Our Programs

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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
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Music Therapy

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

Music Therapy
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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 Partnership
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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 of Springfield
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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
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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

CMSS Perform-A-Thon