First Visit?

My name is Kellie Burgess, cellist and executive director of the Music Academy of North Carolina. On behalf of our community, faculty, and board of directors, welcome to our website!

MANC does extraordinary and amazing things, and our faculty are active performers and respected educators in our community.

Private lessons for school-age students is our core, but we also have outreach programs in Title I schools and a variety of programs for adults.

We are confident that you will find your experience with The Music Academy to be rewarding well beyond its cost. That’s because we offer for our music students the richest experience available in the area at a competitive price.

Part of that experience involves matching students with faculty, and we strive to ensure that all students receive a meaningful and beneficial musical education.

The lessons we teach and activities we host are subsidized in part by generous donations of people like you, which includes current and former music students, who are enthusiastic about MANC’s mission and the good work we do in our community.

We hope you’ll consider joining our community, whether as a student, musician faculty member, or volunteer.  If you’d like to visit, please contact us. Ready to take a class? Please register here.

Thank you for visiting our website.  We hope to see you in person soon!

– Kellie