Fall Registration is Now Open

Registration for the Fall Semester is now open.  Make sure to contact us today to schedule your free trial lesson and get the best times!

New Performance Pictures

Pictures from several performances are now online!  Click here to see photos of your favorite performers.

In-person and Online Lessons

Arboretum Music School is now offering online and in-person lessons.  Making music is a wonderful way to keep some normalcy in a childs life.

Meet Our Teachers

Check out the photos and bios of our wonderful instructors.  Arboretum Music School is commited to providing the Waunakee area with the best teachers in Dane County.

News and Updates

Fall Registration Now Open!

Registration for the Fall Semester is now open! Contact us now to get the time and teacher you want! Lessons are available for Piano, Voice, Guitar, Drums, Stings, and Wind Instruments. All new students receive a free trial lesson with no obligation. Check out the lesson page for more information about the lessons we offer.

Current Students! – Don’t forget about our referral program! If you refer someone to Arboretum Music School and they sign up for lessons you get a free lesson!

About Us

Music in Your Hometown

Arboretum Music School is organized on the foundation of excellence in professional music instruction. Since 2003, we have been of providing the Waunakee area with the top professional music teachers in Dane County.  We strive to achieve musical excellence in a fun and supportive environment.


We are located in the Arboretum Business Park on the east side of Waunakee.  We are minutes away from Madison, Middleton, De Forest, Windsor, Lodi, and Sun Prairie.

The Arboretum Music School offers private lessons for all ages and abilities in piano, voice, guitar, drums, wind and string instruments.

Contact us now to schedule a free trial lesson!

Referral Program

Piano Lesson

Would you like a free lesson?  If you refer someone to the music school you can get one free lesson! All you have to do is tell them to mention your name when they sign up. After they have signed up for lessons you will receive a free lesson on your next bill!

Calendar of Events

  • Fall Recitals

    November 5, 2020 - November 6, 2020

    Thu, Fri - 5:30pm and 7:30
    Sat - 10am, 12pm, 2, 4, and 6
    Crossroads UMC

  • Fall Piano Festival

    November 21, 2020

  • No Lessons

    November 25, 2020 - November 28, 2020

    Thanksgiving Break

  • No Lessons

    December 23, 2020 - January 2, 2021

    Winter Break

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Dane County Small Business Award

Dane County Small Business Award

Arboretum Music School is proud to announce that we have won the 2014 Best Small Business of Dane County Award. Thank you to all of our teachers, students, and parents for their support! Great article in In Business Magazine

Parental Involvement

Parental Involvement

Parental involvement is essential to help students be successful. We encourage parent involvement and communication regarding progress and satisfaction of students work. This can be daunting if the parent has never studied an instrument. However, several studies have...

Practice Tips

Practice Tips

It's not very surprising that out of the 118 student answers to the question, "Why do you like music?" not one answer had anything to do with practicing. Students often view practice as a negative and frustrating activity. Here are some tips to help make practicing...

For Parents

For Parents

We have added a new page for parents that includes information on how to help your students be more successful in their lessons.  It also includes practice tips, the benefits of music lessons, and important information about the school.