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More than 135 faculty teaching styles that include classical, jazz, Latin, pop, funk, R&B, rock, folk, and more on over 30 instruments! CMC offers the largest tuition assistance program of its kind in the country, serving more than 3,000 students with music lessons, classes and other programs.

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A Century of Music for Everyone!

We believe in the power of music to connect people, celebrate cultures and transform lives. Community Music Center (CMC) is a cornerstone San Francisco cultural institution and a vital hub for music education and performance anchored in the Mission District and a branch in the Richmond District. 

Featured Faculty

Ellen Robinson is the founder and director of the Anything Goes Chorus which was founded in 1981 and has been at CMC since 1985. There are two sections of the chorus, Anything Goes I and Anything Goes II. Learn More.

Course Catalog

Featured Video

More Than Music: Changing Lives & Strengthening Communities | CMC Centennial Series

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News

Two new scholarships endowed in honor of longtime supporter Linda Blacketer

Two new scholarships endowed in honor of longtime supporter Linda Blacketer

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Encore! CMC Summer Rewind

Encore! CMC Summer Rewind

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Press

100-Year-Old SF Community Music Center Breaks Ground on New Building

100-Year-Old SF Community Music Center Breaks Ground on New Building

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Community Music Center celebrates 100 years with a concert on steroids

Community Music Center celebrates 100 years with a concert on steroids

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