The Louisville Academy of Music is a non-profit school in Crescent Hill that has taught over 10,000 students since its founding in 1954. We welcome all ages, levels, and backgrounds to join our musical community!


Ruth French, former director and violin teacher at the academy, with Sara and Daniel Callaway, the current directors.

Ruth French, former director and violin teacher at the academy, with Sara and Daniel Callaway, the current directors.


I believe in the power of playing music and I believe it creates more empathetic, confident, and well-rounded human beings who will make the world beautiful.
— Sara Louise Callaway, President

Contact us and we'll happily guide you in scheduling the best instruction for you or your child's musical goals. 

all photos by Amber Estes Thieneman

The Louisville Academy of Music welcomes all students and families regardless of race, color, national and ethnic origin, gender, familial status, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status, disability, political affiliations or beliefs. It does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship programs, or any other school-administered programs.