Dream Big, Be Creative,
Play Music
Experience the Forté
Academy Difference

At Forté Academy, we strive to foster creativity and confidence in students of all ages through exceptional learning that is fun! With our qualified and friendly faculty, state of the art facilities, and innovative programs, we are transforming lives and bolstering our community through the joy of music. Our teachers love to inspire students to discover the power music has to enrich their lives for a lifetime of fun.

Begin today and develop a life-long passion for music! 

Forté Academy of the Arts has private music instruction with piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, drum lessons,  voice/singing lessons, bass lessons, early childhood music development classes and art lessons six days a week all in ONE convenient North County location accessible off Hwy. 78 and Sycamore Avenue! We provide a wide range of flexible hours to accommodate your family's schedule. Music lessons are monthly with no long term semester commitment.


Business Hours:  

Monday – Friday  9:00 am – 7:30 pm

Saturday  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Ranked in Top 7 Music Schools in the Nation

Student Testimonial 



Piano, Guitar, Violin, Voice/Singing, Drums, Bass, Ukulele, Art and more all in one location!  At Forté Academy of the Arts, we offer music lessons in a variety of instruments. Our piano lessons, violin lessons, guitar lessons, drum lessons, bass lessons, voice/singing lessons and more provide a comprehensive and robust music education. We care about your musical goals and will help you to reach them. We also offer Art lessons! Learn more about our music programs.

9. Trophies, Certificates and Award Wristbands to Celebrate Achievement

At Forté Academy we love to celebrate musical achievement! Our music and art students have the opportunity to earn special color wristband bracelets, trophies and certificates for passing musical challenges that they can show off to their friends. (Students love them!) When our students have a challenge coming up, they practice more, their parents are proud, their teachers are proud, and students are so excited. Everybody wins! We believe in rewarding students for a job well done. We also reward your student for completing their practice log sheet! 

10. Highly Qualified Faculty

At Forté, we have hired for you a team of friendly, professional musicians who represent degrees and experience from around the US.  All of our teachers have had required background checks and each has a fun, motivating personality you're sure to love! Your student can have an instructor with the right personality and teaching style that works for them. Our educated and experienced faculty provide one-on-one instruction, and group lessons, and are dedicated to learning about your personal music goals and helping you to achieve them.

11. State of the Art Modern Facility

Our Music Academy is over 9,800 sq. ft. and is unmatched in Southern California.  Our first class facilities include three comfortable parent-friendly waiting lounges with free Wi-Fi, coffee/water, and magazines. Spacious lesson rooms are equipped with everything you need for music lessons including amps, full drum kits, keyboards and top of the line upright and baby grand pianos. Rooms are enhanced with updated technology for engaging modern and classical music lessons. We have everything you need for music lessons! Learn more about our location here.


12. Musician Owned and Operated

National adjudicator, professional pianist/vocalist and music director, Marla Morrison brings her belief in the value of quality music education to the forefront of the Academy's mission. She has prepared hundreds of students for auditions and acting roles for musical theater, professional recordings, local, state and national competitions, and nationally televised talent shows (American Idol and The Voice.)  One of her students has been nominated for three Grammy's!  The #1 goal is to inspire your student to learn the music he/she want to learn at his/her own pace, and to have FUN doing it; and that's the best teaching method of all!​           



Schedule your first lesson today at Forte Academy of the Arts.  615 Sycamore Avenue, Vista, CA.   CALL:  760-622-6336

It's so easy to get started! Lessons are first come, first serve, so contact us now to select the day and time for your first private lesson! 

Come in today for a tour!

615 Sycamore Avenue, Vista, CA  92083



Monday-Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

Saturday 9:00 am-4:00 pm



Serving North County San Diego: San Diego, Escondido, San Marcos, Vista, Carlsbad, Rancho Santa Fe and Oceanside, CA.

Serving zip codes: 92084, 92081, 92056, 92057, 92058, 92029, 92027, 92008, 92009, 92010, 92011, 92078, 92069, 92067, 92091

© 2019  Forte Academy of the Arts San Diego  615 Sycamore Avenue, Vista, CA  92083 

760-622-6336  info@fortesandiego.com   Do not copy.   All rights Reserved.

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