Educating future musicians since 1925
The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) continues the vision of its founders, Edna Lieber and Alice Gerdine, offering outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis region.
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In 1925 Edna Lieber, a St. Louis piano teacher, founded the Community Music School, with a faculty consisting of members from the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra.
Mission & Values
To provide students in our region with music education and performance opportunities of the highest quality, and to contribute to the artistic vibrancy of the St. Louis community.