Welcome to New World Music Academy
New World Music Academy has proven its commitment to quality music education in the San Francisco Bay Area since opening our doors in September 2005. We invite you to experience the excellence and professionalism of our facility and teaching staff. Students of all ages and levels benefit not only from private, semi-private and group lessons but also gain self-confidence by participating in recitals, chamber music programs, student projects, community outreach programs and special academy-sponsored events.
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A: Artur Schnabel was one of the most important and influential musicians of the first half of the 20th century! The documentary film by our Artistic Director Markus Pawlik about the legendary pianist and modernist [...]
Congratulations to Daniel Mah, student of Markus Pawlik, for winning the Livermore Symphony Competition - a competition that Academy founder and director Mark Anderson won twice as a youth growing up in Pleasanton! As a [...]
NEUROSCIENTISTS HAVE DEMONSTRATED that learning to play an instrument or sing leads to changes in a child’s brain that make it more likely they will reach their full cognitive and academic potential. This may be [...]
Music lessons are not just another activity. While this short essay is not an attempt to bash team or solo sports, chess club, math tutoring, or any other after-school (extra-curricular) program that parents subscribe to [...]
We are pleased to announce the second season of our chamber music program, Sound Arts! Bringing artists and students together to perform chamber masterworks Explore exciting music Grow musicality Improve rhythm Learn communication skills Gain [...]
https://youtu.be/ILctbP8Z4z4 NWMA Owner and Executive Director Mark Anderson discusses new releases for August on Nimbus Records. The 37 minute podcast was recorded at Wyastone Leys - home of Nimbus Records - in the UK [...]
To those who have launched them, the first performance of a chamber music program feels like a testing-ground for all the hard-work, preparation, administrative (read: schedule) juggling, and tireless practicing, in addition to all the [...]
Watch this short interview with NWMA violin and chamber music director Rebecca Wishnia done for SFgovTV and their Women At Work series. We're very proud to have Rebecca on the NWMA team!