Music, Guitar, Piano and Voice Lessons in Scranton, PA. Call 570-343-9051


916 Oak Street, Scranton, PA 18508

916 OAK ST., SCRANTON, PA 18508


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Music and guitar lessons in Scranton, PA. Call 570-343-951
Voted "Favorite Place to Take Music Lessons in NEPA" for 3 years by "NEPA Family Magazine!"

Enrollment is open all year!
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Top 4 Reasons to choose us...
1. FREE Recitals
2. Family Safety Plan
3. FREE Musical Ladder®
4. Unlimited Make-up Classes

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Are We the Right
Music School for You?

If you searched for "music lessons near me" then you're in the right place! We teach music lessons for kids and adults in the Scranton, PA and Clarks Summit, PA areas of NEPA. Scranton Music Academy is the largest community music school offering music lessons serving Scranton, PA and the Clarks Summit areas. Scranton Music Academy has a proven track record of excellence, offering quality guitar & music lessons year round. Over 1300 families have trusted Scranton Music Academy since 2006 for piano lessons, guitar lessons, drum lessons, voice lessons and music lessons in Scranton, PA. More students take lessons here than at any other school in the city of Scranton.

While you are here researching the best school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a Scranton Music Academy student & find out why we are Scranton and Clarks Summit PA’s number one choice for music lessons.

#1 Music Lessons in Scranton, PA! Call 570-343-9051

15 Benefits of Taking Music Lessons at Scranton Music Academy...

Scranton Music Academy offers music lessons in...

Guitar, Piano, Drums, Voice/Singing, Violin, Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, Saxophone, Clarinet, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin & Ukulele & more all in one location!  

This saves our students time and money, as one family can take music lessons on multiple instruments, often on the same day & time!

 1. Free, all-inclusive music recitals.
Our recitals are optional, free, low-pressure and lots of fun. Every June and December, our students have the option of performing in our recitals. Students are not required to perform, but many choose to. There are no participation fees and parents, friends & family never have to pay admission for these recitals.  Students or parents are never required to fund-raise for studio events.

2. Family Safety Plan.  Do other music studios invest thousands of dollars in the safety of your children?

Every parent is concerned about their children’s safety and well-being. Scranton Music Academy has invested thousands of dollars in our "5-Point Family Safety Plan" which helps parents ease their minds while their kids are at their music lessons.  You may rest assured that your children are safe while taking lessons at Scranton Music Academy. 

Our "5-Point Family Safety Plan" consists of...

  1. Every lesson room has a video/security camera.
  2. Every lesson room has a clear glass observation window.
  3. Office staff is on duty during all lessons times.
  4. Each teacher must pass 4 background checks.
    - National criminal background check.
    - National Sex Offender's Database check.
    - PA State Police record check and/or PA Magisterial District Courts check.
    - Social Security Number verification.
  5. We have an Open Door Policy. Parents are welcome to sit in on any lesson, any time.

3. FREE Trophies, certificates and colored wristbands to celebrate achievement with our Musical Ladder System®.
We are the only music school in the Scranton, PA area which gives their students the opportunity to earn special colored wristbands (kids and teens love them!), trophies AND certificates for passing musical tests. We inspire our students by giving them full color, really cool Musical Ladder® wristbands which they can show off to their friends. The Musical Ladder System® is our unique method of music education which 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.

Musical Ladder!  Only at Scranton Music Academy!  Call 570-343-9051"It's a fun, unique system. It encourages her to learn.  My daughter loves the Ladder System.  She's encouraged to do better each time, and she wears the wristbands to school and shows them off!"  - E. Dramasino

4. Unlimited Makeup Classes.
If you miss a lesson, no problem. Just sign up for a makeup class. They never expire, and you can take as many as you need.

5. The largest and most qualified music teaching faculty in the Scranton area who will teach you the songs you want to learn!  Pop, Rock, Musical Theater, Classical & Jazz!
We have 27 music teachers, all with university training and/or many years of professional performance and teaching experience.  Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal musical goals and helping you to achieve them.

  • Want to play guitar in a band?
  • Want to play or sing in your church?
  • Want to audition for your high school musical?
  • Want to play guitar or sing just for fun?

At SMA, we are confident that we have the right teacher to help your kids reach their musical goals! Our teachers also teach a lot of music lessons for adults. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly & dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lessons. We also offer lessons for competition and audition preparation. Click here to learn more about our teachers.

6. Lunch time lessons for homeschoolers, retirees, college students and working professionals.
We 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 homeschool parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our lunch time lesson spots.

7. Scranton's widest range of music lesson times available six days a week!
     Lessons are available:

     Mon-Fri: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
     Saturday: 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

     The office is open:
     Mon-Thur: 9:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

     Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
     Sat: 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 8. A proven track record of excellence.
Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studios, and a year or two later they're closed.  SMA has a proven track record of offering quality music lessons in Scranton, PA year round.  Trusted by hundreds of families for over 12 years. Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying about lessons at SMA.

9. The most technologically advanced and fully stocked music lesson rooms in the Scranton area... with Bose™ sound systems!
Our rooms are stocked with everything you need for music lessons, including amps, electronic drum kits, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your instrument. 

Technology is also a big part of lessons at the Scranton Music Academy and we have Bose® sound systems in every classroom.  The systems have cables that can attach to iPods, iPads, or laptops. This allows students to have a modern and engaging lesson. Feel free to "Bring Your Own Device" to your lesson in addition to your instrument! No other school in Scranton offers this technology.  We give you the best music lesson experience that no one else can offer in Scranton, PA!

10. A comfortable parent's lounge for our clients.
Instead of waiting in a music store's showroom, our clients enjoy our "Cafe Style" parent's lounge. Get some work done while you wait with our FREE Wi-Fi. Enjoy complimentary coffee & tea, comfortable chairs, kids' toys, cable TV and bottled water service. 

11. Student Discount Cards.
We are the only music school in the Scranton area that offers student discount cards for their students which saves them money all throughout the year.  All of our current students receive a student discount card that saves them money on all of their music supply needs.

12. We are NOT a music store...  Our one and only focus is on teaching music lessons!
Scranton Music Academy is Scranton's largest and only community music school whose primary focus is teaching music lessons. Our entire school is designed and professionally equipped just to teach music lessons. 

13. Professional office staff six days a week to serve you.
We strive to bring you top-notch customer service. We are the only music school in the Scranton area that offers full time professional customer service for their students seven days a week.

14. Conveniently located on Keyser Avenue in Scranton.
Due to its great location in Scranton, our school is convenient to all areas of Northeast PA and Lackawanna County. SMA is located on Keyser Avenue, minutes from Clarks Summit, one mile from the Keyser Oak Shopping Center & Gerrity's Super Market in Scranton, PA. This convenient location serves the Scranton area including Clarks Summit, Dalton, Waverly, Taylor, Old Forge, Moosic, Glen Maura, Moscow, Dunmore and all surrounding areas of NEPA.

15. Month to Month Lessons, No Long-Term Contracts.
SMA does not require you to sign a long-term contract for music lessons. Every student is here on a month-to-month basis.

If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose! Since we only want students who truly want to be here, we will never commit you to a long term contract.

It's easy to take the next step!
Call us today!
What have you got to lose?

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

916 Oak Street,
Scranton, PA 18508

(next to Step By Step Dance Studio & Ballroom)

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Contact Us: 570-343-9051

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.
Saturday: 9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Sunday: Closed


Offering top quality electric guitar lessons, acoustic guitar, bass guitar, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, piano, voice, drum and violin lessons in Scranton, PA, Clarks Summit, Taylor, Dunmore, Dickson City & all of Northeast PA.