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The Roberson School of Music is conveniently located in Columbia, MD. We offer enriching classes and lessons in: piano, voice, guitar, drums, violin, viola, cello, bass, saxophone, clarinet, flute, oboe, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, baritone, euphonium, horn, tuba, preschool music, and music technology to students of all ages from brand new beginners who are just starting the basics to advanced musicians training for professional careers. Visit our school and learn why families like yours choose us! You can also view testimonials from a few of our satisfied customers.


  • Kennedy Center
    RSM made its Kennedy Center debut in Washignton DC on April 30, 2022 in an Honors Performance. Click the button below to view pictures of this special event.

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  • Best of Howard County
  • Carnegie Hall New York
    RSM made its Carnegie Hall debut in New York on July 21, 2018 in an Honors Performance. Click the button below to view pictures of this special event.

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  • Competition Winners
    Congratulations RSM student, Jeremy Zhang for receiving superior ratings in the 2022 MSMTA piano solo competition and the MSMTA musicianship exam. Congratulations RSM student, Terrence Tam for receiving honorable mention in the 2020 MSMTA Spring Piano Festival Competition. Congratulations to RSM student, Olivia Hammond, for winning first place, gold medal, in the 2019 Act-So Competition instrumental classical music category. Congratulations to RSM student, Sean Cheng, for winning 1st place in the 2019 MSMTA Spring Piano Festival Competition and honorable mention in the Doris and Larry Chase Sonata Competition. Congratulations to RSM student, Vincent Zhou, for winning 2nd place in the 2019 MSMTA Spring Piano Festival Competition. Congratulations to RSM students, Alexandra Wu and Jason Yu, for receiving honorable mention in the 2019 MSMTA Spring Piano Festival Competition.
  • Examinations & Auditions
    Congratulations to Danielle Spence and Shishir Nallar for being awarded the 2021 Piano Guild Sonatina Plaque. Congratulations to all of RSM’s 2021 Piano Guild Participants for scoring Superior Plus, Superior, Superior Minus and Excellent Plus Ratings. Congratulations to RSM students that participated in the 2021 MSMTA theory exam this year. Our Students averaged in the 90th percentile. Students received certificates, pins and plaques for their outstanding ratings. Click below to read more about our student success.

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Choose the Programs that are Right for You

Private and Group Classes

RSM strives to make music meaningful for our youngest to oldest musicians through our private and group classes.

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Exams and Competitions

Students have the option to participate in various competitions and exams throughout Howard County

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Certificates, Trophies and Awards

Roberson School of Music provide multiple motivational ways for students to earn special awards

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College Prep Program

RSM offers an intensive college prep program where students complete annual playing and written exams.

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COVID-19 Precautions

RSM has taken new measures to ensure your safety as we reopen. Please visit our  COVID-19 precautions page for details. 


Summer Registration is Open

Registration for RSM’s summer session is now available for private lessons and piano camp. Classes begin June 20th. Students have the option to select online lessons or in-person lessons. Visit our forms page to complete the online registration.


Open Registration

Registration for RSM’s 2022-2023 academic year is now available for private lessons and group piano. Classes begin September 6th. Students have the option to select online lessons or in-person lessons. Visit our forms page to complete the online registration.


Inclement Weather Policy

For questions concerning our inclement weather policy, visit our policy page.


What makes RSM different from other schools in the area?

Frequent Recitals

Students have the opportunity to perform at our student recitals four times a year. Click the button below to view pictures and videos.

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Knowledgeable Staff

All of our instructors hold advanced music degrees in their area of expertise. Click the button below to learn more about our faculty.

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Competitions and Awards

Students participate in various competitions and festivals and receive honors, awards and scholarships. Click the button below to learn more.

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