Cappelli Institute of Music

Welcome to the

Cappelli Institute of Music

The Cappelli Institute of Music-a friend in the Oak Park-River Forest music community since 1980, is conveniently located at 1053 Lake Street in Oak Park, Illinois.

We offer private piano, vocal and instrumental instruction for students of all ages and abilities, emphasizing musical enjoyment.  Our staff includes many Chicago area music professionals.

For more information please record a message at:
(708) 445-8460 or e mail to:   

recitals and events

Click on the link below for more student recitals information

Enrollment is ongoing, call 708-445-8460 or email us at: for registration information. The Spring 2024 Semester begins Monday January 8  and runs through Saturday April 27, 2024..

Cappelli Institute Instructors  provide in studio and virtual lesson options.


Student Spring Recitals are scheduled for Sunday June 2nd at the Nineteenth Century Club in Oak Park.  Click on the Recitals and Events link above for more information.

A Legacy of Music Education.

The Cappelli Institute continues a musical legacy begun in Europe, reaching America’s great concert halls and Indiana University, to the beautifully restored downtown of Oak Park, Illinois.

The Cappelli Family’s musical legacy informs its commitment to the highest quality of musical education to Oak Park and neighboring communities. 

 Renowned Music Teachers – In Downtown Oak Park.

Music Instructors at the Cappelli Institute are members of Chicago’s Metropolitan Area music community. Performing regularly and experienced in personal instruction, each instructor brings a diverse musical skill set to offer to students. 

CIM musician instructors share their knowledge and enthusiasm for music excellence to music students of all ages and abilities. 

Faculty members are participating online in the virtual lessons format at this time.