Earl Jones Music School
Call Us at 910-353-6633 or Toll Free (866) 806-7079 | Jacksonville, North Carolina
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Over 40 years of teaching people of all ages to play all instruments, genres, and sing.  Students who have performed or recorded with the biggest names in music:  Sheryl Crow, Green Day, Willie Nelson, Ricky Skaggs, The Drifters, The Gatlin Brothers, John Mayer, The Zac Brown Band, and many more.

Lessons for...
Guitar • Banjo • Violin (Fiddle) • Mandolin • Dobro
Steel Guitar - Bass (Electric & Upright) • Drums • Voice • Piano

Styles Taught...
• Bluegrass • Rock
Christian • Blues • Classical • Jazz
All Genres and Techniques

Kids • Teens • Adults • Seniors

All Levels...
Beginners • Intermediate • Advanced


Looking for a fun music education experience?

Call us today!  910-353-6633

Since 1975 we have helped thousands of students begin and continue their musical journey.  We are the area's leading independent music school. 

Offering private lessons for all ages.




  • GUITAR, VIOLIN, BANJO, BASS, MANDOLIN, VOICE, PIANO, & DRUM LESSONS IN ONE    LOCATION!  This saves our students time and money as members of one family can learn multiple instruments.  We are the only studio to offer lessons for all instruments in a professional environment.
  • OUR EXCEPTIONAL TEACHING STAFF-We are dedicated to providing quality instruction customized to the needs and goals of all our students.  All of our teachers are highly qualified with years of professional performance experience in every genre of music including rock, country, bluegrass, classical, jazz, Christian, etc.  Our teachers are required to be warm, friendly, and dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to play. 
  • A PROVEN TRACK RECORD OF EXCELLENCE-We have over 300 students a week who have performed in every type of venue from MTV to The Grand Ole Opry.  Since 1975 our sole full time mission has been teaching music lessons.
  • A WIDE RANGE OF LESSONS TIMES AVAILABLE-Monday through Saturday-early or late, we will make it convenient for you.
  • A COMFORTABLE WAITING AREA FOR PARENTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, AND FRIENDS.  Instead of waiting in a retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a comfortable and clean lobby with comfortable seating and  bottled water available.  Or, if you parents prefer, you are welcome to sit in on your child's lesson.
  • FULLY EQUIPPED STUDIOS-Everything you need for lessons: amps, instruments, books, strings, rosin, etc.
  • MONTH TO MONTH LESSONS-EARL JONES' MUSIC SCHOOL does not require semester minimums for lessons.  You can start anytime!  Tuition is only $100 per month.  If you are ready to start, just give us a call.  We want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.




I have taken guitar lessons for approximately 5 years with various instructors before I finally came to Earl Jones Music School early in 2016.  I have learned more in 7 months than all of the prior years combined and my only regret is that I did not come to this school earlier.  Earl Jones and his staff are professional in every aspect of their music instruction and touch virtually every kind of instrument in their scope of education.  If you are a serious music student and want to learn, I would strongly recommend you contact Earl Jones Music School and explore your possibilities!     Mike Williams-Retired Banker and Performing Musician

Earl Jones is the best.  Earl is honest, talented, patient, and has the gift of being able to teach music to those willing to learn.                                                                                                             Charles Lanier-Attorney At Law

I've known Earl and his family for years and my son has been taking guitar lessons for several years from Earl Jones Music School.  He loves it.  He could stop because he knows how to play now (thanks to Earl) but he loves going there so much that he doesn't want to stop.  Earl and his family are wonderful people.  They run a professional business and care deeply for their students. If you really want to learn to play an instrument Earl Jones Music School is the place to go.  His sons are great musicians also.  I love to hear them all play.                                                                         Emily Taylor-Preston and Emily Taylor-Owners of Piggly Wiggly, Jacksonville and Maysville NC

I took lessons there many years ago and learned a lot from a true musician!  Would reccomend them to anyone who has the want to learn.                                                                                           Charlie Brown-Life long local resident and hunter

I personally have taken lessons at Earl Jones Music School for quite sometime now and am thoroughly satisfied with the way I've grown to know my music like I do.  But it's much more than just a music lesson, the atmosphere is wonderful, family atmosphere but if you didn't know personally who the family was you'd think it was one huge family, students and all!  I would absolutely recommend Earl Jones Music to anyone at any age with just about any instrument.           Rob Moore-Handyman and Landscaper

I took lessons from Mr. Earl Jones when I was a teen-ager.  The basics I learned from him are the same I use to this day.  He is a fine musician who knows where his talent comes from.                        Bobby King-Mechanic, Martial Arts Expert and Church Musician

I am a disabled Vietnam Vet and decided to play an instrument to help me cope with my disablities and to become more social!  I have been taught by Earl and John Jones to play both Fiddle and Mandolin and YES it has changed my life and even with the school I play in a group of Vietnam Vets!  I would like to thank God and Earl Jones Music School!                                                               Wayne Boone-Disabled Veteran and Decorated War Hero