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About Us

The Richardson School of Music is dedicated to educating and instructing children, teens and adults in the performance and appreciation of music. RSM will ensure that each student will progress in their preferred instrument by providing qualified teachers who will equip students with proper, technical, and musical instruction, and exposing students to master teachers and performers in the art.

RSM is dedicated to inspiring and bringing joy into peoples lives through the education of music.

RSM was founded in 2013 and is currently located in Takoma Park, MD.

About Us

Virtual & In-Person Private Lessons


8:00 AM to

9:00 PM

There are many great musicians in the world, but teaching music is a gift as well as a skill. RSM’s private instructors are not only excellent musicians, but are also exceptional teachers who have been carefully selected by RSM’s administration. Most of our teachers have at least a B.A. degree in their perspective field. Just as most of our student teachers are currently in school earning their music degrees!

RSM offers private lessons for Piano, Guitar, Voice, Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello), Drums, Brass, Woodwinds, DJ Lessons, Songwriting, Early Childhood Music and more! We now offer Virtual Lessons through Zoom!

To schedule your appointment for private lessons, please click here to send an email including your student’s name, grade level, age, instrument , and availability for lessons. We can begin the pairing process from there!

Virtual & In-Person Group Lessons - Coming Soon!


Group classes at The Richardson School of Music are fun and exciting! They are an excellent way for Children, Teens and Adults to begin their musical training. These classes will focus on fundamentals, and will give students a supportive environment to blossom in their musical journey and also to be ready for the more intensive demand of private lessons. RSM classes will have a student/teacher ratio of 6/1 in most group classes —allowing for a significant amount of individual attention.

Parents often wonder if they should sign their child up for group lessons or private lessons! There truly is no right answer. Although many students, regardless of personality, do well in private lessons, some students learn better in a group setting. The social environment of group lessons just makes it a better fit for some!

Group classes are now Postponed due to COVID-19. Please contact us if you would like to be in our group class interest list, or visit our Private Lessons page for current options.

Create a Class!

Available on Your Preferred Day/Time!

Do you have 1-3 friends who would like to get together and learn how to play an instrument? Let us create a virtual group class just for you! Group strings, group guitar/ukulele, group piano, songwriting, vocal ensemble, digital music, music theory are some options. Let us know what interests you and we will create a class for you and place you with one of our amazing teachers! E-mail us your preferred days/times at or call us at 301-660-4455.

Our Lessons
Lesson Pricing

RSM Music Lesson Pricing

Piano Lesson

30-Minute Lessons

One-on-One Virtual Lessons


Guitar Lesson

45-Minute Lessons

One-on-One Virtual Lessons


Teacher Helping Student Playing Violin

60-Minute Lessons

One-on-One Virtual Lessons




Tel. 301-660-4455

7320 Carroll Avenue

Takoma Park MD, 20912

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Monday - Friday

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM


10:00 AM - 3:00 PM





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Now Open for Virtual & In-Person Lessons for All Ages!

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