Fall semester: 3 September - 19 January
Spring semester: 28 January - 1 June
See the calendar for more details!
Welcome! Open Registration. Non-profit community music school serving all of southwest Virginia and beyond. Professional artist faculty. Ages 2 years old through adult accepted Classes and lessons open for observation. Visitors are welcome!
- Early Childhood Music
- Theory/Musicianship Classes
- Chamber Music
- Children's Choir
- Junior Orchestra
- Chamber Orchestra
- Suzuki Classes
The Renaissance Music Academy of Virginia is the oldest, largest, and most established non-profit community music school in southwest Virginia. Founded in 1993, the RMA offers serious study for ages 2 years old through adult. The RMA is recognized by the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts for its quality programs.
The RMA receives support for its programs from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. The school is a member of the Suzuki Association of the Americas. The RMA has established a component fund at the Community Foundation of the New River Valley. This permanent endowed fund, named the "Frank and Shirleigh Marvin Scholarship Fund," provides scholarships to families demonstrating financial need and commitment to RMA programs.