Music Lessons for all ages, instruments, and genres at Music Compound!

Music Compound caters to all ages, any level, and all genres. Lessons available in person or online. Our goal is to turn your musical dream into reality. Call our studio to learn more. 941.379.9100.

Serving Sarasota and Manatee Counties with two locations.

1751 Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, FL 34232
4740 SR 64 East, Bradenton, FL 34208

Get Started

This video offers a great overview of our company.  Owner, Jenny Townsend, breaks down all the offerings by age.

Owner, Jenny Townsend, shares Music Compound’s mission and philosophy.  Our team is committed to providing a holistic and custom experience for each member of our community.

The “Cool” Music School.

Imagine having music in your life forever not just as a child.  No matter their musical interest, Music Compound is an all-in-one academy for your child to grow their talents, meet new friends, and gain confidence and self-esteem. Just a few of our benefits include:

Quality Teachers

Our team is a mix of highly qualified and diverse instructors. Each one of us is dedicated to working together to inspire, collaborate with, and educate our students.

Social Networking

Events, group lessons, and our lounge spaces allow plenty of room to help students meet new friends, grow their social skills, and add to their self-confidence.  Plus, our “Adults Only” Jam session.

Real Experience

With regular events and showcases, your child will have the opportunity to be the rockstar they always wanted to be—or didn’t know they were.

Scalable Pricing

Membership prices vary and are based on the age and talents of the student. Discounts are also available for workshops and group lessons. Memberships offer a variety of services. One-stop shop for the entire family.

Convenient Locations

Our teaching and lounge spaces are secure and have been designed to be welcoming and comfortable for students and families. They’re both easily accessible no matter where you’re coming from!

Online Lessons

Get started today with online music lessons in the comfort of your own home or office.  For more info, visit our online lesson page or click the start lessons tab at the top of the page.


Membership prices vary and based on the age of the student. Private lessons range from $130 to $375 per month. 

  • Early drop off/late pick up in our Music Lounge
  • The weekly lesson with the preferred professional
  • Weekly One-hour jam session
  • Monthly performances
  • Virtual Learning Academy
  • Ability to reschedule private lessons (not groups)
  • Ability to communicate with Teacher via Opus between lessons
  • Private Facebook Group
  • Discount on workshops & band program

Our Memberships offer a variety of services for all ages and stages. Our membership community is family-friendly and focused. Our goal is to connect you with like-minded individuals and provide a platform for you to grow personally and musically.

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November 6, 2019

Why Music Compound may not be the right fit for you. Student of the week Alex Krumm

This Week at MC A little rant Last week, someone threw some shade on Music Compound. So we felt it appropriate to respond with our…
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October 17, 2019

I was sad, so my mom signed me up for vocal lessons – Daisy

^ Watch Video Why I love my teacher!
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October 17, 2019

You just get up there and do it! – Dexter on Performing

^ Watch Video From First Lesson to Stage in 3 Weeks!

Members’ Experiences

“My son Michael started taking piano & violin lessons with Carlos...what an AMAZING experience this has been for him!! I can't wait to see what the future holds for him!”

Jennie M.Mom

“To see how my son has progressed makes me the happiest Mom around. He LOVES drumming and you can hear him anywhere in the house tapping away, even in the car when music is on-he is finding the beat and jamming out.”

Kristy S.Mom

“The BEST venue for young musicians to learn and play. Professional and passionate staff and a great group of kids who really enjoy themselves.”

Chris M.Mom

“No matter where you are in your life, from a mom looking for classes for your kids all the way to the distinguished musician, they will have something for you!”

Angie H.Mom