Armstrong Community Music School of Austin Lyric Opera was established in April 2000 and offers a wealth of diverse instruction to students of all ages and skill levels. The School, the first ever to be inaugurated by an opera company, and one of the first community music schools in Texas, offers instruction in classical, jazz, as well as blues, folk and a variety of musical styles from world cultures. In addition, the School provides opera specific outreach for ages kindergarten through
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