Private and Group Lessons

The Bach Academy offers private and group lessons on a variety of instruments from an accomplished and dedicated artist faculty.  We believe that all students should have a well-rounded experience, regardless of their ambitions as a musician.  This means that all students will receive a customized course of study depending upon their needs, strengthening them as musicians through repertoire from a variety of genres, technical studies, performances opportunities, and the study of music theory/aural skills and music history.  Learn More.


Early Childhood Music Education

Based on John Feirabend’s First Steps in Music curriculum, the early childhood music education program exposes children to music at a very young (6 months - 4 years).  Students learn to think melodically, be mindful of a steady beat, and appreciate the art of music through folk songs, classical music, and rhymes.  Learn More.


The Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra (NYSO)

The Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra (NYSO) offers orchestral performance opportunities for young musicians seeking to enhance and grow their musical experience. NYSO rehearses and concertizes in Naperville and welcomes all interested young musicians in the surrounding areas, 5th through 12th grade, to audition and participate in this exciting opportunity.  A program of The J.S. Bach Academy of Music, NYSO is under the direction of music directors Kimberlie Richter and Carrie Provost.  Learn More.


The Bethany Lutheran Schola Cantorum

The Bethany Lutheran Schola Cantorum, Latin for "Singing School", is a choir school for boys and girls ages 5-18.  Modeled after the ancient European choir schools, this program teaches music literacy, good vocal habits, knowledge of repertoire, and liturgical formation through a structured framework based upon the highly acclaimed Voice for Life designed by the Royal School of Church Music.  Students are challenged to grow into their full capacity as musicians and develop vital life skills as members of the community in a fun, uplifting, and Christ-centered environment.  Learn More.