Indian Springs Acdemy of Music

  About Us  

Located in the North-Eastern corner of Cincinnati, the Indian Springs Academy of Music is 1.5 miles North of I-275, convenient to Blue Ash, Sharonville, West Chester, and Mason.


One of Cincinnati's preeminent schools of music, the Indian Springs Academy provides a variety of study programs for the developing music student or enthused hobbyist!


ISAM also offers a variety of classes, activities and performance events to augment practical studies and provide students a rich and satisfying music performance education.


For students wishing to begin or develop their instrumental skills through weekly private study, private lessons for piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, cello and bass are available in the “Private Lesson Program”. Enrollment is available at any time of year.


For students wishing to engage in a formal curriculum of traditional study, ISAM offers its flagship program the "LessonsPLUS" Program. On an annual calendar August to August each year, the LessonsPLUS Program is available for all ISAM students and includes weekly private lessons, 7 “PLUS Classes” annually, 3-4 recitals annually and parent conferencing to plan and monitor progress. PLUS Classes develop both performance and musicianship skills such as ear training, rhythmic skills, sight reading and ensemble playing. PLUS Classes augment the weekly private lessons scheduling groups of 4-6 students (at approximately the same age and playing level), and meeting three times each semester for 60-90 minutes.

Adult students returning to their studies or just beginning their musical journey will make a lasting new friend in their instructor! Enrollment for adults is available in one of the two annual programs, or per semester. Alternate week and flexible scheduling is available. Single session private coaching is also available for adult students, space available. 

Music Theory instruction is available throughout the year through classes or private coaching. To learn more, CLICK HERE-


A Founding School for the Royal Conservatory of Music Certificate Program, the Indian Springs Academy proudly boasts many of the program's highest scorers nationwide! Available to students of all instruments and voice, the RCM Certificate Program offers Certificates of Merit in 12 advancing levels taking students from the very beginning levels of study to a conservatory entrance level. For program details CLICK HERE to learn more about


Beginners are welcome!! Specialists are available for early age beginners 3-6 years of age in piano and violin. Incoming students will be scheduled with one of the Academy’s outstanding faculty based on scheduling availability and level. To explore lesson scheduling contact Academy Director   Sheila Vail   at 513-779-7070   or




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