American Roots

Grab your string instrument and join an American Roots class in Bluegrass, Old-Time and more.  

Guitar, mandolin, fiddle/violin, bass, banjo, and Dobro are welcome!

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Private Lessons

Whatever your age, interest, or experience, we'll match you with an instructor who is just right for you.

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Group Classes

Learn together in a fun, rewarding setting.

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Group Adventures in American Roots Guitar & Mandolin

Group Adventures in American Roots Guitar & Mandolin

Many of us are craving opportunities to make music socially in a welcoming, accessible, community setting. Such is the motivation behind our combined, mandolin-and-guitar group class, designed for advanced beginners through intermediate-level players. Learn more>>

Ukulele Fever Leads to the Uke Club

Ukulele!

CCM has enjoyed a growing interest in ukulele lessons in recent years, to the degree that we’ve expanded our offerings: Beginning students can start strumming straight away in the Ukulele Crash Course, then graduate on to more intermediate skills in the Ukulele Club, both taught by Phil Sargent. 

Spring Group Registration is Open!

Spring Group Classes begin Tuesday, January 16th!  Whether you are interested in an instrument class, the Concord Youth Chorus Project, or a beginner banjo, guitar/mandolin or bluegrass class, CCM has an exciting and dynamic class experience for everyone.

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CCM Presents Chamber Music

CCM Presents Chamber Music

On Friday, November 17th at 7 pm, CCM presents Chamber Music performed by the Piano Trio featuring the faculty members violinist Angel Valchinov, and cellist Hyun-Ji Kwon, and with guest musician Keun Young Sun on piano. Purchase tickets>> 

May 20th All School Concert at 1 pm

CCM All School Concert

Saturday, May 20th at 1:00 pm, CCM goes to the movies--After working away on their own in private lessons all year, CCM students will have the chance to share the stage with their peers and perform in ensembles large and small at the All School Concert on May 20th. Our theme this year is timeless and classic music from memorable movies!

Fall Registration is Open

Get in touch to meet an instructor and register for fall private lessons at CCM.

Choose the right private lesson! Whether you’re a child or an adult, individual instruction is the most effective way to make significant progress in musical skills. Private lessons are offered from beginning to advanced levels in piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, voice, flute, saxophone, clarinet, percussion, trumpet, jazz improvisation, and composition.

Jazz by CCM

Jazz by CCM

Friday, April 6th at 7:00 pm

To kick off National Jazz Appreciation Month, join the talented CCM jazz faculty as they perform in tribute to the heritage of jazz music as an original American art form.

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An Old-time and Americana Fiddling Workshop

An Old-time and Americana Fiddling Workshop

Saturday, March 25th from 1:00 - 3:00 pm

Join us on Saturday, March 25th from 1:00 pm until 3:00 pm, for a fun and lively workshop on Old-Time & Americana Fiddling. Grab your instrument and learn Old-Time and Americana Fiddling Songs that you can play with your friends.  Learn more...

How Do You Listen To Music?

CCM Concert & Lecture Series

Friday, March 10, 7 PM

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Join CCM faculty Keith Kirchoff and the CCM piano faculty member, Yelena Beriyeva when they perform works by Liszt, Copland, Satie, and Bolcom.  Learn more...

Why Study at CCM?

Why Study at CCM?

Outstanding Musical Instruction

A Community of Musicians

Exceptional Teachers

A Supportive Environment

Community Partnerships

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Why Study at CCM?

Outstanding Musical Instruction

A Community of Musicians

Exceptional Teachers

A Supportive Environment

Community Partnerships

LEARN MORE>>

Summer Workshops

Summer Workshops to elevate your playing!

This summer CCM is offering a variety of workshops for both kids and adults. See workshop details and register online. Space is limited.>>

Learn to play and sing country and bluegrass songs by ear, just like in the old days.

Join the fun on Thursdays from 8 - 9:30 pm for the drop-in weekly Bluegrass Jam. CCM students who are registered for any CCM American Roots offerings can join the jam for free. The fee is $15 per session for non-CCM American Roots students and for others from our community who want to join in on the fun. LEARN MORE>>

Music for All Ages

Music for all ages

Under 7

CCM is the best place to sow the seed for lifelong interest. Our teachers know how to strike just the right chord between creating fun, playful learning and teaching solid musical concepts. Children as young as 4 years old and up explore the world of music in an age-appropriate and engaging environment. Even at these younger ages, students are given the fundamentals for their future study and enjoyment of music.

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8-12

CCM’s experienced faculty help school age kids discover the joy of playing music so they’re motivated to learn. We understand the competing demands on your child’s time from sports and other activities. That’s why we offer a range of musical offerings to captivate your school-age child.

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Teens

CCM’s offerings for teens tap into their growing maturity and provide an exciting outlet to express themselves through music. Whether your teen is a first-time musician or conservatory bound, our teaching artists are exceptional at meeting the unique needs of this age group.

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Adults

Early and Always. Music instruction can start with young children and continue to welcome learners into their 90s. At any age and ability level, there's something for everyone. CCM’s faculty is experienced in teaching adult learners, and prides itself on its growing number of adult students and the offerings for the senior population.

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Tune of the Week

CCM presents a weekly tune for you to enjoy. Please visit our Facebook page to listen to these amazing, inspiring and entertaining musical pieces.



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