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 start the registration process for the Summer Quarter (June 23 – August 16 + August 22) by filling out our online form. To view our open lesson times, please click here.

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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.