The DCC Academy of Music

Music School songwriting

Begin your musical journey here!

Music brings joy to the lives of so many. Whether you’re interested in pursuing it as a career, or as a fun hobby, the DCC Academy of Music is ready for you.

Group classes, ensembles, and private lessons are available for students of all ages and skill levels who want to have fun learning at a more relaxed tempo. 

Scholarships are also available for students ages 4-18.

NOTE: In keeping with the SUNY vaccine mandate, all students attending on-campus classes and lessons must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical or religious exemption. Please refer to our Covid guidance webpage for more information.

Ages Served

Children, Teens, & Adults (ages 4+) can take private lessons and chamber lessons

Teens & Adults (ages 12+) can take group classes and ensembles

Teens & Adults (ages 14+) can take select college classes for “no credit” at a discounted price. 


Fall 2022: September 5 - December 17, 2022

Register by Friday, August 19 to receive an early bird discount!

All students must be registered by the first day of the semester, September 2. 


Class Offerings

Ensembles Group Classes Individual Lessons Suzuki Program (NEW!)
Chorus Vocal Technique All instruments Guitar
Orchestra Violin Voice Strings
Jazz Ensemble Piano Songwriting  
Chamber Music Guitar and more...  
Guitar Ensembles Ukulele    
Ukulele Ensemble Mandolin    

Please note: not all classes will be held each semester. 

Classes Taught by Accomplished Musicians

Our faculty of over 20 members are highly accomplished musicians who perform professionally. Many have studied at major conservatories, such as Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, Eastman, Berklee, and Indiana University earning degrees in music performance and education. Our teachers have solid experience in helping students make good progress through individual programs that build on the personal needs and interests of each student. Learn more about our instructors.

Become a part of our musical community!

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DCC Academy of Music Online Student Recital, 12/11/20


DCC Academy of Music

Jenny Park

Jenny Jieun Park, Director

Nick Salome

Nicholas Salomone, Assistant

CBI 210 (map)
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Phone (845) 431-8916

DCC @ Fishkill also available for lessons!
481 US 9, Fishkill, NY 12425

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