New summer music classes for all ages and levels

CMC is rolling out new offerings just in time for summer. Learn a new instrument or sharpen your musical skills. All ages and levels can enjoy fun and affordable classes taught by excellent CMC faculty.


Community Music Center Kids Drums and SongsAfro-Caribbean Drumming and Singing for Kids with Hector Lugo (New this summer)
Day/Time/Location: Wednesdays, 4:00 – 5:30pm, Mission Branch

Kids play drums and sing lively music from Afro-Caribbean traditions exploring rhythm and melody in a group. In this hands-on class, kids play hand drums, maracas, bells and other percussion instruments to learn a sense of rhythm. Kids also sing songs from diverse Afro-Caribbean cultures, helping kids to learn melody, dynamics, and listening.

More group music classes for kids


Community Music Center JazzSaxophone Workshop with Charlie Gurke (New this summer)
Day/Time/Location: Tuesdays, 5 – 6:30pm, Mission Branch
This four week series will focus on different aspects of the saxophone, including tone production (air, embouchure, articulation), equipment (reeds, mouthpieces, horns), technique (scales, patterns, fingers). Each class will be very hands-on, with opportunities to play and try out these different concepts.


More group music classes for adults.


Community Music Center Music theory

Summer Theory and Composition Classes with Jono Kornfeld (Summer only)
Day/Location: Thursdays, Mission Branch
Composition Workshop: 6:15 – 7:05pm
Introduction to Jazz Theory: 7:05 – 7:55pm
Rock Music of the ’60s and ’70s: 7:55 – 8:45pm


Learn more about enrollment on the CMC enrollment page.