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CMS adult programs are available to individuals of all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. Financial aid may be available to students with need; based on household income.

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Private and Buddy lessons are available at CMS-D for adults and children (ages 9 years and older).  These lessons are scheduled based on the faculty’s schedule availability and will be held on either Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Saturdays. 

The private lessons are one on one; student and instructor.  The Buddy lessons are limited to two (2) students per registration/lesson, which can be a couple, parent and child, two siblings/relatives or two friends.  A minimum of four (4) lessons must be scheduled for both private and Buddy lessons.  All lessons scheduled must be paid in full at the time of registration. 

Financial aid is not available for private or Buddy lessons. 

Note: Online registration is not available for private and Buddy Lessons. Please contact the CMS-D Registrar for more information (313) 578-9716 or cmsd@msu.edu


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