Welcome to the Lawrence Academy of Music!

Founded in 1874, the Academy of Music is a nonprofit division of Lawrence University that seeks to provide outstanding musical opportunities for individuals of all ages in northeast Wisconsin. Click here for more information on each of our music programs, including private lessons, classes, ensembles, and other musical opportunities. Please refer to the navigation menu to the left (or top on mobile) to further explore our website.

If you would like to be added to our mailing list or are interested in private lessons, please click the button below to fill out an interest form.

Interest Form


Announcements

Click the buttons below to read through our announcements. You can also click here to view our calendar of upcoming events.

10/23 - Parking Lot Construction

On Wednesday, October 23, the Academy parking lot will be inaccessible all day while it is resurfaced. Faculty/staff and students are being asked to park on Rocky Bleier Run (see map below). The parking area will be marked off with construction drums; please park within this area and follow the red path to get to the Academy building.

You may park in the lot again on Thursday morning.

Thank you for your patience and understanding.

 

Open Registration

Registration is open for the programs listed below. Click on the program names for more information.

 

Community Spotlights

  • Learn your teacher's biggest inspiration, ideal travel destination, and more in our Teacher Spotlight. Our current spotlight features Anna Reiser, piano and Taubman Approach instructor. Click here to read more.
  • Our wonderful students are the heart of the Academy. We're thrilled to kick off our Student Spotlights with Earl S. (87), trombone student of Anne Witherell. Click here to read more.

 

Academy Apparel Store

In partnership with Eagle Graphics, we present our online apparel store! Click here to visit the store website.

Looking for a holiday gift? Ordered items should be delivered before the holiday season, and you may choose to have your order shipped to home or delivered to the Academy for pickup. You have until 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 17 to submit your orders.
 


Report an Absence

  • Ensemble
    • To report an absence from an ensemble, please click here to fill out the Ensemble Absence Form.

  • Private Lesson
    • To report an absence from a private lesson, please communicate directly with your instructor. Contact information is provided in the front of your Academy student notebook.

Address

Walk-in

100 West Water Street
Appleton, WI 54911

Mailing

711 E. Boldt Way
Appleton, WI 54911

Hours

Office

Monday-Thursday8:305:00 p.m.
Friday8:303:00 p.m.

Building

Monday-Friday8:308:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday as needed

Phone Number

Information

920-832-6632

Billing

920-993-6278

Email

acad_music@lawrence.edu

Please add us to your email contact list to ensure delivery of Academy messages.

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