Music Programs at the Community Music School | Webster University

Music Programs


Individual Music Lessons

Piano Lessons at Strauss Center

30, 45, 60 minute individual music lessons are available for all ages and levels of abilities at one of our convenient locations.  The goals and needs of students are considered individually when placed with instructors.  Currently only online instruction is available.



Kindermusik® and Young Years Music Classes 

Kindermusik & Young Years Music Class

Our Kindermusik and Young Years Music Program is an early childhood music, movement and early keyboard program based on the beliefs that every child is musical, every parent is the child's most important teacher, and the home is the most important place from which learning can take root and grow. 

Suzuki Strings 

Suzuki Strings

Through Suzuki strings method young children learn to play the violin and cello the same way they learn to speak — by listening, imitating and repeating sounds.


Orchestras and Ensembles 

CMS orchestra students

Orchestras and ensembles are intended to enhance students' skills beyond individual performance, support school music programs, and provide a high quality ensemble experience.



Preparatory Program

 Preparatory Program Quartet wins silver at Fischoff

The Preparatory Program is a very advanced program centered on chamber music designed to augment the music study of exceptionally talented string, woodwind, brass, and piano students who anticipate pursuing a career in music.




Summer Opportunities 

Fun at Band Camp

We offer a variety of summer music camps. With Kindermusik® Summer Music Online, Virtual Flute Camp, Virtual Band Camp and Virtual Summer Composition Intensive, there's something for everyone!





Young Composers Competition 

Young Composer Competition Winners, Guest Composer & Arden and Harry Fisher

The Young Composers Competition recognizes and encourages students ages 12-21 involved in writing their own music.

Sponsored by Arden and Harry Fisher.