Contact, Directions and Hours

CMSS is located near the corner of State Street and Main Street.

Our entrance for lessons, classes and Prelude Preschool of the Arts is located on Stockbridge Street, just opposite the CMSS parking lot and the Prelude playground (for GPS directions, you can enter the address 21 Stockbridge Street, which is across from this entrance). For concerts and other Robyn Newhouse Hall events, please use the 127 State Street entrance. Currently, all staff, students and visitors are required to wear a face mask when in the CMSS building.

Mailing Address: 127 State Street, Springfield, MA 01103
Phone: 413-732-8428 (Staff Directory)
Fax: 413-788-7270

Summer 2021 Hours of Operation (in effect June 25 – August 29)

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: Closed

School-Year Hours of Operation

  • Monday – Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
  • Friday: 9:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Directions

From points South

Travel north on I-91; take Exit 5 onto East Columbus Avenue. Turn right on Union Street. At the first traffic light, turn left onto Main Street. Proceed several blocks and turn right on Stockbridge Street. The Community Music School entrance is on the left and the parking lot on the right. To enter the parking lot, continue to the stop sign, turn right, and then immediately turn right again into the lot.


From points North

Travel south along I-91; take Exit 5B. Go straight through one traffic light, then turn left at the next intersection (State Street). At the next intersection, turn right on Main Street, then immediate left on Stockbridge Street. The Community Music School entrance is on the left and the parking lot on the right. To enter the parking lot, continue to the stop sign, turn right, and then immediately turn right again into the lot.


From points East

Travel west on Rte. 90 and take Exit 51 onto to Route 291 W. Bear right at exit 1A – 2A and merge onto I-91 S. Take exit 5 (Union Street) and immediately turn left, passing under I-91 and crossing Columbus Ave. At the next intersection, turn left onto Main Street. Proceed several blocks and turn right on Stockbridge Street. The Community Music School  entrance is on the left and the parking lot on the right. To enter the parking lot, continue to the stop sign, turn right, and then immediately turn right again into the lot.


From points West

Travel east on Rte. 90 and take Exit 45 onto I-91 South. Take Exit 5B. Go straight through one traffic light, then turn left at the next intersection (State Street). At the next intersection, turn right on Main Street, then immediate left on Stockbridge Street. The Community Music School entrance is on the left and the parking lot on the right. To enter the parking lot, continue to the stop sign, turn right, and then immediately turn right again into the lot.

The following PVTA bus routes stop near CMSS:

G2 (MassMutual Center or MGM Springfield stop)
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B6 (TD Bank stop on Harrison Ave)
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R14 (Tower Square stop by Harrison/Boland Way)
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X92 (MassMutual Center stop)
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Loop (MGM Springfield or MassMutual Center stop)
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Neighborhood

While you’re in town, visit one of the many locally owned eateries serving delicious food within close walking distance of CMSS.

La Fiorentina & Zonin’s
883 Main Street
Italian pastry shop, market and deli

Milano’s
988 Main Street
Italian deli and market

Nadim’s
1390 Main Street
Mediterranean grill

Palazzo Cafe
1350 Main Street (One Financial Plaza – first floor)
Italian cafe and deli

Red Rose Pizzeria
1060 Main Street
Italian restaurant

Sol Karibe
1236 Main Street
Caribbean restaurant and bar

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