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Welcome!

We’re so glad you’re interested in lessons, classes, or ensembles at our Community Music School. 

There are four types of programming at CMCB’s Community Music School:

  • Private Lessons (and 1:1 Music Therapy) – for students age 5 through adult
  • Ensembles & Classes – open to all, at various levels
  • Early Childhood Classes – Small group classes for students age 4-7
  • Elementary Classes – Small group classes for students age 7-12

Summer Lessons

For all students: We are currently enrolling for private lessons for our 5 week summer term. Lessons run from June 25th to July 25th, weekly on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. To learn more, visit our Registration Page

Instruments Offered for summer private lessons include: Double Bass, Drums, Dulcimer, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Percussion, Piano, Recorder, Tin Whistle, Ukulele, Violin, Viola

Pre-Registration

For eligible returning students and families: 2024-25 Pre-Registration is now open! Eligible families should be receiving a letter the week of June 3rd. Please log in to your existing ASAP account to save your spot for next year and renew your lesson and ensemble registration (or sign up for something new!). Read on below for more information. Registration will open to the general public on June 18, so re-enroll today! All inquiries will be processed in the order received. The pre-registration window closes on July 2.

To browse the available classes, use the search and filter options below.

General Registration

For new families: Registration for 2024-25 lessons and classes will open on June 18! 

For more information on tuition and fees as well as available discounts and financial aid, please visit our Tuition & Fees page. Questions about registering for summer private lessons? Email April Medina (amedina@cmcb.org) and Michelle Hong (mhong@cmcb.org). Para preguntas en español contáctese con April Medina (amedina@cmcb.org). 如果需要中文服務,請聯繫Michelle Hong (mhong@cmcb.org). Or, call 617-482-7494.

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Program Category
  • Community Music School
  • Early Childhood - Elementary
  • Music Therapy
  • Summer Programs

Beginning Drums

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Beginning Folk Harp

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Beginning Guitar

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Beginning Piano

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Beginning Strings

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Beginning Ukulele

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Beginning Voice

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Chamber Music

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Chamber Orchestra

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Country/Jazz Guitar

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Intensive Study Project (ISP)

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Intermediate String Ensemble

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Music Theory

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Music Therapy

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Musical Theatre Performance

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Percussion Fundamentals

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Piano Seminar

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Pop/Rock Guitar & Accompaniment

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Private Lessons

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String Seminar

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