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Celebrating 25 years of music for all!

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A world-class community music school — and more!

Sure, we have exceptional faculty who can teach you or your child how to play violin, but we also believe in the value of all types of music, the inclusion of every student, and the power of community. 

Individual Lessons

We offer lessons on all instruments (except for bagpipes and organ) and voice for all ages.

Your Child’s Musical Journey

Our music lessons and classes grow with your kiddo from birth to… forever!

Make Music With Us

Dust off your trumpet, sing with friends, play with jazz musicians, join a choir, and more.

Music For the Young Ones

It’s proven: music education at any age provides numerous benefits — and it’s also tons of fun. We offer musical experiences for kids of all ages, even newborns! Just don’t blame us when you wake up to them practicing their violin early on Saturday morning.

Summer Camps and Classes for Kids

Summer should be all about fun in the sun, pool parties, and violin lessons. Slather up that sunscreen and see what musical hijinx we’re diving into this summer.

Music For Adults

Do you have a French horn gathering dust in your closet? Have you always felt drawn to the piano but have never tried a lesson? No matter your level of musical experience, you’re in the right place. Join a band, sing in a choir, or start those piano lessons today!

Upcoming Events

What’s New at the Center

Music Instruction for Learning Pods — Let's Talk!

Online Music Together™ Classes for Little Ones

We're Teaching Lessons Online — Schedule A Consultation

Students who visit the Center in a single week

Lessons provided at the Center each year

In a New Key: Stories from the Center 

Faculty Highlight: Katie Couch

Faculty Highlight: Katie Couch

The Center for Musical Arts is proud to work with knowledgeable faculty with unique backgrounds. In this interview with Music in Motion instructor Katie Couch, we explore the goals behind Dalcroze Eurhythmics and how it helps kids learn music through movement. Watch...

Class Highlight: Intro to Jazz Improv with Rex Spease

Class Highlight: Intro to Jazz Improv with Rex Spease

This interview is part of an ongoing series highlighting specific classes available through the Center for Musical Arts. To browse current and upcoming classes, visit these pages: lessons and classes for adults | lessons and classes for youth. Watch the interview or...

Former Student Highlight: Daniel Spink

Former Student Highlight: Daniel Spink

(photo: Kodak Quartet, with violist Daniel Spink at right) Practically from the beginning, the Spink family has been a part of the Center for Musical Arts. James and Leslie Spink have been enthusiastic donors and supporters, and both of their sons, Stephen and Daniel,...

3 of the Best Reasons to Take Music Lessons

3 of the Best Reasons to Take Music Lessons

Kathy Kucsan, Education Director Are there only three reasons to take piano (or trumpet or flute or banjo) lessons? Of course not! There are hundreds of great reasons, such as enjoyment, expression, self-fulfillment, reaching goals, fostering discipline, being...

Faculty Highlight: Rex Spease

Faculty Highlight: Rex Spease

The Center for Musical Arts is proud to work with knowledgeable faculty with unique backgrounds. In this interview with saxophone, clarinet, flute, and jazz improv instructor Rex Spease we explore Rex's military and rock band backgrounds, the importance of...

Kathy’s Blog: It Is Time to Pick Up Our Instruments!

Kathy’s Blog: It Is Time to Pick Up Our Instruments!

(photograph taken pre-2020) Kathy Kucsan, Educator Director and Co-Founder “Musical instruments played by mouth will not be used this year.” That’s the way one school district in Illinois put it. Around the country, ensembles that include wind instruments are using...

Keep the Music Playing

If you’re as passionate about music, community, and access as we are, we hope you will support the Center for Musical Arts with a gift today!