Columbus Music and Art Academy

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama join the Columbus International Children's Choir for a group photo in the Diplomatic Reception Room, Dec. 10, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)


Columbus Music and Art Academy offers the award-winning Columbus International Children's Choir, art classes, music theory classes, and singing lessons for kids ages 4-18 from Greater Columbus, Ohio. The academy is also the home of Central Ohio Singing Competition.

Our mission is to empower children through high-quality music and art education. Our staff is a team of enthusiastic professionals who enjoy teaching children. Their expertise and dedication help us develop age-specific music and art programs for youth.

Columbus Music and Art Academy is a nonprofit organization. It was founded in 2003 by Tatiana Kats, the executive director of the academy and artistic director of the choir. The academy was awarded grants by the Columbus Foundation and the Greater Columbus Arts Council. Our choir performed in The White House, Carnegie Hall, and won World Choir Games. Our art program received special award for best drawing and painting teachers.

We invite each child who wants to learn music and art to join us! Take a tour through our website and see how your child can benefit from our programs.

Enrollment is throughout the year. All classes and choir rehearsals are held on Saturdays.
Annual Art Show, more about Art Classes
Music Theory students are prepared for the RCM exam, more about Music Theory Classes