Top 16 Best Music Schools in Nigeria

Are you looking for the best music institution that offer quality training in every area of music in Nigeria> On this article we  have highlights some of the best music schools in Nigeria. Please note, there is no criteria use for the listing and the listing is not in any particular order so you are entitle to sort for your choice according to the features.

Best music schools in Nigeria

If you know about other top Music Schools in Nigeria that is missing in this list and you feel you should include it, kindly contact us or drop a note about why we should add it on the comment box.

List Of  Best Music Schools In Nigeria

1. Lani Stephens Music Institute, Jos

Since 1960s after independence till recently, the study of music had existed only as Departments in tertiary institutions but Lani Stephens is the first and the only accredited tertiary institution devoted to musicological studies in Nigeria just as NVRI Vom is devoted to veterinary studies.

I’m not sure of details but I know LSMI offers courses in Sound Engineering, Musical Arts Education, Performance Study, Church Music and etc check their website: You can also find them in the JAMB brochure

2. The Apostolic Music School

Owned and controlled by the apostolic Assembly in Mushin Ikotun Shomolu and Festac.

Mushin zone is in 33 Alafia Street off Isolo road Mushin.

You can call elder James for more info on 08034440544.

3. Tenstrings is Nigeria’s leading music institute

This music school have multifaceted training programs for all categories. According to them, they said they have trained over 2000 persons in five years. They are currently have branches in four different places in Lagos Sates. They happened to be located in Ikeja, Surulere, Festac, and Lekki, and a fifth one in Port Harcourt.

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Tenstring traning programs included training on all musical instruments, voice training, audio engineering and dance. Our key focus is to prepare their students for commercial success in contemporary music such as hip pop, R & B, Afrrobeat, Soul, Gopsel, Jazz, e.t.c.

Their curriculum and teaching approach are based on most recent developments and international best practices in music training. We deliver our training services through well groomed, first-class professionals and facility.

Completion of any of their programs entitles you to their government approved certificates and Diplomas, depending on the one completed.

For further information and enquiries, please contact:
Tel: 01-2134328, 08027818442 and 08067024255.
Email: Blackberry Pin: 2A07DD64

Festac Study Centre

1st Avenue, 11 Road, House 5, Festac Town, Lagos.

Ikeja Study Centre: 18 Adegbola Street (off Obafemi Awolowo) by Ikeja Local Council, Anifowose, Ikeja, Lagos

Surulere Study Centre

42, Gbajumo Crescent, off Adeniran Ogunsanya, Surulere, Lagos

4. VGC Study Centre

 (Lekki/Ajah): Road 1, Suite A86, Ikota Shopping Complex, VGC, Ajah, Lagos.

Port Harcourt Centre: Suite ww4, Luli Shopping Mall, No. 20 Rumuola Road, Port Harcourt (07053408429).

5. Classique’ School of Music

2, Adeniyi Street, Off Kayode St.
Onipanu, Fadeyi,

6. Bola Are School of Gospel Music

c/o Ogbere Idi Obi, Via Airport,

7. West African Music Academy

P.O. Box 476, Ota
Ogun State.

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8. MUSON School of Music

Muson centre Onikan, Lagos.

9. FEMAD Christian Music & Research Centre

c/o FEMAD Christian Music World
86, Fajuyi Road, Ile-Ife.
Osun State.

10. Faith Music International

1 Thomas Street,

Ebute Metta, Lagos.


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11. Lani Stephens Music Institute

602 Bauchi Ring Road, Jos.

12. Panam College of Music

c/o Panam Music World

13. Trinity Music School

Old Bodija Area,

14. Lekki Music school – TGroopzMusic

Music Trainings/Singing Lessons/production
2 Efosa Close Thomas Estate
Eti osa
Lagos Nigeria
Phone: +2348039343524

15. Premier Music School in Lagos in Lagos is located at Mash Music Academy

3B Baajiki Close, Nigeria. Contact Mash Music Academy – Premier Music School in Lagos with telephone number 08030734224.

Music School

Plot 13, Sultan Dasuki Way
Kubwa,  Abuja
FCT  +234 7095210633

16. CBZ music school

Ifako-ijaiye lagos


For enquiries:

Or call Mrs. Stella Sunday 08028014323

17. Ten-Strings Music International The Musicians Institute Festac

The Musicians’ Special Training Programme
This is the all-encompassing training programme that prepares the music artiste for the best as he launches into the music industry. The objective is to build an artiste that is really competent in all ramifications of the artistic work. The training covers five strategic areas:

· Rudiments of Music
· Voice Training
· Instrument Lessons
· Music Business
· Artiste Development and Career Empowerment

Course Duration: 6 months
Course Fee: Forty Thousand Naira (N40, 000.00)-Can be Paid by instalment
Lecture Days: Mondays and Wednesdays
Time: 9.00am to 11.00 am (Morning Session)
4.00pm to 7.00pm (Evening Session)

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(The Musicians’ Institute, Festac)

11 Road, House 5, Festac Town Lagos, Nigeria. Tel: +(234)01-2134328, +2348027818442, +2348067024255

18. Strauss school of music and dance

Block C upper basement, 10 Zambezi Crescent Maitama.
phone. +234 (81) 64946066, m. +234 806 712 5314, mail:

Students learn Classical or Jazz:

  • keyboard/ Piano
  • Strings: Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Guitar
  • Wood/Brass Winds: Flute, Clarinet, Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone
  • Percussions: Drums
  • Voice

Dance and Theater
Students study the Russian Vaganova Ballet method, Jazz Funk, as well as Drama and Opera.


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We offer all music students from within the metropolis the opportunity to join:

  • The String Ensemble
  • The Junior jazz band
  • The Strauss Youth Opera
  • The Strauss Ballet Troupe
  • The Strauss Metropolitan Voices

19. Piano School Of Music

Piano School Of Music International is a school started off in Nigeria,and now they have grown to part of Ghana,precisely in Accra,the school is owned by a renowned piano maestro Steve Chord,who left for Ghana last year,this school campus is in Lagos and Benin,Call the agents in Lagos 08134352912

Please note we are not in anyway affiliated to any of the listed Music Schools in Nigeria. If you are planning to enroll to any Music Schools listed here make sure you do your own personal inquiry before registration. We are not responsible to any lost you may incur by enrolling on any of these music schools.



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  1. alisigwe ukamaka merry

    i love this, thanks

  2. Sammy

    Mikary Music Academy should be included. Most of these other schools mentioned are in Lagos though. Mikary is currently the finest and best in Port Harcourt. Do your findings…

  3. Kolawole Somisola

    Pls is this a sort if university for only music?

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