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

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Who Are We?

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. We invite you to learn more about our programs and events. Contact us for more information by emailing us at or call us at 828-262-3029. Join us in making music and get involved! 


"I believe that everyone deserves the opportunity to have access to music instruction and performance opportunities in their community." Dr. Nicole Sonbert, Director