Summer Session class registration is now open! All summer lessons and group classes
are to be held via video/online instruction. Visit our Summer Camps and Outreach Page
for available courses. New students may register or inquire about classes by filling
out an inquiry form.
The Community Music School has been an outreach program of UNCSA since 1976. Located
in the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem and on the main UNCSA campus, the
school offers a high quality music education to students of all ages and levels of
experience. Group courses and private lessons are offered in a wide range of instruments
and styles and are taught by some of the area’s top working musicians.
A variety of courses are offered, including Suzuki Method instruction and diverse ensemble opportunities. Students who desire a preparatory experience can enrich their individual lesson
experience with music theory/ear training group classes and ensemble instruction to
craft a challenging, rewarding and joyful programs of intensive study in our Preparatory Division. When you register for classes at the Community Music School, you also gain access
to select benefits, including:
Performance opportunities in and outside the school, music theory classes, referrals
to community ensembles and free workshops with CMS faculty and guest musicians.
Ability to request complimentary tickets to a variety of UNCSA performances, master
A connection with the UNCSASchool of Music, which ensures that students are focusing on appropriate material for the audition,
should they choose to pursue a degree at UNCSA.
Families are eligible for discounted enrollment in some group classes.