Charleston Academy of Music (CAM)

Charleston Academy of Music (CAM)


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My dear Musicians from Charleston more specifically drummers, this coming Tuesday the 8th at Prohibition we are going to have a very special guest, from Cuba one of the most important modern drummers will be playing the whole night with the Cuban Cowboys, you should come and enjoy this unique opportunity
Here's a sneak peek at this year's Spotlight Concert Series. We can't wait to see you at the 2018 Piccolo Spoleto Festival. Our box office opens on Tuesday, May 1 at the Gaillard Center (alongside the Spoleto Festival USA ticketing team). If you can't wait that long, special advance access is available for Spotlight fans via this link:
Gearing up for this year's Festival!

The Charleston Academy of Music is a non-profit premier music education institution for the Lowcountry. Visit to find out more!

At the Charleston Academy of Music, we believe in sharing the power of music. We believe in thinking differently. We take the time to listen to each individual who walks through our door. We embrace and nurture each individual to reach their highest potential. Plus, we have some of the best musicians in town teaching here. Do YOU want to be a part of our magic? Visit our Guitar Orchestra page at as well. We offer the highest quality instruction to students ages 4 and up in piano, violin/viola, cello, classical guitar, flute, clarinet, and voice. Various workshops, classes, and programs are also offered to our students.

Mission: The Charleston Academy of Music is committed to providing access to exceptional music education, performance and community outreach to all, regardless of age, skill, gender, ethnicity or income.

Tomorrow (Friday) this amazing Russian singer and Uruguayan pianist will dazzle us with luscious music in a free performance! 6pm 342 Meeting Street downtown Charleston

There is nothing more warming than family and music for the holidays! Come hear a mother-daughter duo tonight at 6pm at a beautiful sanctuary of the 2nd Presbyterian Church of Charleston, SC, and get warm with Charleston Academy of Music!

Millions heard Carol on Spotify! Come hear her Live tomorrow at 6pm - at the Charleston Academy of Music Rush Hour Concert!

Last Performance Class of the Fall semester- students are ready to audition for Honors Recital!

Thank you for supporting us on #GivingTuesday, December 3! With your help, we reached our goal in raising funds to continue education fine young musicians and share exceptional music with Charleston community! 🎹🎼👍

#GivingTuesday is Here! Showcase your philanthropic spirit by investing in the power of music education.🎶🎹🎼 As an incentive, we have a Matching Grant from a generous donor, which means every $ becomes $$ 🤩 Click below to donate through Facebook or go to to donate securely through our website.

First Sonatina Festival Charleston ran with great success! So many talented students, wonderful panel of judges and amazing volunteers - thank you all who helped putting this together! Results are now available on Come hear the winners as they perform at the opening of the next Rush Hour Concert on November 22 at 6 pm!

Full brain workout when playing the piano! You can start any time!

Why the piano is amazing for your brain.


Music Lessons Were the Best Thing Your Parents Ever Did for You, According to Science

Science proves yet again... 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…

Mark your calendars! FREE Rush Hour Concerts, Season 2019-2020 starting October 18.

Fall 2019 semester starts today! Register for lessons and classes at

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Our website received a major renovation and it is now here! Check out and let us know of your experience with it, as well as suggestions for further improvement. Charleston Academy of Music (CAM) prides itself in being one of the leading music education institutions in the Lowcountry. Founded in 2003, CAM has continued to grow, offering lessons, as well as concerts for the Lowcountry. 

[08/19/19]   Check out our new logo! More human look reflects what we are all about

Charleston Academy of Music (CAM)

Rehearsals in full swing! Can’t wait for the concert tomorrow at noon at Second Presbyterian Church! Come witness some amazing music!

Academy’s Summer Music Fest in full swing! Students working hard to perform in a concert on Saturday at noon- come hear what only a week of practice can do!

Piccolo Spoleto Festival

What a nice recap of the first week of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival! Happy to see quite a few shots from Academy’s student concert from last week! Looking forward to another week of artistry and fun!

