Welcome to AMI

American Music Institute was 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. As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, 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

Group Classes -May 9th – June 4th

  • Beginning Violin – Sat 11 – 12pm
  • Beginning Voice – Wed 6:45 – 7:45pm
  • Beginning Guitar – Mon 6:45 – 7:45pm
  • Register by May 8th..

AMI Violin CompetitionAMI Violin Competition – May 1st

AMI’s annual Violin Solo Competition is for competitors 5-18yrs old. Competitors need to perform once piece or movement, level appropriate, up to 10min in length. 1st Prize: $400, 2nd Prize: $125, & 3rd Prize: $75.  Register today…

AMI Summer Music Camp – July 25-29, 2016

Beginner Camp – 5 – 15yrs old – Mon-Fri 9-1pm
Little Mozart Camp – 5 -12yrs old – Mon-Fri 9-3pm
Young Artist Camp -13 – 18yrs old – Mon-Fri 9-3pm

Every day consists of 5 instructional, performance & academic classes. More info…

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…

Conservatory Program – Fall ’16chamber musicians 2

Preparing 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 Today…

violin girl lessonsMusic Lessons – All Instruments

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…