Experience the Vivaldi Music Academy Difference

Our goal is to foster confidence and creativity in students of all ages through exceptional musical learning. With our dedicated world-class faculty, state of the art facilities, and innovative programs we hope to transform lives and bolster our community through the joy of music. With convenient locations in West University and Bellaire, Vivaldi Music Academy is accessible and provides flexible hours to accommodate today’s busy families. Join us and develop a life-long passion for music!

Vivaldi Music Academy offers private instruction in piano, violin, guitar, cello, voice and more, group lessons in guitar and voice, ensemble lessons in jazz ensemble, classical ensemble and rock band, and early childhood music development classes in ONE location!



The Cadillac sponsored series Shaping: Houston on KHOU11 featured our director Zeljko Pavlovic on his passion for music, family and the inspiration behind Vivaldi Music Academy. The series highlights the accomplishments of local dreamers and doers who are making a difference in Houston. From fashion designers to restaurateurs, musical ensembles to entrepreneurs, Shaping: Houston tells the stories of those who are influencing our cultural landscape.

2014 National Music School of the Year

New music center receives top national honor at award ceremony on Monday July 21st 2014 at 11 am.

Students, faculty, community members, Bellaire City Council Members and the Houston Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce were in attendance for the award ceremony and reception. In a real-life example of passion translating to success, Zeljko Pavlovic, critically acclaimed violinist and owner/founder of the Vivaldi Music Academy, is thrilled to announce the selection of Vivaldi Music Academy as “2014 National Music School of The Year”. Vivaldi Music Academy has achieved this national recognition for its thorough approach, exceptional instruction, superior business organization and growth voted by a field deep with experience and prestige of over 100 private music schools from the US and Canada.

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In the news: Vivaldi Music Academy featured in the Houston Chronicle

Attendance crescendos at local music academy

The school’s 30 instructors work with all levels and ages, include adults. “Either they’re who come in with their children and realize they’d like to be practicing an instrument again, too, or they’re people who never had the chance to play as a child, and now they have the means,” Pavlovic said. “When we set out to do this, I was told that to get a hundred students a month would be fantastic,” Pavlovic said. “And today we have a waiting list.”

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Vivaldi Music Academy featured on TLC’s The Little Couple

We had a great time filming Will and Zoey’s first piano lessons at our brand new Bellaire location on February 6th! During the piano lesson, our faculty member Etta Fung introduced Will and Zoey to Vivaldi’s baby grand piano, demonstrated proper hand posture, and taught Will how to play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.

If you missed the premiere episode on Tuesday, March 1st at 8 pm, be sure to check out additional run times for the episode!

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Why Choose Us?

Comprehensive Music Education

Vivaldi Music Academy offers music lessons in a variety of instruments. Our Houston piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, viola lessons, cello lessons, voice/singing lessons, flute lessons, and drum lessons provide a comprehensive and robust music education. Group voice lessons/choir, ensemble/chamber lessons for experienced students, and early childhood music development classes round out the selection of experiences offered. Learn more about our music programs.

State of the Art Modern Facility

With two locations centered in Bellaire and West University, our schools are convenient to all areas of Houston. Our state of the art facilities includes a comfortable and professional parent’s lounge with free Wi-Fi, coffee/water, and magazines.

Spacious studio rooms are equipped with top-of-the-line upright and baby grand pianos. All rooms are enhanced with updated technology such as iPads with music teaching apps and software, for engaging modern and classical music lessons. Learn more about our locations here.

Performance Opportunities

Students interact with peers by participating in performances, ensemble lessons, and masterclasses with faculty and other visiting artists. Recitals, included in the tuition, display and elaborate each student’s achievements in their instrument of choice including piano, guitar, violin, viola, voice/singing, flute, cello, drums and more. Our students have unique performance opportunities such as our Carnegie Hall Debut in 2015, concert performance with the Piano Guys at the Revention Music Center, and our upcoming concert in Venice, Italy, in the summer of 2016.

Musician Owned & Operated

With over 200 years of family history in music, critically acclaimed violinist Zeljko Pavlovic brings his belief in the value of music education to the forefront of the Academy’s mission. As director and owner, Mr. Pavlovic has assembled a team of professional musicians who share his passion and enthusiasm for quality music education. Learn more about our director here.


Suzuki Program

Our teachers blend a variety of teaching methods and styles to best fit their students, including the Suzuki method for violin lessons, developed by Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki. Learn more about Suzuki lessons and our Suzuki program director, Courtney Park.


Group Voice

Prepare your young vocalist to light up the stage with Vivaldi Voices! This group singing class is a unique and unparalleled experience for children ages 6-10. Exploring a variety of genres, students will learn about basic melodic intervals, matching pitch, and learning dynamics. Students will engage the whole body to create a beautiful sound with an entertaining presentation for voice lessons in a group setting. Enrollment is determined by audition.

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Just a reminder: We are OPEN for Memorial Day Monday, May 30th! Well see you at you regularly scheduled lesson!

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