The joy of making music belongs to everyone.

Community Music Center (CMC) was founded in 1921 with the mission of making music accessible to all people, regardless of their financial means.

New students: You may now start the registration process by filling out the registration form. You can also view available lesson times for the Spring Quarter (March 23 – June 16) here.

  • A salute to the joy of making music

  • Register for Spring Quarter


Last school year, Community Music Center served over 2,300 students of all ages, levels and financial backgrounds in the San Francisco Bay Area. With high quality instructors and affordable music classes of all kinds, CMC believes that:

  • A quality music education doesn’t have to be expensive.
  • Making music together has the power to connect people.
  • Everyone has a song inside. What’s yours?

Join our community through music classes, private lessonsconcerts and events, or by supporting us.

Community Music Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.