About Us

Our Story

The Music Academy was founded in 2011 by music loving individuals who aspire to help passionate individuals craft their musical journey. Whether you are a parent who is looking to introduce your child to music, an adult who wants to pick up a new hobby, or an individual who wants to excel professionally – we have a suitable programme tailored to your individual needs.

At The Music Academy, we offer individual as well as group lessons for both pop and classical instruments: Guitar, Ukulele, Pop Keyboard, Drums, Percussion, Vocal, Classical Piano, Flute, Violin. Our qualified instructors are made up of industry veterans with extensive performance experience and background. Contact us and ignite your passion today!

Our School Philosophy


At The Music Academy, everything begins with a right learning attitude and strong passion for music. Perseverance is our core learning principle. Our music lessons are tailored to inspire creativity and innovation within our students.


Working with industry veterans from the music and entertainment scene, we create a wealth of exposure for our students to showcase their talents in public events and express themselves fully. We inspire and make your musical dreams come true.


Our qualified teachers inject your lessons with fun and practicality, while ensuring you are well equipped with the right technical skills and learning resources. It is important that our students are nurtured in the best manner and environment possible.

Our Founders & Partners

Their Story And Musical Journey

Joseph Saleem

Founder – Drummer, Percussionist

Joseph started playing the drums from the young age of 8 years old. His love affair with drumming began in church where he would help his father set up and take down all the musical equipment for his church meetings, as the congregation had gathered in a temporary location. A turning point in his life occurred when he was 14 years old…
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Cavin Soh

Partner – Singer, Songwriter, Deejay, Actor

Cavin Soh is a multi-awarded TV personality in Singapore who has earned the distinction of being one of the more versatile and multi-talented artists of his generation. He first made an impact in the music scene in 1987 joining numerous Xinyao bands who became the early proponents of the now popular genre. In 1999 he formed a band with two of his friends called Dreamz FM…
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