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River Ridge
1111 Village Walk Rd
105 Campbell Ave #3
2020 Dickory Ave #200
Covington, LA
Mandeville, LA
Harahan, LA

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Metairie Music Lessons & Dance Classes

When beginning music or dance instruction and choosing a Metairie music school and/or private instructor, it is important to consider all aspects of each educator and/or facility as classes are a serious commitment and investment. Convenience in terms of location is just one factor, and while there are many more conveniently located music and dance schools and educators within the city of Metairie, none of them offer all of what we do - here are just a few examples: 

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What Sets Our Music & Dance School Apart!

1.) Professional University Degreed Music Faculty and Professional Dance Faculty with over 40 instructors on staff to ensure that students are able to student with an instructor who most closely matches his/her personality and learning styles. 
2.) Regular recitals held each December and June in professional theatres and auditoriums using state of the art audio and lighting systems. Trophy awards presented at our Spring Recitals. Honors Recital held each April featuring performancesby the top 25-30 students each year within all three of our locations. 
3.) Friendly desk staff always on hand to take care of administrative concerns. 
4.) 45 minute group music theory class included for music students at no additional charge with tuition.
5.) We teach the songs, styles, and steps students want to learn whether classical, jazz, pop, rock, funk, ballet, tap, hip-hop, christian, etc. 
Private and Group Music and Dance Instruction offered near Metairie, LA include Lessons and Classes in Piano, Guitar, Voice, Singing, Vocal, Violin, Bass, Trumpet, Flute, Saxophone, Drum, Jazz Studies, Jazz Band, Choir, Rock Band, Preschool Music, Viola, Cello, Composition, Music Theory, Ear-Training, Ballet, Hip Hop, Tap, Jazz.
River Ridge School of Music & Dance
Jefferson Parish
(LAAPA's nearest school of Music for the city of Metairie, LA)

2020 Dickory Ave. Ste. 200
Harahan, LA 70123
(504) 738-3050 (office)
(E-mail this School)
504.541.0964 (fax)

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Academy Hours of Operation:
With the exception of school holidays, concert days, and other special events, the following regular schedule applies to all campuses:
Monday - Thursday

Telephone Hours
9:30 AM - 8:30 PM
School Office/Class Hours
1:00-9:00 PM


Telephone Hours
9:30 AM - 7:00 PM
School Office/Class Hours
1:00 PM-7:00 PM


Telephone Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
School Office/Class Hours
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Please note that during holiday breaks, the office will be open on a limited schedule between 9 AM and 5 PM. It is always best to call the office before dropping by the Academy during holiday breaks to ensure that we're open.

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