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School of Music 9 Foster Academy for Musical Excellence (F.A.M.E.)

Foster Academy for Musical Excellence (F.A.M.E.)

a boy puts his fingers on a piano keyboard as a teacher shows him how to follow the musicThe Richmond Area Arts Council and EKU School of Music are working together to offer the same opportunities that were offered by Foster Academy of Excellence (F.A.M.E.) to young students. Whether you are interested in private music instruction or group classes, you may call the Richmond Area Arts Council to set those up at 859-624-4242. For intermediate and advanced students, they offer lessons with experienced EKU music faculty or graduate students. For younger beginners, R.A.A.C. provides learning opportunities in private or group classes. Group classes include theory as well as performing opportunities. Recitals are offered at the end of every semester.

Students from this program have won competitions including the Lexington Bach Competition and the Marsh Competition. Several of our piano students have received ‚Äúsuperior‚ÄĚ ratings in the National Federation of Music Clubs’ junior festivals.

If you have any questions about these programs, please contact Dr. Randy Westbrook or call 859-624-4242.

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521 Lancaster Avenue
Foster 101
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-3266
Email: music@eku.edu

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