CMS Individual Lessons

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Individual music lessons are currently offered online and in person at the Community Music School, preparing students of all ages and abilities to express themselves musically and acquire the skills necessary to successfully participate in ensembles, perform in public, and enjoy a lifelong love of music.    

One-on-one weekly sessions are available on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp, and voice. 

About Individual Lessons at CMS

Piano

age 6
Guitar age 6
Violin* age 7-8
Viola* age 7-8
Cello* age 7-8
Double Bass age 7-8
Flute age 9-10
Clarinet age 9-10
Oboe age 9-10
Bassoon age 9-10
Saxophone age 9-10
Horn age 9-10
Trumpet age 9-10
Low Brass age 9-10
Percussion age 9-10
Voice age 12
Theory Reading age
Composition age 12

 * The Suzuki Program takes students ages 4-7.

  • Your own instrument and/or regular access to an instrument for practice. A traditional piano is preferred for piano students and is essential after the first semester of lessons.
  • A video conferencing platform is required for online lessons (i.e., Zoom, Facetime, Skype)
  • Be prepared to attend lessons weekly with instruments in good order. 
  • Regular practice and attendance are essential to music study. 
  • Students are encouraged to attend CMS master classes, workshops, concerts, and recitals when available. These educational opportunities are designed to enhance learning and students' progress. 

  Registration Dates Session Dates
Summer 2022 June 11 - 15, 2022 June 18 - August 1, 2022
Fall 2022 August 6 - 10, 2022 August 13 - January 7, 2023
Spring 2023 January 7 - 11, 2023 January 14 - June 5, 2023
Summer 2023 June 10 - 15, 2023 June 17 - August 1, 2023

 

 

Fall/Spring Semester 2022-2023

(18 weeks)

Summer 2022

(6 weeks)

30-minute lesson/week $639/semester $210
45-minute lesson/week  $954/semester  $312
60-minute lesson/week $1278/semester $420

 

Annual Registration Fee:

A non-refundable registration fee of $30 is assessed once per academic year per student upon enrollment.