just hang out and meet new friends in our high-energy, inspiring environment. You might just make friendships that last a lifetime. Remember, Real School is where musicians play!

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT SERIES: DYLAN WALSH

With perseverance, passion, and support from parents and teachers, Andover Real School student Dylan Walsh fulfills a life-long dream to attend the...Keep Reading

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