The faculty of the Community Music School are comprised of some of the most sought-after and experienced instructors in the area. Most teachers have achieved advanced degrees in music and all of them share a love for teaching others the joy of making music. Many of the instructors also teach at the collegiate level at Salem College and other local institutions. They have been involved in numerous recordings, significant educational projects, and performances around the world. Many are members of local, state, and national organizations, which allow them to keep abreast of the newest pedagogies and involve their students in music festivals and competitions.