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 that empowers individuals, inspires creative passion, and promotes well-being in our greater community. We serve more than 2,000 students annually at our 127 State Street location and in our community partnership programs.

Children singing

Join us for a summer of fun!

Now enrolling for week-long summer sessions for children preschool through high school, private and semi-private lessons for all ages and levels, and beginner adult classes.

Sonido Musica

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

Children's Chorus

The Children’s Chorus of Springfield teaches music literacy through singing and cultivates a generation of ambassadors for Springfield through song.

Children’s Chorus

Music Therapy

CMSS offers Music Therapy for children and adults with developmental delays, special education students, and individuals with autism.

Music Therapy

Upcoming Events at CMSS

01 March 2020

Poetry Out Loud Semi-Finals

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11 March 2020
Free
03 April 2020

Merit Scholar Recital

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
08 April 2020
Free
01 May 2020

Spring Gala

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
$75

Sponsors and Affiliations

Watch our Dr. King Day Celebration!

This is a collaborative celebration hosted by Martin Luther King Jr Family Services, Community Music School of Springfield, D.R.E.A.M Studio and Springfield College.