School: 315 E. College St., Oberlin, OH 44074
Office: 39 W. College St. #217, Oberlin, OH 44074


Photo credit: John Seyfried

Mission Statement

The Community Music School (CMS) of the Oberlin Conservatory seeks to provide students with an exceptional educational and artistic experience while fostering a lifelong appreciation and commitment to excellence in music. The function of the CMS is to promote the broader missions of the Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College: the performance, creation, and study of music at the highest level. Oberlin is committed to helping students who need assistance to participate in our programs through tuition reduction.

Voted "Best Music Instruction" by Lorain County's Pulse Magazine

Community Music School

The Oberlin Community Music School is grateful for the generous support from Nord Family Foundation, Community Foundation of Lorain County and Kulas Foundation.

Fall Semester begins August 21

NEW to CMS? Students interested in lessons: complete an inquiry form today! 
Returning students: complete your registration form for the 2017-18 session
Want to apply for scholarship? Visit our scholarship application page for more details.

Fall semester invoices will be mailed mid-September
Fall semester payment deadlines: October 10, November 10, December 10, January 10

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