Instruments Offered

Individual lessons are available for children, teens and adults across a wide range of instruments and genres. Please call (413) 732-8428 to speak with our registration team about scheduling your lesson and choosing your instructor. You may click here for payment information and tuition rates for private instruction.Students may rent instruments, based on availability, for $15/month. Faculty and staff will gladly assist you in making the decision to rent or purchase.Students at CMSS attend and participate in numerous recitals, master classes and community performances throughout the year.

Whether you are beginning your musical journey or advancing your skills, we welcome you to the Community Music School and look forward to being a special part of your musical experience!

Online registration is now available!


  • Banjo
  • Bass Guitar
  • Cello
  • Double Bass
  • Electric Guitar
  • Guitar
  • Harp
  • Ukelele
  • Viola
  • Violin


  • Bassoon
  • Clarinet
  • Flute
  • Oboe
  • Piccolo
  • Saxophone
  • Shakuhachi


  • Baritone Horn/Euphonium
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet
  • Tuba


  • Classical
  • Gospel
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • Pop


  • Drum Set
  • Hand Drums
  • Latin Percussion
  • Symphonic Percussion


  • Blues
  • Broadway
  • Classical
  • Folk
  • Gospel
  • Jazz
  • Opera
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Vocal coaching for public speaking
  • Vocal health coaching
  • Contemporary music history