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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String Ensemble

This is a terrific opportunity for students to participate in their first orchestra and develop their ensemble skills. String Ensembles are also open to string students who are not currently taking private instruction at CCM. Note-reading experience is expected; this will also be developed during the sessions. Students are expected to make a full-year commitment to the ensemble. 

Student ability will determine which Strings Ensemble is right for the student. 

Kid's & Adult Group Classes!

Group classes for kids and adults, try a group guitar class!

World Percussion, guitar, keyboard, ukulele, flute, music theory, chorus, and more--whether you're 4 or 94, we've got a group class for you! Come celebrate your love of music and make some new friends doing it! READ MORE>>

American Roots Group Classes

American Roots

Grab your instrument and join an American Roots Class in Bluegrass, Old-time, and more! Plan to learn this fun genre, connect with others and enjoy making music.

If you play the guitar, mandolin, fiddle, violin, bass, banjo, or Dobro, choose the right class for you or your child.

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Suzuki Training for Violin

Suzuki Instruction

With encouragement, individualized attention, and private and group lessons taught by faculty trained in the Suzuki method, students can learn to play the violin or cello at an early age, as early as 4 years old. 

Rock Lab

Do you want to be a rock and roll star? Or at least play in a band? Then, join our Rock Lab! It's a great way to kick off your weekend.

The Lab will get you matched up with kids of similar age and ability to form a real rock band. You'll rehearse, explore group dynamics, song choices, and soloing. When you're ready, CCM will provide gig opportunities in the community!

Take a Group Class in 2017!

Take a Group Class!

World Percussion, guitar, keyboard, ukulele, flute, music theory, chorus, and more--whether you're 4 or 94, we've got a group class for you! Come celebrate your love of music and make some new friends doing it! Registration for our next semester is open now.  READ MORE

CCM Offers Free Trial Lessons Dec. 5-10

Ela Brandys with flute students

Do you want to learn a new instrument, or take your playing to the next level? CCM is offering an opportunity to explore its many musical options during its “free trial” week. From December 5-10, CCM is offering free introductory lessons for voice and for all instruments. Plan to bring your instrument.

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. Learn more...

Saxophone Master Class & Jazz Concert with Carlos Averhoff, Jr.

Carlos Averhoff, Jr.

On Sunday, November 20, from 1:00 to 3:00 PM, Carlos Averhoff, Jr., will host a Saxophone Master Class & Jazz Concert. A renowned Cuban-born tenor saxophonist and contemporary Afro-Cuban jazz composer, Averhoff will discuss the instrument, both its history and technique, then perform with his jazz quartet. Read more

October is Practice for Pizza Month

We’re cheering you on for the CCM Practice October Challenge!
Make your goals, serenade your parents, family and friends and then be rewarded with everyone’s favorite, pizza! 

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What's New at CCM

Why Study at CCM?

Outstanding Musical Instruction

A Community of Musicians

Exceptional Teachers

A Supportive Environment

Community Partnerships

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Barnes, Gordy, Walsh Trio

Friday night Bluegrass on November 22nd at 7:30 pm! CCM presents the newly formed bi-coastal trio of Danny Barnes on banjo, Grant Gordy on guitar, and Joe K. Walsh on mandolin. With their inquisitive, flexible, and spirited approach, they approach every tune with an open attitude. Join us for some fantstic roots music. LEARN MORE & PURCHASE TICKETS>>

CCM faculty member Gabriela Martina

CCM partners with the Acton-Boxborough Service Unit of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts to offer a the Public Speaking Workshop - an opportunity for Cadette Girl Scouts to complete all the steps of the Public Speaking Badge! Join CCM faculty artist Gabriela Martina and learn what it takes to be an effective public speaker. Build your confidence, use empowering body language, and captivate your audience. ($25 fee) REGISTER TODAY>>

Music for All Ages

Music for all ages

Kids

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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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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Music Matters

Music, like nothing else, can reach into our lives and affect us. Music changes our mood, sharpens our thoughts; it can transport us to places we visited, help us relive memories of special moments in our lives. Enjoy our video!

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