The Louisiana Academy of Performing Arts (LAAPA) is the largest, private academy of music, dance, and the performing arts in the Greater New Orleans, Louisiana area with an active enrollment of over 1,300 students.
There are many considerations to be made when selecting a school of music, school of dance, dance instructor, or a private music teacher.
We invite you to compare all programs, features, and options to see why we are Louisiana’s number one choice for music lessons and dance classes.
At LAAPA, we proudly offer music lessons for all ages, and in all styles at our three campuses in Mandeville, Covington, and New Orleans, LA. Our River Ridge School of Music & Dance campus, located in Harahan, just outside of New Orleans, additionally offers dance classes and instruction for children ages (walking – adult). Our schools serve students and parents from the surrounding communities of New Orleans, Metairie, Kenner, River Ridge, Harahan, Mandeville, Covington, Hammond, Slidell, Madisonville, and Folsom, LA.