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.

Open Registration

Registration is open for the following Academy programs. Click on the program names for more information and registration.

 

Concert Tickets on Sale

Tickets for the following concerts are now available for purchase through the Lawrence Box Office:

ASTRO and Philharmonia Concert
November 16, 3:30 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
$10, general seating

Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble Concert
November 23, 4:30 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
$10, general seating

Girl Choir Concerts: Yuletide Carols
December 14, 2 and 7 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
$15/adults, $10/students and seniors; reserved seating

The Box Office is open Monday-Saturday, 12:30-5:30pm. Please note that the Box Office will be closed November 27-December 13; tickets will be available online through December 13.

  • Purchase in-person: Music Drama Center, 420 E. College Ave. Appleton
    • $1 service charge if using credit card
       
  • Purchase over the phone: 920-832-6749
    • $4 service charge per transaction
       
  • Purchase online: http://go.lawrence.edu/buytickets
    • $4 service charge per transaction
       

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 (ASTRO, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Girl Choir), 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.

The Academy of Music graphic: two sixteenth notes connected with a tie, stylized to look like a smiley face.