What an opening week we've had! Thank you, Charleston, South Carolina for an amazing start to the 2019 Piccolo Spoleto Festival. 10 more days of unbridled creativity as our annual community celebration of the arts continues. Come join us! Bring a friend! Tell a neighbor! Hug an artist!

The City is the Stage and we thank you for your support of Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto. Tag yourself in the comments, share on your page, and remember to "like" us on Facebook. #CHSArts

Yesterday was our last day at 189 Rutledge. After 10 years at this location we’re definitely sad to go, but at the same time we’re excited about our new location at 342 Meeting. Pardon our tired looks and disheveled hair - we’ve been moving all day!!!

Lessons from this afternoon will be at the meeting street location (education building of Second Presbyterian Church). Ask your teacher for details! (Or email us)

Congratulations to our pianists Michelle, Vanessa, and Lily- winners of the South Carolina Music Teachers Association state pre-college auditions! There were 9 solo recitalists in four divisions represented at the Honors Recital as winners at the University of South Carolina in Columbia in Saturday, May 18 - three of them are students of the Academy - what a success!

Many of our faculty are assisting SC public schools in music education services. We support all of our colleagues who take a stand for our students' education! THANK YOU for fighting to make a difference!

So proud of our six pianists competing and WINNING the 2019 Steinway Junior Piano Competition in SC! Look at this incredible Winners Recital program - what an achievement! Congratulations to Ethan, Johnny, Angela, Harry, Lily, and Jason, as well as their teachers, Patrick Boyle and Dr. Irina Pevzner! #Steinway #Competitions #Winning #Piano #AwesomePianists #MusicEducation

Raffle time! Thanks to all who came to KidsFair and submitted a raffle ticket. Irina Pevzner is about do draw the winner!

On March 3, The Charleston Academy of Music participated in the KidsFair, 31st annual exhibition, a family event for kids, at Charleston Gaillard Center. At the Academy’s booth, children and their parents had an opportunity to know more about CAM, to get a hands-on violin experience and to take part in raffle for free music lessons at the Charleston Academy of Music. The lucky raffle winners will be picked and announced tomorrow, on Thursday, March 21, at 3.00pm, live on Facebook. Stay tuned!

We know how the path to musical success starts, develops, and flourishes! And we will happily show you the way! Come and learn with us!


Yes, your children can play harp - we can teach you how right here at the Academy!

Beautiful!! Alisa Sadikova " The Fountain " HD
by Marcel Lucien Grandjany *Age 9*

The importance of keeping a beat: Researchers link ability to keep a beat to reading, language skills

Keep your beat going with us - improve your reading/language comprehension! The findings of a Northwestern University study of more than 100 high school students lend proof to the surprising link between music, rhythmic abilities and language skills.

Charleston Academy of Music at the Lunar New Year Festival organized by the Chinese Association of Greater Charleston

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A 'miracle' drug for musicians' problems is revealed! Luckily, you don't have to travel to Tennessee - we have it right here at Charleston Academy of Music! 😁

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Our faculty Alvaro Angulo in recital for the Rush Hour Concerts right now!

So excited for tonight’s Rush Hour Concert featuring Leah Edwards and Dmitri Pittas in “Opera for the holidays!”

Yay! We are more than half-way through to our goal! We so much appreciate it!
It’s almost the end of the working day, however, #GivingTuesday is still on till 11.59pm today. You can donate either at
or here:

Please support Charleston Academy of Music on #GivingTuesday!
Charleston Academy of Music is a non-profit organization whose mission is To Empower Students To Become Achievers By Providing Superior Professional Music Instruction and Performance Opportunities

British Doctors May Soon Prescribe Art, Music, Dance, Singing Lessons

Music as prescription medication! We’re certainly on the right track in partnering with MUSC Arts in Healing program! Campaign is expected to launch across the entire U.K. by 2023

Raquel Boldorini at our Rush Hour Concerts now!

Less than 2 weeks from now!

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