Fresno Folklore Society

A Non-Profit Corporation for the Traditional Arts

Fresno, California

Music Instruction


    Fresno Music Academy & Arts

Due to the Coronavirus and the Shelter In Place order, FMAA is open now for online lessons only. Call 559-222-7464 for more information. Click here to see what you can do. Please see this message from Debi Ruud about how you can get your child enrolled in online music lessons today.

Fresno Music Academy & Arts - Song Writing Competition ‘Writing for Hope’
In an effort to lift spirits and encourage creativity amongst musicians everywhere,
Fresno Music Academy & Arts has decided to hold a ‘hope’ themed song-writing
competition. Make sure to read the rules closely!
• DEADLINE: August 25th
• THEME: Hope (uplifting, positive)
• CATEGORIES: 18+ or below 18
• SONG REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 2 minutes, maximum of 5. Keep the
lyrics clean.
• SUBMISSIONS: Submit your song to us at
along with your name, photo, and a short song description.
• PRIZE: The winner of the 18+ category will receive $250, and the 18 and under
winner will receive $100!
• OTHER INFORMATION: We will be posting submissions to our FMAA
Facebook page as we receive them, and you will be required to sign a release
upon entering this contest. Writers will retain all rights to their songs, lyrics, and
Questions can be directed to: or 559-222-7464
Fresno Music Academy & Arts is an established school that has been voted ‘best for
children’s music classes’ in Fresno and surrounding communities for four years in a
row! We take pride in our community and hope to empower everyone to stay
motivated and set achievable goals during these difficult times.



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