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. Campuses 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 AMI Faculty…

Male Teacher Playing Guitar With Pupils Having Music Lesson In ClassroomGroup Classes – June 5-July 1

  • Adult Beginning Guitar – Sat 3 – 4pm
  • Beginning Voice – Tues 6 – 7pm
  • Beginning Violin – Sat 10 – 11am

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

AMI Violin CompetitionAMI Violin Competition – 2017

Winners and Laureates…
Winners… 1st – Kitsho Hosotani, 2nd – Justin Lee, 3rd – Robert Sanders
Laureates… Monona Suzuki, Claire Metcalf, Kaylee Kim, Nicole Tong, Esme Arias-Kim
Come hear them perform at the Winners Concert on May 28th – 3:30pm at the AMI Clarendon Hills Campus. You can also view the concert live on AMI’s social media channels… Facebook, Periscope, YouTube.

AMI Summer Music Camp – July 17-21

The AMI Summer Music Camp is a day camp held Monday – Friday at American Music Institute’s Clarendon Hills. It is open to all instruments and levels of students, ages 5 – 18 years old. Beginner Music Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-1pm – Little Mozart Camp (5-12yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm – Young Artist Camp (13-18yrs) – Mon-Fri 9-3pm – Aftercare (available) – Mon-Fri 3-5:30pm. Register Today…

chamber musicians 2Conservatory Program – Sept 23, 2017

The Conservatory Program starts Sept 23rd, 2017, Entrance Audition on Sept 9th. This 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.

Mini-Campus Program

The Mini-Campus Program provides and creates music programs for Chicago-area public & private schools that currently do not have music programs or want to add other essentials… i.e. music lessons, theory, orchestra, band, choir, etc. More info…