Financial Aid

CMS-D offers financial aid for all youth classes and some adult classes (ensembles only) based on demonstrated need. The formula used to calculate tuition assistance is based on a family's annual household income and family size.

Applicants must complete a financial aid form and provide proof of annual income such as a 1040 tax return from the most recent fiscal year, or documents indicating household funds such as a Social Security, Medicaid or other public assistance statement. Families will be given the opportunity to provide information about extenuating circumstances. Students must re-apply for financial aid once each year.

Applications will not be processed until all paperwork and a $20 per-student registration fee is received. There is no fee if you are already registered. 

Please do not send confidential information by email.  Documents also can be mailed to Community Music School-Detroit, 3408 Woodward, Detroit, MI, 48201

Financial aid is made possible through ongoing fundraising efforts and proceeds from special events.

CMS-Detroit Financial Aid Application 2020-21