Music Lessons in Centerbrook, CT

Summer Session 2024

CMS offers a variety of summer music programs for a wide range of ages!  The 2024 Summer Session runs from June 18th through August 17th. We offer private lessons on most instruments, Broadway  Beginner and Broadway Bound 2 week Musical Theater Programs, and ensembles.

There is no registration fee for summer programs and you may take as many or as few private lessons as you want.

Summer Savings apply for 4-packs of lessons* as follows:

30 Minute lesson 4-PACK – Schedule 4 for $164  ($41 per lesson)
45 Minute lesson 4-PACK – Schedule 4 for $244  ($61 per lesson)
60 Minute lesson 4-PACK – Schedule 4 for $320  ($80 per lesson)

Schedule 1-3 lessons and following pricing per lesson applies:

$43 for 30 minutes, $64 for 45 minutes, and $84 for 60 minutes.

*There are NO REFUNDS OR CREDITS for missed lessons and dates may not be rescheduled. 4-PACK Lessons must be scheduled for consecutive summer term weeks, at the same time each week to receive the 4-PACK price.

Classes may be delayed or canceled if sufficient enrollment is not reached. Summer registration is accepted for accounts in good standing (paid in full or enrolled in a payment plan).

A limited number of scholarships are available in the summer on a first-come, first-served basis. You can download the application here.


Summer Broadway Bound

Broadway Bound: July 8-19 (ages 10-17) and two sessions of Broadway Beginners (ages 5-9, half day): July 22-Aug 2 and July 29-Aug 9. These programs  provide great opportunities to develop skills in singing, acting, auditions, and choreography, while providing a full production for friends and family on the last day...  Everything you need to be "Broadway Bound!"


Summer Music Lessons

During our 9-week Summer Session (June – August), most of our instructors continue to teach. You can schedule as many or as few lessons as you’d like during the summer, which is also a great time to try a new instrument without full-semester obligation. The 2024 Summer Session runs from June 18th  through August 17th.  We offer private lessons on most instruments.


Summer Band

July 9-30, 2024 on Tues and Thurs mornings 10-11:30 am. A supportive intergenerational Band for intermediate students, with no auditions required. A variety of band literature levels 2-3 will be rehearsed, with an emphasis on marches, jazz, rock and folk music.



5 weeks on Thursdays 3-4 pm beginning July 11. Focus on the best classic rock from bands such as The Beatles, the Rolling Stones, and more in this weekly ensemble. Chords and melodic material explored along with technique and musicality.

Want to Register or Need More Information?

To enroll in music lessons in Essex, CT call Community Music School at 860-767-0026.