Private Lessons and Ensembles

Gift Packages for Music Lessons

ON SALE NOW: Gift packages for virtual music lessons that feature Buy-4-Lessons, Get-1-Free pricing! The gifter chooses the lesson length, and the recipient chooses the instrument, teacher, and day/time that works best for them. Shopping online with us is safe and easy, and we make it simple for your loved one to redeem their gift certificate and get started with music lessons in the new year.

All levels and ages welcome!

Community Music School of Springfield offers private and semi-private music lessons for children, teens and adults across a wide range of instruments and genres. Students are carefully matched with a teacher who will best meet their needs, and our registration team will gladly assist you in deciding whether to rent or purchase your instrument. Students at CMSS attend and participate in numerous recitals, master classes and community performances throughout the year.

Whether you are beginning your musical journey or advancing your skills, we welcome you to Community Music School of Springfield and look forward to being a special part of your musical experience!

Make Music With Your Peers

CMSS also offers a wide range of ensembles that meet on a weekly basis and offer students of all ages the opportunity to learn and play with their peers of a similar level of experience.

In order to inspire opportunities for community connection in the 2020-2021 school year, all ensembles are free of charge. Registration in ensembles is required for participation.

 

CMSS Ensembles

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

Music Therapy

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

Music Therapy

Adaptive Music Partnership

Our Adaptive Music Program (AMP) connects music and special education to improve students’ lives, targeting social/emotional, academic, and artistic development.

Adaptive Music Partnership

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

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

Registration and Financial Aid

CMSS features easy online registration for music lessons and ensembles for all levels and ages of students.

Easy Online Registration

CMSS Perform-A-Thon