Welcome to AMI

American Music Institute is a non-profit organization founded in 2006 with the mission to provide a high level of music education and music lessons for all students in all instruments, levels, ages, and styles of music. Located in Clarendon Hills, Downers Grove, and St. Charles IL, AMI is dedicated to the highest quality music education and professional music performance throughout the Chicago-land community. AMI offers music lessons and programs for all types of instruments, group classes, and ensembles. We offer piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, voice lessons and music lessons in all symphonic wind, brass, and string instruments. Check out the AMI Faculty…

violin girl lessonsSpring Semester – Register Today

AMI offers in-school & in-home lessons. All lessons are taught by AMI Award Winning Faculty.  Schedule a trial lesson for any instrument, i.e. piano, violin, cello, voice, guitar, ukulele, drums, flute, clarinet, trumpet, etc. Register Today…

AMI Downers Grove Campus – NOW OPEN

  • Private Lessons in-school & in-home
  • Group Classes Starting  Sept 12th
  • Register Today…

Group Classes – Feb 20 – March 18 

  • Beginning Guitar – Mon 6:45 – 7:45pm
  • Beginning Voice – Tues 6 – 7pm
  • Beginning Violin – Sat 10 – 11am

Registration Ends – 1st Day of Class. Register Today…

chamber musicians 2AUDITIONS – Jan 28th, 2017

Merit Scholarship & Conservatory Program Entry

Merit Scholarship gives students ages 5-18yrs old the chance to receive a scholarship based on merit to study with an AMI Awarding Faculty Member.

The Conservatory Program prepares serious minded music students (ages 7-18) for a music career or to major in music in college, through education and performance geared classes. Saturdays 12pm-4pm. Register – Conservatory Program & Merit Scholarship

Mini-Campus Program

As music educators, we are concerned about the decline in funding for music education in our public schools over the last decade. As the public purse continues to shrink, schools need to offer solid educational opportunities with fewer resources. Through this program, we can bring music lessons and music education back into schools throughout the Chicago-land area. More info…