WHY CHOOSE US?
Forté Academy of the Arts is the largest and fastest growing music schools in North San Diego County. With hundreds of students, and 18 teachers, we are the known as the clear choice for musical instruction in North San Diego County.
While you are here researching the best music school for you, please consider the benefits of becoming a student at Forté Academy of the Arts and find out why we are North San Diego, California's number one choice for music lessons!
1. THE BEST Comprehensive Music Lessons in North San Diego County
Piano, Guitar, Violin, Voice/Singing, Drums, Bass, Ukulele, Art and more in one location! At Forté Academy of the Arts, we offer music lessons in a variety of instruments. Our piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, drum lessons, bass lessons, voice/singing lessons, and ukulele lessons provide a comprehensive and robust music education. We also now offer Art lessons in our San Marcos music studio. Learn more about our music programs.
2. The most highly qualified teaching faculty in North San Diego County
We have 18 music teachers, who we've handpicked so your student can have the right personality and the right teaching style that works for them. All our teachers have teaching experience, a degree in music or extensive performing experience, and most importantly, a fun, motivating personality that you're sure to love! Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal music goals and helping you to achieve them.
No matter what your musical goals are, we want to help you reach them. Our goal is to inspire your student--and that's the best teaching method of all! We've prepared hundreds of students for auditions, talent shows, music theater, etc. One of our piano/voice teacher's former students is a 2019 three-time Grammy Nominated artist! You can hear her sing on our media page. Our instructors also have warm personalities, are extremely friendly, and are dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn in your music lessons. Learn more about our amazing faculty.
3. Open 6 days a week for today’s busy families
Forté Academy of the Arts offers music instruction with piano lessons, guitar lessons, violin lessons, voice/singing lessons, bass lessons, violin lessons, drum lessons, ukulele lessons and even art lessons six days a week to accommodate your busy schedule. Music lessons are billed monthly with no semester commitment.
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
4. A proven track record of excellence
Visit our testimonial page to see what our students are saying. The academy has a proven track record of offering quality art and music lessons in N. San Diego County for piano, guitar, voice, singing, bass, violin, ukulele, and drum lessons in San Diego, California year round. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed.
Our full time mission is teaching music lessons, trusted by hundreds of families for nearly 6 years.
5. State of the art modern facilities
Our teachers have everything you need for music lessons including amps, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos, and more. We are ready for you and have everything you need for music lessons!
6. Fantastic performance opportunities - June and December
We are one of the only music schools in North San Diego that offers free recitals. Students love interacting with peers by participating in performances. Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to attend a recital. In June and December, many of our students choose to perform in our bi-annual recitals. We hold these at a fantastic outdoor recital venue close to our studio, so you don't have to travel far for a top-notch recital experience. Recitals, included in the tuition, display and elaborate each student’s achievements in their instrument of choice including piano, guitar, violin, bass, voice/singing, drum, violin, ukulele, and more.
7. Professional office staff to serve you
We strive to bring you the best customer service possible. We are continually adding hours to ensure that our desk staff is able to assist you when you call or come to the studio! Most music lesson providers do not provide front desk staff, but we have full time desk staff at our music studio who are available at the front desk to assist you during ALL lessons. Our staff will quickly and professionally answer all of your questions about piano, guitar, voice, singing, violin, bass, drum, ukulele, and art lessons. Excellent customer service is what sets us apart!
8. Conveniently located in North San Diego County (Off Hwy. 78 and Sycamore Avenue)
OUR ADDRESS: 615 Sycamore Avenue, Vista, CA 92083 We're behind Albertacos & Arco AM/PM, next door to Vista Paint. Due to its central North San Diego County location, our music school is convenient to all areas of North County. Close to our music school, you will find great shopping and dining on Sycamore and Hwy 78. We have many students who come from Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, and even Poway and Fallbrook.
9. Picture Days
We are the only music school in North San Diego that offers a picture day for their students! Every year, we host a picture day with a professional photographer. We want to celebrate your music and share that memory through pictures. Examples pictured on this page! Adults are welcome too! Students can bring their instruments to the photo shoot and wear whatever they like.
10. Rewards, certificates and award wristbands to celebrate achievement
We are the only music school in N. San Diego County that gives their students the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets (kids and teens love them) and practice prize bags AND certificates for passing musical tests. Do other schools offer rewards and certificates? A few. But none of them inspire their students with smiling faces by giving them full color, really cool wristbands that they can show off to their friends. When our students have a challenge coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and everybody wins.
11. Multiple make-up opportunities each month
Missed a lesson? Out of town? No problem. Just sign up for a make up session. They never expire, and you can come when it's convenient for you.
12. Month to Month Lessons
The Academy does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis. Tuition is month to month with no long term semester requirements. If you are ready to start, you have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.
Ranked in the top 7 Music Schools in the Nation!
Schedule your first lesson today with Forte Academy of the Arts.
Office: 615 Sycamore Avenue, Vista, CA.
It's so easy to get started! Lessons are first come, first serve, so contact us now to select the day and time for your first private lesson!