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Gifted Music School

Gifted Music School

Gifted Music School is a 501(c)3 non profit educational institution in Salt Lake City committed to defining the standard for high-level music education. Gifted Music School currently serves 582 students every single week and provides 1075 hours of  lessons and/or classes every month. It is recognized nationally for exceptional music education.


Our Mission:

Forging a new standard of music education, the Gifted Music School is a place where children are motivated to learn, develop discipline, character and the skills they need to be productive leaders in society.


  • A story of the Gifted Music School. Gifted Music School builds a brighter future by providing outstanding, comprehensive music education to children of all backgrounds. We are striving to set a national standard in our field. Founded in 2008 by Eugene and Vera Watanabe, the Gifted Music School (GMS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit children’s music school located in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The school is committed to creating a new standard for music education in the United States. Two divisions feature an expansive curriculum and world-class faculty. The Gifted Music School Conservatory, as featured, is a full scholarship program for serious and committed music students (ages 6-18). A top-level musical training program is part of this program, which includes theory, ear training, performance classes, chamber music, and orchestral training. Auditions are currently held once a year in the spring. The GMS Preparatory Division, the second division, a music program for children ages 3-18 and all skill levels. Lessons are available on piano, violin, viola, cello, guitar, flute, bassoon, clarinet, music theory, and chamber music. Limited need-based tuition assistance scholarships are available on a limited basis. The GMS Preparatory Division features Utah’s first official school Suzuki String Program featuring certified Suzuki instructors trained at premier music schools. For more information visit our website:

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  1. My request for a personal visit with Eugene or Vera may have not gone thru. My need is suggestions for teaching the live accompanied silent film art form at The Organ Loft. My phone number is 801 232-9678.


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