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At Midwest Music Academy we take pride in providing professionally educated teachers.   Our instructors come from many educational and performance   backgrounds and hold  numerous advanced degrees, certifications and performance credentials. This enables us to work with beginning through advanced students,  of all ages and backgrounds and abilities.


We are open six days a week, with regular hours M-F from 3 to 9 and Saturday from 9 to 5.  We are also open additional hours, by appointment, for students with other schedules.                               

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If you’re looking for the right reed, mallet, or even tuning fork, Midwest Music Academy is the place to go.  We sell accessories for all instruments and voice as well as lesson books and music books.  Special orders are accepted.

We are owned and operated by music instructors and musicians so we know what you need.  We are dedicated to bringing you quality accessories and books at great prices.



More than 1 musician in the family?

Ask us about our discounts!

Midwest Music Academy Guitar Students

Students of Midwest Music Academy also receive a discount off our already low prices  on all  music book and accessory purchases.



2016 Summer Music Scholarship

Essay Contest

We are now accepting Essays for our 8th Annual Summer Music Scholarship Contest!

Midwest Music Academy, Inc.  is offering one full summer scholarship for private music lessons in the instrument of winner’s choice.  You may choose voice, guitar, piano, bass, drums, violin, any band instrument, music theory or composition.  The competition is open to all  students (including home schooled) entering 5th-12th grade in 2016.

Midwest Music Academy's Teacher Spotlight

Terrance Peeples Midwest Music Academy, Inc. percussion, drums teacher instructor coach

Tom Serb

Guitar, Bass & Piano Instructor

Meet the founder and director of Midwest Music Academy.  Tom has over 30 years of teaching experience and performs in a variety of venues.  He is also a published composer and writer.  Tom is the author of "Music Theory for Guitarists" and his articles have appeared in popular guitar magazines and forums. 

To learn more about Tom or our other award winning instructors, visit  Our Teachers  page or call us at  815-254-5778.


At Midwest Music Academy, Inc. we believe that inside every music lover lies a musician -

 and we're here to help you discover that inner musician!

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