Welcome To Community Music School of Springfield
Community Music School of Springfield, founded in 1983, is a non-profit community arts school in Western Massachusetts. Our mission is to provide an equitable and inclusive center of excellence in music education, arts learning, and cultural engagement that empowers individuals, inspires creative passion, and promotes well-being in our community. We serve more than 2,200 students weekly at our 127 State Street location and in our community partnership programs.
Enroll in a lesson, class, or ensemble any time of year at CMSS!
Sonido Musica offers weekly music instruction by CMSS faculty during school for students in Springfield and Holyoke Public Schools, leading to improved educational outcomes.Sonido Musica
Private Lessons and Ensembles
CMSS offers music lessons and a variety of classes and ensembles for all levels and ages of students.Private Lessons and Ensembles
Prelude Preschool of the Arts
An arts-integrated early childhood education program that incorporates Suzuki violin, guitar, percussion, children’s chorus, dance, yoga, foreign language and visual arts within a comprehensive academic curriculum.Prelude Preschool of the Arts
Adaptive Music Program
Our Adaptive Music Program (AMP) connects music and special education to improve students’ lives, targeting social/emotional, academic, and artistic development.Adaptive Music Program
CMSS’ Lifelong Learning program provides sequential arts instruction for adults, with an emphasis on including adults age 55 and over.Lifelong Learning at CMSS
Trust Transfer Project
The Trust Transfer Project engages local artists to increase access to public health information, promote positive health choices, and foster hope and healing.Trust Transfer Project