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Musicianship and Composition

Musicianship is a cornerstone in the development of young musicians. Our faculty teaches from the ABRSM method which offers up to 8 levels of courses.  Each year students have the option to test out of their current level.  Students that are beyond the curriculum have the option of pursuing composition with our composition faculty.


Fall 2021 marks the introduction of the ABRSM curriculum sequence.  CMS will offer Musicianship 1 in the 2021-2022 academic year.  We will continue to include all levels of the ABRSM curriculum as needed by our students.  All beginning students age 10+ will automatically be enrolled in Musicianship 1.  The fee for this course is packaged with the private lesson and group tuition.

Musicianship 1 will be held on Tuesdays at 5 p.m. and will alternate weekly with studio/group classes.  

Fall 2021 Schedule

Aug 24: Musicianship

Aug 31: Studio/Group

Sep 7: Musicianship

Sep 14: Studio/Group

Sep 21: Musicianship

Sep 28: Studio/Group

Oct 5: Musicianship

Oct 12: Studio/Group

Oct 19: Musicianship

Oct 26: Studio/Group

Nov 2: Musicianship

Nov 9: Studio/Group

Nov 16: Musicianship

Nov 30: Studio/Group

Read more about the ABRSM Curriculum


Students beyond Musicianship 1 that would like to continue developing their theory and musical skills should consider registering for composition lessons.  Composition lesson are taught by our Composer-in-Residence, Noam Faingold.

Read more about Noam.

Tuition: Includes 15 weeks of private composition lessons. 

30 Minutes: $450 per semester

45 Minutes: $675 per semester

60 Minutes: $850 per semester

Please note that all composition lessons will be taught remotely.  


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