School History and Mission


J.Friedman Music School (previously known as Baltimore Music School), was founded in 1995 by Janna Friedman.  School Director Alexandra Suhoy, concert pianist, teacher, and composer, has been teaching in the School since its establishment. Highly qualified teachers with extensive experience from famous institutions of United States and Europe base their teaching on the best traditions and principles.


Janna Friedman Music School provides professional music education in Baltimore County areas (Pikesville and Owings Mills), encourages music and art appreciation, and promotes public performances of students and professionals.

School goals are to teach students to play an instrument, to build a diversified music education, to develop strong performance skills, and to instill love for music and art.


JFMS students have won numerous competitions including American Fine Arts Festival and Music-Fest Rising Talents, and performed at prestigious places - Carnegie Hall (NY), Merkin Concert Hall (NY), Italian Theater at Columbia U-ty (NY), Princeton U-ty (NJ), and Curtis Institute (PA). Many school graduates pursued professional music career and received full scholarships at prestigious institutions.

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