Community Music School at Appalachian State University (APP STATE-CMS)

Community Music School

Welcome to the Community Music School at Appalachian State University! We offer group programs, ensembles, and private lessons for all ages. Tuition assistance options are available for our lessons and classes.

Registration is now open for all Spring programs! To enroll, visit your desired program's page and register. ASO begins January 16, App Chorale begins January 22, private lessons may begin as soon as January 22, and our other group programs begin the week of January 29. See each program's page for specific dates and registration links. 

Explore Our Programs!



Group Programs and Private Lessons



Private Lessons

Programs We Offer

Programs at App State's Broyhill Music Center

Private Lessons (also available online)

Group Programs

Hayes School of Music ensembles open to the community

Who We Are

The Community Music School is a non-profit organization that proudly serves Boone and the surrounding communities by making the musical arts accessible for people of all ages and backgrounds. We offer private music lessons, classes, ensembles, and community events.  Connect with us at or call us at 828-262-6629. Join us in making music and get involved! 

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