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42 Years of Developing Great Minds!!!!  

Music Training, Performance Prep & Opportunities

Welcome to the Ottley Music School's

(OMS) official website. We are so glad that you took the time to visit us during of our 42nd Anniversary Year, and hope this will not be your last visit!  We have many exciting things transpiring at OMS and want you to be a part of it!

STATUS: Ottley Music School Inc. established and operating since January 19, 1973, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization from 2002, chartered in the State of Maryland in 1998. It has been been since 2001 a Better Business Bureau A+ rated business accredited organization.

Scientific research has proven that the study of music enhances the learning of all other subjects and productivity in adults. Therefore, we teach people of all ages who want to learn music from 11:00 am to 8:30 pm.  We present masterclasses during the year, and we hold all day camps, seminars, and institutes in the summer.

Please browse the site and acquaint yourself with the programs and events going on. We are sure that you, your children or someone you know can benefit from the diversity of and the expert tutelage offered at OMS.  Our benefits  reach out also to their schools, churches, and civic or social organizations.

TELEPHONE: 301-454-0991
FACSIMILE:  301-454-0298

BUSINESS OFFICE HOURS: M-TH, 10:30 am-7:00 pm, F 10:00 am-3:00 pm

SCHOOL HOURS: M-TH, NOON-9:00 pm.  Fridays for Make-ups only, Noon to 3:00 pm Closed Saturdays and Sundays.  

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WE ACCEPT your tax deductible contributions.    Click above on "CLICK & DONATE TODAY". Thank you for your gifts.  We are receiving them and they help immensely. God Bless.



Check out the information for the PIANO and STRING CAMP, the MUSIC FOR LITTLE MOZARTS CAMP and Weekly Classes, and also the VOICE & DRAMA INSTITUTE, featuring excerpts from SISTER ACT 2.



  • Register now to begin taking private lessons in the Spring Term
  • Register now to begin in the Music for Little Mozarts Class Wednesdays 5:15-6:10 pm. For children ages 4-6 years of age.       PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE AT 301-454-0991 11:00 AM TO 8:00 PM M-TH FOR DETAILS AND REGISTRATION


The Ottley Music School Singers, and Alex and Kera (steel drums and piano duo) have performed in several places this term.


  • SEP 20, Alex and Kera (8-year-olds pan and piano duo) and the OMS Singers at Emmanuel Brinklow Seventh-day Adventist Church
  • SEP 20, in the evening the Alysia assisted by the Singers performed at Hillhaven Nursing Home
  • OCT 17, 7-year-old vocalist Sofina assisted by Alex, and the Ejekwu sisters performed a concert at Hillhaven.
  • OCT 18, the Ejekwu sisters, and the Arteaga Sibliings sang at Asbury United Methdist Church, Annapolis, MD.
  • OCT 25 Alex and Kera and the OMS Singers perform at the Pepco Edison Place Art Gallery for Life Pieces to Masterpieces organization.
  • OCT 29 at 5:00 pm is the OMS Open House at 6525 Belcrest Road, Suite G-20, Hyattsville, MD 20782
  • OCT 29 at 6:30 pm is the OMS Annual Costume Recital at OMS
  • NOV 7 at 7:00 pm OMS Singers performed with Asbury Youth at ASBURY UMC Annapolis' Homecoming kick off.
  • NOV 8 at 9:30 am Alex Adjahoe and Kera Matthews (8 years old) presented 2 selections for TAKOMA PARK SDA Church early service.
  • NOV 9 at 4:00 pm, Sofina Davis presented her debut Vocal Recital at OMS
  • NOV 15 at 4:00 pm OMS presented a vocal piano recital at Hillhaven Nursing Home to rave reviews.  Yvonne Cooper's debut.
  • NOV 23 at 5:00 pm OMS presented a vocal piano and steel drum mini recital at Takoma Park SDA Church Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
  • NOV 25 at 6:30 and at 7:45 pm OMS presented two Thanksgiving recitals, with the Music for Little Mozarts and other beginners at 6:30, and the vocalists and intermediate and advanced pianist at 7:45 preceded by the OMS Singers playing "Happy" on the steel drums.  Debut of the OMS Junior String Ensemble, and the OMS Little Mozarts Boys Vocal Ensemble (ages 4-6). 
  • DEC 17 at 4:00 pm  OMS Singers presented Messiah Solos at Hillhaven Nursing Home.
  • JAN 11 at 4:00 pm OMS Singers presented Messiah Solos at Ottley Music School
  • FEB 21 at 4:00 pm OMS presents Black Composers concert at Hillhaven Nursing Home
  • FEB 22 at 3:00 pm OMS join members of Embry AME Church, College Park, in a concert called "AFRICAN VOICES"
  • MAR 8 at 3:15 pm OMS Singers present concert at Pine View Nursing Home and Rehab Center in Clinton, MD for Edward Jackson.
  • MAR 15 at 4:00 pm OMS Singers present concert at Asbury United Methodist Church in Annapolis, MD



In many languages we say, Welcome, Bienvenido, Ben venuto, Bien venue, Willkommen, Welkom, Aloha, Velkomin, Bem-vindo, Karibu, Siya namkela nonke.

We're so glad you came to visit us.  Please browse, and contact us when you are finished.  We will be glad to show you around here at our school.


The top banner of this website was designed by Armand Davila.


PHONE:  301-454-0991

EMAIL:  contact@ottleymusic.org  and   ottleymusic@yahoo.com

FAX:   301-454-0298

ADDRESS:   University Town Center, 6525 Belcrest Road, Suite G-20, Hyattsville, MD 20782


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1.  Ottley Music School offers SUMMER CAMPS and CLASSES June 25-August 7, 2015.  REGISTER BY FEBRUARY 26.

2.  Ottley Music School partnered the summer of 2014 with Washington Adventist University offering the Music Program of the "Lunch and Learn" summer camp program, sponsored by Takoma Park City Council and Montgomery County Council.

3. OTTLEY MUSIC SCHOOL ALUMNI are invited to join our group on Facebook to keep up with current activities and to communicate with other alums and friends interested in the Ottley Music School.

4. Little Mozarts piano teacher, we welcome MS MARIFEL BERMUDEZ, and MR. LEOPOLDO ELIAS, a new clarinet teacher.  

5. OMS SOUTHERN MARYLAND BRANCH:   at Bells United Methodist Church, 1606 Allentown Road, Camp Springs, MD (near Andrews Air Force), on Mondays.  Call 301-454-0991 to register. Voice and Piano with Ms. Ottley and Mr. Higgs .

6. OMS GEORGE E. PETERS ELEM SCHOOL BRANCH:  at 6307 Riggs Road, Hyattsville, MD for students who attend GEPeters, OMS offers lessons at their school in strings with Ms. Shabria Ray, and Drum Corps with Mr. Jonathan Lewis. Students of GEPeters should contact their office if interested in registering for our music programs.

7.  OMS now offers Dance Classes with MS. MIA ATHEY and MS. KALIFA MOORE  

8.  Join the OMS Singers, all ages, singing in harmony, rehearsals the 2nd, 3rd, 4th (5th) Tuesdays of each month at 7:15-8:15 pm.  Singers can join the Steel Drum class just after, at 8:15-9:00 pm.  Call 301-454-0991 for details.



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