Online Registration is Open!


Individual Instruction

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. Faculty and staff will gladly assist you in making the decision to rent or purchase your musical instrument. 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!


  • 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
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2019-2020 Registration is open!

You are now able to register for private lessons and classes, manage your account with CMSS, and more. It is our hope that this new process will ease the process of registration, payment, and billing for you and all the members of our community.

Register Online Today!

If you would like to take advantage of our early bird discount which waives the 2019-2020 registration fee of $50, you must re-register online with the new ASAP system before May 20th. Creating an account with ASAP in April will also earn families 5 entries in our “Share the Love of CMSS” raffle for a chance to win a free year of lessons!

We are committed to helping families through this transition to an online-based registration system. If you would like to use one of our computers or would like one of our registration team members to assist you in re-registering for fall 2019, please feel free to call us or visit CMSS at your convenience Monday-Thursday 8am-8pm, or Friday 8am-7pm.