explore our programs

The Bach Academy offers programs for people of all ages and backgrounds! 
Explore our offerings below, and contact us if you have any questions.


Music Lessons

All Ages

The Bach Academy offers lessons on a variety of instruments and voice from an accomplished and dedicated artist faculty

Naperville Youth Symphony Orchestra (NYSO)

Grades 5-12

Under the direction of Kimberlie Richter and Carrie Provost, NYSO serves young musicians 5th through 12th grade in the Naperville and greater Chicagoland area by providing innovative classic orchestral training. 

New Member Auditions on June 1 and July 7!  Apply for an audition today!

NYSO Chamber Ensembles

Grades 5-12

NYSO Chamber Ensembles provide small ensemble training and are coached by professional musicians.  NYSO Chamber Ensembles are open to NYSO members and non-members on an audition basis.


first steps in music at the bach academy

Birth-4 Years

First Steps in Music at The Bach Academy is a comprehensive early childhood music program teaching young children to be tuneful, beatful, and artful.

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Tuition-Free Choir School

Grades K-12

The Bethany Lutheran Schola Cantorum (Latin for "Singing School") is a tuition-free choir school for boys and girls affiliated with the Royal School of Church Music in America (RSCMA),  Students learn music literacy, good vocal habits, knowledge of repertoire, and life skills in a challenging, fun, and uplifting environment. Schola Cantorum is the Ultimate Team Sport!


THE BACH ACAdemy viols

Intermediate-Advanced String Players

As part of its Consort Loan Program, the Viola da Gamba Society of America (VdGSA) has generously loaned Bach Academy faculty member Dr. Phillip Serna five viols to start a viol consort program at The Bach Academy.

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