Schedules and Pricing

Fall 2022 Semester

 

CMS is excited to offer both virtual and in-person private lessons, individual and group music therapy sessions, and select classes and ensembles for all ages and abilities.

As we continue to follow the plans and actions of Michigan State University with regards to offering in-person instruction, we ask that all CMS students and families review the required CMS health and safety protocols. Thank you for your help and patience during this transition.

 

5% Discount for current MSU faculty, staff, and students!
Save money on your CMS tuition! To receive the discount, registrations must be made in-person or over the phone at (517) 355-7661. This option is not available through the online registration program.

NOTE: prices listed do not include the $15 registration fee. Learn more.



Private Lessons (for youth and adults) - In-Person and Virtual

As we transition to an in-person learning environment, private lessons will be offered both virtually and in-person. 

Lessons are offered in 30-, 45-, or 60-minute sessions and provided on a weekly basis during the 17-week fall semester, 17-week spring semester, and 10-week summer semester. Lesson durations and pricing are listed below.

30-minute lesson 17-week semester weekly basis $30 per lesson
45-minute lesson 17-week semester weekly basis $44.50 per lesson
60-minute lesson 17-week semester weekly basis $57.50 per lesson

The cost for private lessons includes weekly lessons, occasional group lessons, school-wide recitals, and occasional guest master classes.

Contact CMS at (517) 355-7661 to register for virtual or in-person private lessons.

Apply for financial assistance


 

Children and Youth Programs

Beginning Violin - In-Person

Instructor: Natasha Kubit
Mondays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Ages 6-8 15 weeks $170/sem Register
Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Ages 9-11 15 weeks $170/sem Register
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Children and Youth Choirs 

CMS Singers (students in 2nd - 5th grade) 
Instructor:TBA
Tuesdays 4:45 - 5:30 p.m. 12 weeks per semester $135 Register
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MSU Children's Choir (students in 6th - 9th grade)
Instructor:TBA
Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. 12 weeks per semester $185 Register
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Early Childhood Music Education Programs - In-Person

Early Childhood Music Classes (for ages 0-5)
View full class schedule (in-person classes)
In-Person  10 weeks $173/student Register
Class Dates: 9/12/2022 - 11/19/2022
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Musical Parenting (for parents of children ages 0-5) - Not offered Fall 2022
Day Time 8 weeks $95/family Register
Not offered Fall 2022
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Making Music (ages 5-7)
View full class schedule (in-person classes)
In-Person 10 weeks $173/student Register
Class Dates: 9/15/2022 - 11/17/2022 
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Vocal Village (for ages 5-7)
View full class schedule (in-person classes)
In-Person 10 weeks $173/student Register
Class Dates: 9/12/2022-11/14/2022 
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Group Piano (for Youth) - TBA

Ages 5-6 
Level I Instructor: 
day time 12 weeks $144.25/sem Register
Level II Instructor: 
day time 12 weeks $144.25/sem Register
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Ages 7-9
Level I Instructor: 
day time 12 weeks $144.25/sem Register
Level II Instructor:
day time 12 weeks $144.25/sem Register
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Ages 9-11 
Level I Instructor: 
day time 12 weeks $154.50/sem Register
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Spartan Youth Jazz Program 

Instructor: TBA
Middle School Ensemble 
TBA TBA 12 weeks $125 per student Register
High School Ensemble 
TBA TBA 12 weeks $185 per student Register
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Music Theory and Musicianship

Instructor: Kaylee Bernard
Day Time 12 weeks $155 per student Register
Class dates: TBA
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Suzuki Lessons (Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano)

With the Suzuki program, students typically participate in weekly Suzuki group and private lessons. Private lessons range from 30 to 60 minutes and are scheduled based on the availability of the student and instructor. Group lessons are scheduled by the string/piano Suzuki instructors.

The costs listed below include both the weekly private and group lessons. 

30-minute lesson plus Suzuki group 17 weeks $37/week
45-minute lesson plus Suzuki group 17 weeks $52.50/week
60-minute lesson plus Suzuki group 17 weeks $64.50/week

 

45-minute Suzuki strings group only 17 weeks $123.50/sem
This option is only available for students currently taking private lessons through Suzuki instructors outside CMS

Contact CMS at (517) 355-7661 or stop in the office to register for Suzuki lessons.

