8 Reasons to Study At Manuel Creative Arts Academy

1. A proven track record of excellence since 2013.

Visit our home page to see what our students are saying. Every year, aspiring music teachers start their own studio, and a year or two later it’s closed. The Academy has a proven track record of offering quality music, piano, guitar, voice, woodwind, and brass lessons in Dayton, Ohio year round. Our full time mission is teaching the creative arts and have been trusted by over 2,000 families.

2. A large teaching faculty.

We have 13 teachers, all with either college training or professional performance experience. Our teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal goals and helping you to achieve them. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and dedicated to teaching you the style of music, theatre, dance, and art that you want to learn in your lessons.

3. Build Confidence

There ia a long list of benefits to learning a creative art. These benefits range from improved memory, test scores, coordination, and so many more. Participating in the creative arts also increases the students confidence as they continue to overcome harder and harder challenges in their studies. Students at Manuel Creative Arts Academy will be challenged to better themselves every lesson in a setting that is safe for failure.

4. Lessons Seven Days A Week!

9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Monday – Friday.
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays.
1:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. on Sundays.

5. Located on 2nd Street in the heart of of Dayton.

Due to its central location, our school is convenient to all areas of Dayton. Close to our school, you will find great dining and the beautiful Schuster Performing Arts Center. Our location is convenient to and we have many students from Beavercreek, Miamisburg, Vandalia, Fairborn, and other surrounding areas.

6. Performance Opportunities

For students learning performing arts it is imperative that the student have ample chances to learn how to perform. We have regular recitals at the end of every semester.

Our recitals are free and open to the public with enough seating for the whole family to come support the student. Every parent just wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital.


7. All Your Music Needs

You are busy, and adding lessons to your schedule isn’t going to make that any easier. Manuel Creative Arts Academy keeps several common music books in stock so you don’t have to hunt them down and if we don’t have the book we are happy to order it for you. 

8. Early morning and lunch time lessons for home schoolers, retirees, college students and working professionals.

Since we are the largest school in downtown Dayton, we are able to be a ‘full service’ music school. This allows us to offer lessons as early as 9 a.m. and we see many students between the hours of 11 a.m.-2 p.m. If you are a home school parent, retiree, college student or working professional who has a flexible schedule, take advantage of our early morning and lunch time lesson spots.