"Science Proves Music Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did for You!"

"Science Proves Music Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did for You!"

"If your parents ever submitted you to regular music lessons as a kid, you probably got in a fight with them once or twice about it. Maybe you didn't want to go; maybe you didn't like practicing. But we have some bad news: They were right. It turns out that all those endless major scale exercises and repetitions of "Chopsticks" had some incredible effects on our minds......"

Winter Recitals

Winter Dance Showcase in class January 25-31

Dance students will come to a special (free!) performance class their normal day and time the week of January 25-31. Classes will meet their teacher in the back Studio B while parents, friends and family are seated in the front Studio A, which will be transformed into an auditorium space! 

Scholarship Essay Winners!


Congratulations to...

Dave Richards for music and Isabella Nagy for dance, our 2014 Scholarship Essay Winners!!

Dave and Isabella will receive free lessons from January to June. Help us in congratulating our winners by reading their essays in the lobby of the Academy or see them attached below! 
Great work Dave and Isabella!!

Win 6 Months of Free Lessons!

Ballard Academy Scholarship Essay Contest!

Enter our Scholarship Essay Contest for your chance to win 6 Months of free lessons January-June 2015! 

All you need to do is submit a one page, typed or hand-written essay titled "Why Taking Music or Dance Lessons at the Ballard Academy is Important to Me" to the Academy by December 1st, 2014. You can submit an essay in person or via email!