Welcome to The Music Connection Lesson Studio! We strongly support music education in Northern Illinois and care deeply about each student, regardless of their background.
Each music instructor has a strong passion for music performance and education and strives to share that same passion with each student in a fun and educational way.
If you would like more information, please call # 815-217-5648 or simply fill out the registration form.

Let the Music Connection Lesson Studio help you broaden your horizons…one note at a time.


  • Learn new techniques on your instrument in a group- lesson format
  • Perform challenging and fun music in recitals
  • Open to all student musicians who play brass, woodwinds, percussion, strings, voice, or piano
  • No experience required
  • Study with studio faculty instructors
  • Rehearsals occur throughout the Fall and Spring at The Music Connection studio (515 Dekalb Avenue)
  • Register at www.themusicconnection.com (lessons)
  • Rehearsals occur each week for 1 hour (time TBA)
  • Cost is $150 per semester (14 weeks total)
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I, __________ , for and in consideration of the hiring of a music teacher for me in regards to participation in music, art, and theater lessons, classes, and activities, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, do hereby release and forever discharge The Music Connection, LLC, their agents, independent contractors, employees, successors, and assigns, and their respective heirs, personal representatives, affiliates, successors, and assigns, and any and all persons, firms, or corporations liable or who might be claimed to be liable, whether or not herein named, none of whom admit any liability to the undersigned, but all expressly denying liability, from any and all claims, demands, damages, actions, causes of action or suits of any kind or nature whatsoever, which I now have or may hereafter have, arising out of or in both persona and property, and also any and all injuries and damages that may develop in the future, as a result of or in any way relating to the following: music, art, and theatre lessons, classes, and activities. It is understood and agreed that my acceptance of these terms is made and received in full and complete settlement and satisfaction the causes of action, claims and demands mentioned herein; that this Release contains the entire agreement between the parties; and that the terms of this Agreement are contractual and not merely a recital. Furthermore, this Release shall be binding upon the undersigned, and his respective heirs, executors, administrators, personal representatives, successors, and assigns. This Release shall be subject to and governed by the laws of the State of Illinois. This Release has been read and fully understood by the undersigned and has been explained to me and goes into effect upon the submission of this form.

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Huge Steinway Piano Sale, Saturday Oct 13th, Noon - 5pm

Notable Notes Music Academy,
406 S. Main Street
Wheaton, IL 60187

Call 630-456-1804 for more information

New Piano at The Music Connection, LLC -- Summer 2018 Upright piano s

We are happy to receive a wonderful donation to the lesson studio from Carol and David Lyons of Sycamore. Their upright piano is made by Camp and Company (Chicago) and will be a nice addition to the studio for piano lessons. We greatly appreciate their generosity and know that the new piano will be put to good use by our students.

Thank you Carol and David!


Study jazz techniques and improvisation with Josh Mason and Isaac Armstead from Northern Illinois University.
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Study rock techniques and song writing with Stefan Zarakas.
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High energy performance drum line available to play at corporate events, concerts, sporting events, and more!
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  • Saturday, May 19th
  • 10-11 AM
  • Sycamore Baptist Church (302 Somonauk St. - park along the street)
  • Refreshments served afterwards
  • Family, friends, and the community are invited to hear aspiring student- musicians perform fun and challenging music!
  • Call 815-217-5648 for more information and to RSVP
SHS Alum Karl Montzka Trio Headlines 10th Annual “Note To Remember” Event

On Saturday, February 10, the Sycamore Music Boosters is excited to welcom the Karl Montzka Trio,Jazz In Progress, Sycamore High School (SHS) Jazz Ensemble, SHS Jazz Choir, and SHS String Ensemble as they host their 10th annual night of jazz and classical music entitled “A Note to Remember”. This fundraiser will be held at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Additionally, two talented musicians will be introduced and honored as our 2018 SHS Music Hall of Fame inductees. An elegant, sweet and savory hors d’oeuvres buffet and coffee bar will be included along with a raffle and silent auction of hundreds of gifts and prizes generously donated by local businesses.

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Ribbon Cutting kicks off 2018 for The Music Connection, LLC

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Music Lessons in Sycamore

The Music Connection was born out of the vision and drive of percussionist Ben Weaver. He wanted to provide a low-cost music education experience that uses the best local teachers. Lessons at The Music Connection are for each and every kind of student, regardless of their musical background.

We are a full-service music lesson studio conveniently located in Sycamore. We offer both one-on-one and group lessons for all school band/orchestra instruments, voice and guitar. Our variety of teachers have many years of experience and carry a high level of professionalism. Sign up today and begin your musical journey!

Meet Our Teachers



Student Getting Piano Lessons


Clarinet Player


The Music Connection
515 DeKalb Ave.
Sycamore, IL 60178
Phone: 815.217.5648 weaver@themusicconnection.com
The Sycamore Chamber
DeKalb Chamber of Commerce