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Video: Recognition Dinner Celebrates Donors to Webster, CMS

November 15, 2017

Webster University recognized its loyal supporters at the Donor Recognition Dinner on Nov. 9 in the Starlight Room at the Chase Park Plaza. Highlights of the event included honoring Arden and Harry Fisher with the 2107 Visionary Award for their dedication to the Community Music School, inspiring hundreds of young musicians.

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Now Enrolling Students for Spring Kindermusik and Music For Little Mozarts

November 15, 2017

Open enrollment for Community Music School of Webster University’s Kindermusik® and Music for Little Mozarts (keyboard) Spring classes will begin on Monday, Dec. 4. Classes are available in four convenient locations in Chesterfield, Webster Groves and University City and are open to children from newborn to six year olds and their caregivers.

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Enroll by Aug. 10 for a discount, or try a free Demo Day Aug. 12-19.

CMS Fall Kindermusik, Little Mozarts Enrollment Now Open

July 10, 2017

Enrollment for fall Kindermusik and Music for Little Mozarts (keyboard) classes is now open at the Community Music School of Webster University, with five St. Louis-area locations. These activities are carefully and creatively designed to enhance children's cognitive, language, physical, creative, and social-emotional development. Plus, they help foster a lifelong love of and appreciation for the music itself.

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Community Music School Student Joins Muny Orchestra

June 06, 2017

Community Music School student and recent graduate of Ladue High School, Nathan Hsu, has been offered a cello section position with The MUNY Orchestra for the summer 2017 season. Nathan started with CMS in the Suzuki program with Mary Lou Gotman and continued his cello studies with CMS faculty member, Catherine Lehr.

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Camps filling quickly. Sign your little one up today.

Summer Camps for Kids and Teens at Community Music School

May 04, 2017

Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) summer camps are filling up quickly and the application deadline is fast-approaching on May 15. These high-quality, educational and fun music summer camps are available to children and students ages 6 months through high school and take place in the Community Music School Center (CMS Center) on the campus of Webster University at 535 Garden Avenue in Webster Groves, 63119. 

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CMS orchestras and ensembles provide opportunities to participate in multiple performance programs

Band, String Students Encouraged to Apply for Community Music School Orchestras, Ensembles

April 24, 2017

Band and string students ages 7 years through high school are encouraged to apply and audition for the Community Music School (CMS) of Webster University's orchestras or ensembles including String Ensemble, String Orchestra, Young People's Concert Orchestra, Young People's Symphonic Orchestra, Music Today!, Preparatory Program (chamber music), and Percussion Ensemble.

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The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) has offered outstanding music education and performance opportunities to students of all ages and abilities in the St. Louis area and beyond since its founding in 1925.

Community Music School Awarded NEA Grant for Preparatory Program

February 06, 2017

The National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) has awarded a grant of $15,000 to The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) in support of its Preparatory Program for outstanding young music students. Grant funds will help cover the costs of Prep activities in 2017 including coaching, master classes and events that showcase the skills of our young chamber music performers.

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CMS Spring New Student Registration Jan. 7-12

December 15, 2016

The Community Music School of Webster University offers one-on-one instruction on all instruments of the band and orchestra, piano, guitar, harp, and voice, at three St. Louis locations. Students of all ages and ability levels can be matched with one of the 100 master music teachers during Spring New Student Registration Jan. 7-12, for the semester running Jan. 17-June 5.

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