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Adult Programs  

Adult Uke - In-Person 

Adult Group Guitar - In-Person


Music Theory and Musicianship

Instructor: Kaylee Bernard
TBA TBA 12 weeks $155 per student Register
Class Dates: TBA
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CMS String Ensemble - In-Person

Instructors: Pat Laurence 
Tuesday 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. 12 weeks $139/sem Register
Class Dates: 10/18, 10/25, 11/1, 11/8, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29, 12/6, 12/ 13, 1/3/23, 1/10/23, 1/17/23
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Group Piano (for Adults) - In-Person

Instructor: Hajin Kim
Level I 
Thursdays 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Fridays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Level II
Thursdays 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Level III 
Saturdays 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
All Levels 12 weeks $154.50/sem Register
Classes Begin week of September 12
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Guitar Ensemble - TBA


Harp Ensemble - Not Offered Fall 2022

Instructor: Chen-Yu Huang
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Musicians' Wellness Offerings - In-Person

Full Body Mapping Course
Instructor: Judy Palac
Wednesdays 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. 11 weeks $50 per CMS/MSU student and CMS personnel
$100 per non-MSU/CMS participants
Register
Classes begin February 6, 2023
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Individual Body Mapping Sessions
Instructor: Judy Palac
Sessions are offered throughout the semester with days and times based on instructor and student availability $54/session
Contact CMS at (517) 355-7661 or visit the office to schedule sessions
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The Alexander Technique, introductory class (ages 16 and up)
In-Person
Instructor: Elinore Morin
TBD TBD TBD

$165/student

Register
Classes will take place at the College of Music building Rm 145
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New Horizons Ensembles - In-Person

New Horizons Adult Beginning Band (meets two days/week)*
Director: Jack Mike
Tuesday & Thursdays 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. 15 weeks $230/student
Classes begin week of 9/12/2022
Registration information listed below
 
New Horizons Adult Beginning Band (meets one day/week)*
Director: Patti Kroth
Mondays 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. 15 weeks $180/student
Classes begin week of 9/12/2022
Registration information listed below
  
New Horizons Adult Jazz Band
Director: Tom Jones
Thursdays 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 15 weeks $180/student
Classes begin week of 9/12/2022
Registration information listed below

New Horizons Adult Beginning Orchestra - strings only
Director: Tom Jones
Wednesdays 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. 15 weeks $180/student
Classes begin week of 9/12/2022
Registration information listed below

*If you participate in one-day adult beginning band, you may choose to participate in rehearsals on Monday evenings or Thursday mornings.

Play in Multiple New Horizons Ensembles!
Pricing is dependent upon the number of rehearsals you are enrolled in each week:

One rehearsal per week $180/person
Two rehearsals per week $230/person
Three or four rehearsals per week $265/person

Contact CMS at (517) 355-7661 or register online for any of the New Horizons ensembles.

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Special Needs (Music Therapy) Programs - In-Person and Virtual

 

Individual Music Therapy 

Varied days and times 30-minute sessions 17 weeks $27.50/session
Sessions may begin at any time throughout the year and held at CMS or via Zoom
Contact CMS at (517) 355-7661 or Cindy Edgerton at edgerto3@msu.edu to register
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Group Music Therapy

Contact Cindy Edgerton at edgerto3@msu.edu for pricing, information, and registration.

 

Summer Camps 2023

 

Eric 'RicStar' Winter In-Person & Virtual Music Therapy Camp

GO WHITE Session (for ages 21+)
TBD 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. In person: $225 per camper
Virtually: $150 per camper
GO GREEN Session (for ages birth-25)
TBD 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Half Day in person: $125 per camper
Full Day in person: $225 per camper
Virtually: $150 per camper

Camp will take place in-person AND online using Zoom - detailed information about using Zoom will be emailed to all campers participating online

For more information, call CMS at (517) 355-7661 or contact Cindy Edgerton at edgerto3@msu.edu

Completed paper registration forms can be returned to CMS:

  • By mail to 4930 S. Hagadorn Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823 with checks made payable to Michigan State University
  • By email to commusic@msu.edu

To pay camp tuition online, please click on this link, click on ‘East Lansing,’ and ‘Eric ‘RicStar’ Winter Music Therapy Camp Payment.’


 

Middle School Band Camp

TBD 9 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. $300 per camper
(includes camp t-shirt and lunch for the week)
TBD
Location: MSU College of Music; Final Performance at MSU Auditorium (campus map)

To pay camp tuition online, please click on this link, click on ‘East Lansing,’ and ‘Middle School Band Camp Payment.’


 

"Time to Shine" Musical Theatre Camp

Campers in grades 8-12*:
TBD 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $395 per camper
(includes camp t-shirt and lunch for the week
Campers in grades 2-8*:
TBD 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. $300 per camper
(includes camp t-shirt and lunch for the week)
*Students going into 8th grade have the option to attend the full two weeks or just the second week of camp.
Location: MSU Community Music School and MSU Auditorium

Completed registration forms and payments can be mailed to CMS or returned in person.


 

Beginning Strings Camp

TBD Monday-Thursday:
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Friday:
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
$155 per camper
(includes camp t-shirt and
DVD of final camp performance)
Location: MSU Community Music School

To pay camp tuition online, please click on this link, click on ‘East Lansing,’ and ‘Beginning Strings Camp Payment.’