Building community through music since 1983!


“I think this is the best place in Middlesex County to learn and play music!”


Community Music School, a not-for-profit organization with locations in both Essex and East Lyme, CT, is proud to be a top choice for music lessons and much more.  From classical and jazz to rock and blues, from kids to adults, there’s something for everyone.  Discover music’s benefits for early wikitrader childhood development inswarm intelligence review a Kindermusik class, experience the joy of your child’s first recital, join an ensemble, take the lessons you’ve been promising yourself, or experience summer fun at Kate’s Camp or Broadway Bound.

Happenings at Community Music School

Shopping Event at Creations

Shop at Creations Madison on Dec 3 and 15% goes to CMS!


Shop AmazonSmile & Support CMS!

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New Satellite Site in East Lyme!

East Lyme Satellite Building

We opened a satellite studio in East Lyme this summer!


Annual CMS Holiday Concert

Annual Holiday Concert to be held on Sunday, December 11 at 2pm


Fall 2016 Semester Calendar

Important Dates to Remember


The Community Music School, Inc. is a tax-exempt 501(c) (3) organization as recognized by both State and Federal governments. The school admits students and administers its educational and financial aid programs without regard to race, color, religious belief, age, gender, nationality or ethnic origin. The Community Music School is an equal opportunity employer.