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Online Lessons


In-Person Lessons

Washington, DC


Northern Virginia


Southern Maryland


Miami // St. Augustine

Areas of Study






Chamber Ensemble




Who We Are

Est. 2015, M Institute for the Arts is a welcoming, membership-based music community of all ages and levels. Facilitating online and in-studio music lessons and training with world-class teachers, artistic events and classes, and music rooms. Originally headquartered in Georgetown, Washington, DC, on 31st & M Streets, the M gets its name from the most famous street in Georgetown, M Street. Today, the M Institute serves the DC Metro Area at-large, select regions across the US, and its online members worldwide. Join our community anytime and start playing!

How it works

To access our range of student benefits, including music lessons and rehearsal space, students become a student member and then are placed with a teacher by one of our placement committee members. If you already have a teacher in mind, let us know! 

Student Member Benefits:

The Best Teachers

Exclusive Access to our Curated Teacher & Provider Network

The Best Prices

-10% or more Off Lessons with our Teacher Network

-Unlimited Trial Lessons with New Teachers
-30-Day,100% Satisfaction Guarantee on  Membership Fees

-No Registration Fees

Personalized Placement
Personalized Teacher Placement Session with our staff is available

Recitals, Classes, & Events

Performance Opportunities (by audition)

On-Demand Content

Rehearsal Space  (When available)

& More!

The Best Teachers

Exclusive access to our carefully curated network of teachers provide members the best quality music lessons, regardless of skill level or age. Our teachers have Bachelor's or above degrees with careers in their field, including from the following:

The Juilliard School

Curtis Institute of Music

Manhattan School of Music

Jacobs School of Music

Metropolitan Opera

Washington National Opera

Wolf Trap Opera

The Best


Our teachers make their own rates, but our members always get free trial lessons & 10% off lesson rates!

Starting at $20

for beginner adults and kids

Serious and advanced students purchasing a Premium Membership and seeking lessons with our master faculty should expect higher prices of $100-$200 or more per hour.

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

on lesson packages and memberships purchased with the M.



Our membership committee will provide you with personalized assistance finding the perfect teacher for you. We talk with new students directly via SMS, phone, Zoom, or at one of our in-person placement sessions.

We will place you with a teacher who is:

Convenient to your location,

Affordable to your budget,

Appropriate for your skill level, age, and desired intensity.



Already have a teacher in mind?

Let us know!

Endless Opportunity

 Exclusive members-only opportunities are one of the best reasons to join!

Member Opportunities Include:

  • Up to Four (4) Recitals Per Year

  • Special Events, Socials, Masterclasses, & Group Classes

  • Apprentice Programs (Advanced)

  • TA Program (Advanced)

  • Volunteer Committees

  • Competitions (all levels)

  • On-Demand Content

Contact Us

  TEXT US at 202-952-2202

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