Salem College Community Music School (CMS) is a welcoming place to study and perform music on your favorite instrument.

The Salem College Community Music School Currently Offers:

Guitar & Ukulele
Violin, Viola, & Cello
Clarinet & Recorder
Oboe & English Horn

Our excellent facilities provide:

Practice Rooms for lesson preparation, sound-proof Teaching Studios, and a beautiful Recital Hall.

CMS Recitals

Student Recitals present abundant opportunities to share the music you love with family and friends and to gain valuable performance experience.

Community Music School Instructors

And our highly-qualified, professional instructors will fully support you at each stage of musical development - beginner to advanced.

Please join us today!

Use the Contact Us! page for more information.

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Call Jesse MacKenzie, Coordinator: (336) 602- 7449


CMS Mission Statement

The Salem College Community Music School offers excellence in music education designed to provide students of diverse ages and backgrounds with knowledge and skills to realize their musical goals and dreams.

History and Reputation

Originally known as the Preparatory Division of the Salem College Music Department, the Community Music School has offered hundreds of students the opportunity to study with highly-qualified, professional musicians for over 50 years. We strive to continue this tradition, with 85% of our faculty holding advanced degrees. The legacy of musical artistry, educational excellence, and personal development built here at Salem continues to support students today.

Student Accomplishments

Many of our students have received recognition, awards, and other honors. Select students have received scholarships to colleges, universities and summer music programs. Some have chosen to pursue advanced degrees and training in music and have become professional musicians or music educators.

Let the Music Begin!

Use the Contact Us! page for more information.

- Or -

Call Jesse MacKenzie, Coordinator: (336) 602- 7449