The DCC Academy of Music

Music School songwriting

Begin your musical journey here!

Music brings joy to the lives of so many. Whether you’re interested in pursuing it as a career, or as a fun hobby, the DCC Academy of Music is ready for you.

Credit-free group classes, ensembles, and private lessons are available for students of all ages and skill levels who want to have fun learning at a more relaxed tempo. 

Scholarships are also available for students ages 4-18.

NOTE: In keeping with the SUNY vaccine mandate, all students attending on-campus credit-free classes or exams must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious exemption. Please refer to the What Students Need to Know guidance webpage for more information.

Ages Served

Children, Teens, & Adults (ages 4+) can take private lessons and chamber lessons

Teens & Adults (ages 12+) can take group classes and ensembles

Teens & Adults (ages 14+) can take select college classes for “no credit” at a discounted price. 

Dates

Summer 2022: May 2 - August 27, 2022

Fall 2022: September 5 - December 17, 2022

Academy Credit-Free Offerings

Ensembles Group Classes Individual Lessons
Chorus Vocal Technique All instruments
Orchestra Violin Voice
Jazz Ensemble Piano Songwriting
Chamber Music Guitar and more...
Guitar Ensembles Ukulele  
Ukulele Ensemble Mandolin  

Please note: not all classes will be held each semester. 

Classes Taught by Accomplished Musicians

Our faculty of over 30 members are highly accomplished musicians who perform professionally. Many have studied at major conservatories, such as Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, Eastman, Berklee, and Indiana University earning degrees in music performance and education. Our teachers have solid experience in helping students make good progress through individual programs that build on the personal needs and interests of each student. Learn more about our instructors.

Become a part of our musical community!

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DCC Academy of Music Online Student Recital, 12/11/20

Contact

DCC Academy of Music

Jenny Park

Jenny Jieun Park, Director

Christian Lopez

Christian Lopez, Assistant

CBI 210 (map)
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8916
Email: aomoffice@sunydutchess.edu

DCC @ Fishkill also available for lessons!
481 US 9, Fishkill, NY 12425

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