Open Access to Music Education for Children 

OAMEC was launched in 2003 as a classical private lesson program for students of all ages and ability levels. The program's mission is to provide access to low cost, high quality music education for all young people, especially to those who would not otherwise receive the opportunity to study a musical instrument. 10 months per year, OAMEC students enjoy weekly one-on-one lessons in violin, viola, cello, piano, voice, guitar, and woodwinds. Other in-house offerings have included chamber music lessons, group lessons, and three levels of orchestra. OAMEC also partners with Boston Public Schools to provide year-round music enrichment to EL/SEI students of all grade levels.


Our teaching  team is comprised of enthusiastic, highly experienced professional music educators trained at distinguished conservatories in New England and beyond. 

Register for Private Music Lessons!

Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, Guitar & Voice 

Winds, Brass, & Percussion lessons can be made available upon request

2021 Spring Semester

January 5th - June 11th 

Rolling Registration ~ Sign up anytime!

If you'd prefer to fill out a hard copy of our registration form, click here to download

Base Rates for Weekly Lessons

30 minutes ~ $80/month

60 minutes ~ $155/month

Full or partial scholarships can be made available to families who are able demonstrate financial need. Discounts are available for families paying full price who are enrolling more than one child in the OAMEC program.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to continued health and safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, all lessons must be conducted virtually until further notice.

Program Contacts

Akela Franklin, Executive Assistant:

Pou asistans nan kreyòl ayisyen: Mishella Etienne-Campbell, (781) 964-7557