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 Individual Music Lessons

Group Music Classes & Ensembles for Kids

Group Music Classes & Ensembles for Adults


If you live in Champaign, Urbana, or elsewhere in East Central Illinois and are looking for a Community Music School, the Community Center for the Arts may be just what you’re looking for. Here is just some of what we offer:

Lessons / Classes: 

Accordion Lessons / Accordion Classes
Acoustic Guitar Lessons / Acoustic Guitar Classes
Banjo Lessons / Banjo Classes
Bass Guitar Lessons / Bass Guitar Classes
Cello Lessons / Cello Classes
Early Childhood Music Classes
Electric Guitar Lessons / Electric Guitar Classes
Fiddle Lessons / Fiddle Classes
Group Guitar Class
Harmonica Lessons / Harmonica Classes
Mandolin Lessons / Mandolin Classes
Music Instruction / Music Classes
Music Reading Classes
Music Theory Classes
Piano Lessons / Piano Classes
Recorder Lessons / Recorder Classes
String Bass Lessons / String Bass Classes
Ukulele Lessons / Ukulele Classes
Viola Lessons / Viola Classes
Violin Lessons / Violin Classes

Musical Groups and Ensembles:

Accordion Club
Cello Choir
Blues Band
Bow-Dacious String Band
Cretaceous Band
Jazz Combo
Rock Band
U-CHUG (Urbana-Champaign Harmonica Users’ Group)


Summer Music Camps and Theater/Art Camps: 

Blues Camp
Circus Camp
Orchestra Camp
Puppet Camp
Rock Camp
String Camp
Bow-Dacious Camp

Click here for an overview