Spring Concert Friday, May 10th -- see current student updates for more info!

Free Music School

A free, instrumental music program for students in grades 4-12.

Mentoring students in San Jose, CA since 2007

@Almaden Hills UMC

What is Free Music School?


We are a group of volunteer "Music Mentors" who meet once a week, on Friday afternoons, to teach students in grades 4-12 how to play a musical instrument.  Please see our Program Details page for more information.

How to join our program:


Our next enrollment and orientation will take place on Friday, August 30th, 2019

 at 4 pm.  

Please see our "Program Details" page for more information.

Volunteer With Us!


Do you play a musical instrument and want to volunteer 2-hours a week to share the joy of music with students?  Please see our "Volunteer" page.

Is it really Free?

Friday, April 26th -- no FMS.
Friday May 3rd Dress Rehearsal
Friday, May 10th, Concert!

Yes!  Parents provide the instrument, book and music stand (all available at local music stores) and we provide the lessons, free of charge.  We do not collect or charge any participation or performance fees.  We like to say:  The price of admission is committment!

Class Schedule

If you're early, you're on time!
Beginning:4:30 - 5pm
Intermediate:5-5:30 pm

If you're early, you're on time!

Beginning: 4:30 - 5pm

Intermediate: 5-5:30 pm

Advanced: 5:30-6pm.



Please see our "Donate" page to donate a musical instrument, sheet music, etc.  Please note:  we are unable to accept pianos.  

If you would like to make a financial donation to our program, please contact us:  freemusicschool@yahoo.com