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Piano instruction at the Community Music School encompasses a variety of approaches and activities. The program accepts students at beginner through advanced skill levels. Beginning students under age 5 are required to attend one semester of early childhood music education or receive an instrumental readiness assessment before beginning piano lessons. Jazz piano is also available.

Buddy Lessons

Buddy Lessons are ideal for busy students, who struggle to fit a lesson into their schedule each week, and are a great way to make music lessons more affordable for families. Buddy Lessons are also wonderful for new students to explore an instrument. The two options for buddy lessons are listed below. If you have any questions, please stop by the office and ask for Katie.


  • Two students, same teacher, same time ($464 total, $232 per student)
  • Two students signed up for eight individual lessons each ($232 per student, each student will have eight lessons—lessons will alternate bi-weekly between students)

Private Lessons

Private lesson times are arranged.

Please contact the office to register. E-mail commusic@msu.edu, or call (517) 355-7661.

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