The Michigan State University Community Music School was founded in 1993 in East Lansing as the outreach division of the College of Music. CMS began its first semester with 150 students. Today, CMS East Lansing has increased its capacity to provide services to approximately 1,000 students each semester, serving more 2,700 individuals annually.
Originally housed on the MSU campus, the East Lansing CMS moved in 2002 to an off-campus location to increase accessibility. It is now located one mile from campus and shares leased space with the East Lansing Public Schools’ administrative offices.
CMS East Lansing offers:
In fall 2009, a second CMS opened in Detroit’s Cultural Corridor to serve the Southeast Michigan community with a special focus on Detroit residents.
CMS Detroit offers:
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