Group Ensemble Program

Explore music with a group of your peers!


Ensemble education for all ages!


Youth Ensemble


Classical Strings Ensemble


Jazz and Improv Ensemble


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Americana Music Academy is happy to offer group ensemble learning in a controlled setting with other musicians!! No matter your age, ability, experience or musical preferences we can find a group ensemble to suit your needs. In the past we have had Youth Ensembles exploring pop, rock and jazz as well as group lessons in all of our most popular instruments, including guitar, mandolin, fiddle and more! Please reach out to us at for more information about group ensembles and information about how to sign up!

What You Get


Personalized instruction within a group


A concert performance to finish the class!


Opportunities to connect with other musicians at your ability level

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I sign up for lessons?

There are three simple ways to get more information about signing up for classes with Americana Music Academy

1. Fill out any of the forms on this website. Someone will get back to you within 48 hours (hopefully much sooner!)

2. Email us at

3. Call us during normal business hours at 785-830-9640. If nobody picks up, please leave a detailed message!


How much do lessons cost?

Private lessons cost $25 per 30-minute session, or $100 per month. Group lessons are significantly less expensive but AMA instrurctors need to have at least three students enroll to have a group lesson run.

Where do lessons take place?

We offer in-person lessons at our schoolhouse at 1419 Massachusetts St, Lawrence KS 66044. We also have several instructors who continue to offer remote / virtual lessons using the videoconferencing software of your choice (Zoom, Google Meet, Facetime, etc.)

What protocols are in place to combat the COVID-19 coronavirus?

We have been working diligently with our board of directors and local public health authorities to design a plan to combat the spread of COVID-19. Due to the infectious nature of the virus and the nature of music instruction (playing and singing in enclosed spaces), our board of directors has suspended in-person lessons for the time being and all of our lessons are conducted remotely via videoconferencing software such as Zoom, Skype, Google MeetUp or FaceTime.

What instruments does Americana teach?

Here at Americana we're proud to teach a wide variety of instruments and musical styles, including improvisation, songwriting and production. For a complete list, please see elsewhere on the website and this list will be updated continuously as we bring more instructors on board!

Do you provide live sound options for corporate events, weddings and private shows?

Americana Music Academy has a state-of-the-art sound system that can provide any live audio that you might need for your event. Please contact us at for more details and to reserve your sound system and engineer.

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