Whole Music offers Excellence in Music Development

  • Our online learning continues to expand, as do our online Music Lessons, Music Biz Consultation, Artist Development and Music Production
  • Our online learning has been perfected with 11 years of experience
  • We currently are using Skype, FaceTime and now using Zoom
  • Kids online Ukulele Classes starting soon

Email us now to learn more

Whole Music offers private and semi-private music lessons, as well as group instruction. We serve the towns of Newbury, Newburyport, West Newbury, Georgetown, Rowley, Ipswich, Haverhill, Amesbury, Groveland and Merrrimack, MA, as well as Newton, Plaistow, Hampton, South Hampton, Exeter and Seabrook, NH. Our studio—located in Byfield, MA—offers spacious and comfortable teaching rooms.

Whole Music’s approach to music education is based on the philosophy that all of us possess innate musical talent. With the right approach, anyone can develop their musical skills.

Registration is ongoing; call now to reserve the time slot of your choice.


Whole Music owner and director EJ Ouellette is an experienced, multi-instrumental, professional musician with a long-standing reputation for inspiring confidence and success in his students. Teaching, performing and producing consistently over the past four decades, EJ has motivated over 12,000 students in the Lower Merrimack Valley.


Unlike other teachers, EJ’s insight, intuition and understanding of the learning process enable him to relate to the whole person and identify key areas for skill advancement and improvement. Other Whole Music instructors share this philosophy and approach, and most have been trained and directed by EJ.



Whole Music offers music instruction and development to students of all ages and ability levels. Private lessons, semi-private lessons, group classes and jamming workshops — Jamshops™ — are offered six days a week. Lessons are also available via Skype (or Facetime) for clients who prefer the convenience of taking lessons from their own home. No driving required, just a computer or tablet with an Internet connection, microphone and connected camera.

Whole Music’s Artist Development program is available for highly motivated individuals seeking a semi-professional or professional music career.

Instruction is offered in the following areas:

  • Guitar
  • Bass
  • Drums/percussion
  • Violin/fiddle
  • Voice
  • Piano/keyboard
  • Double bass
  • Mandolin
  • Octave mandolin
  • Steel guitar
  • Banjo
  • Harmonica
  • Ukulele
  • Dulcimer
  • Viola
  • Song writing
  • Harmony singing
  • Ear training
  • Rhythm training
  • Band ensemble
  • Composition
  • Arrangement
  • Music Exploration
  • Theory
  • Audio Engineering


Please call Whole Music (978 462 9020) to discuss your interests and scheduling. Tuition rates are based upon a twelve-week block of lessons or classes. Music instructors include Gary Feldman, Michael Gruen, Amara Nguyen, Lisa Blasi and Director EJ Ouellette.

Whole Music offers its annual Summer Jam™ program each summer. Summer Jam™ is one week of playing music, learning, recording a CD and performing. Geared toward students aged 10 to 16, Summer Jam™ is all fun! For more information on placement and scheduling, please call us.

EJ Ouellette also offers teacher training programs for individuals who aspire to become professional music educators. Consultation is available for developing your music business.

Whole Music offers quality music instruction and development as it has over the past 35 years. Owned, operated and directed by EJ Ouellette, Whole Music is located in Byfield, Mass.

whole music • PO Box 189 Byfield, MA 01922 • 978-462-9020 • wholemusic@wholemusic.com