In the article the problem of the creativity as an important ability to create something new is considered. Based on the analysis of psychological and pedagogical sources, scientific literature and personal experience, an analysis of the concept of “creativity” is carried out. Many approaches to the study of this phenomenon have been studied. The relevance of this topic is noted. Today, education requires professional and creative professionals capable of creative work with schoolchildren and preschool children. This concept is considered by modern foreign and native scientists. An analysis of the literature suggests that this problem acquired the greatest urgency in the twenty-first century. The article describes creativity as an individual’s quality, aimed at creating new solutions, original ideas, creating a new, original product of social importance. It is noted that creativity is divided into intellectual and social and their features are revealed. The opinion of scientists who attribute creativity to the main features of the individual is supported. The content of the concepts of creative personality and creative education is considered. It gives its own definition of what a creative person should be. It is determined that creative abilities are a constituent of creativity of the future teachers of musical art. Creativity is defined as the structure of the personality, which is characterized by the identity and integrity of the totality of such personal qualities as: creative potential, creative activity, creative orientation, creative individuality, initiative, improvisation. Analysis of the literature under study in accordance with the study of creativity helps in creating their own definition of creativity. The author concludes that creativity has many approaches, but the main thing is the desire of the individual to create something, and the creativity of the future teachers of musical art is a creative individuality, a desire to stand out thanks to music. Consequently, the concept of “creativity” has many approaches, but the main thing is the desire of the individual to create something. The use of theoretical materials in the educational process will help to increase interest of the future teachers of musical art in creativity. A promising direction for further scientific research is the creation of methodological recommendations for the development of creativity of the future teachers of musical art.