Explore a new instrument or using your voice and get the guidance you need with private lessons.
Online Learning: Even as we are open for in-person learning, we continue to offer online lessons and classes. Online group classes can be found in the youth and adult sections of the group classes & ensembles pages. Chat with a registrar to inquire about taking private online music lessons.
Enrolling for Lessons: Please see our enrollment page for current registration information.
Recommended Ages to Begin:
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We recognize that every student has unique interests, abilities, and potentials. Talk to a registrar if you would like to explore exceptions to our starting age guidelines.
Instrument Rental: CMC offers low-cost instrument rental.
Tuition Assistance and Discounts: Available for all CMC classes and programs. Group class and ensemble tuition is reduced by 50% for those students currently taking private lessons at CMC. Learn more.
Exam Preparation: Some CMC teachers offer exam preparation support. Exams include the Music Teachers Association of CA – Certificate of Merit, Associated Board of Royal Schools of Music (British), American String Teachers Association, Royal Conservatory of Music (Canadian), Entrance Exams for Conservatories, AP Prep, and the Junior Bach Festival.