SNJ Studio of Music

For Students of All Ages and All Musical Goals!

Our History

SNJ Studio of Music was founded in 2002 by professional opera singer Sharon North Jones with the goal of nurturing the next generation of musicians and music lovers through top-notch music education. Starting in just one small room in the Center Mall, SNJ Studio of Music quickly generated buzz within the Omaha music community, attracting Omaha’s best and brightest music educators and students. Today, with over 625 students, nearly 30 faculty and staff, and a beautiful, spacious facility, SNJ Studio of Music is one of the largest private performing arts schools in Nebraska.

Why Choose SNJ Studio of Music?

Our professional faculty of experienced, degreed artist-educators brings a diverse range of musical experience. Our programs include:

  • Private Lessons – Voice, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Strings, Brass, Woodwinds
  • Musical Theater Program
  • Show Choir Training
  • Award-Winning Vocal Performing Ensembles
  • Classes and Workshops
  • Solo Competition
  • Resonance Young Artist Program
  • Performance Opportunities: Recitals, Concerts, Showcases, Cabaret Evenings
  • Interaction with World-Class Musicians Through Our Collaboration with the Omaha Symphony’s Christmas Celebration

At SNJ Studio of Music, our goal is to create a supportive, nurturing community for youth and adults alike to learn and grow as musicians. We strive to cultivate musicianship in our community and to provide our students with an inspiring musical experience, one that will make the performing arts part of their lives for many years to come.

Private Lessons             (Grade 1-Adult)

We offer our students one-on-one instruction through private lessons in voice, piano, guitar, bass, strings, brass & woodwinds.

Vocal Performing Ensembles (Grade 6-12)

We have two premier vocal ensembles that rehearse and perform during the full school year.

Musical Theater & Acting              (Grade 2-9)

Our Musical Theater program is designed to develop the skills of students who love to sing, dance, and act.

Show Choir                      (Grade 6-11)

In addition to our Middle School Show Choir, we offer show choir workshops, camps, dance lessons, and audition prep.

Audition Prep

Our faculty can help you prepare material for an audition, gain confidence in your craft, or simply learn the basics!

Classes and Workshops

We offer a variety of small group classes, workshops, and clinics to help students improve and prepare for auditions!

Summer Camps               (Grade 3-10)

Our fun summer camps help students elementary through high school learn, rehearse, and polish a performance!

Omaha’s Most Respected Faculty – Since 2002

Access to outstanding teachers is the hallmark of all of our programs. The SNJ Studio of Music faculty is a consortium of highly regarded, degreed professionals (many with masters and doctoral degrees in their teaching area) who maintain active careers as performers, composers, adjudicators, clinicians and educators. All of our instructors are passionate about teaching and instilling a love of the performing arts into the lives of others.

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