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Welcome to the Jackson Community Music School!

The mission of the Jackson Community Music School is to provide music education of the highest quality to persons of all ages in Jackson and the surrounding communities. We currently offer quality, affordable private instruction on most musical instruments, as well as a wide variety of music classes for all ages and levels. Our students and faculty reach thousands of people each year through public concerts, community events, and school outreach programs, and we also collaborate with many organizations including Ganton retirement facilities, Ella Sharp Museum, Jackson District Library, Jackson YMCA, and Spring Arbor University. Please click About Us to learn more!


“Our son has taken lessons for five years. The instructors are very professional and passionate about teaching these kids…This community music school is a valuable resource…” -A pleased parent


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2017 Summer classes at the CMS!

As we wind down another great year at the CMS, we are busy planning our summer at the CMS and have lots of exciting potential opportunities for musicians looking to...

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Bach’s Lunch, Friday Apr. 14, 12-1pm!

Come join us this Friday on your lunch-hour for a FREE concert given by CMS faculty, students, and guest artists! This series is open to the public and hosted at...

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CMS Spring Break: April 3-7

Hello CMS students and faculty, The CMS will be closed for Spring Break April 3-7, 2017. Normal classes and lessons will not occur this week. As usual, please do not...

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The Jackson Symphony Orchestra has a rich and vibrant history serving the Jackson area since 1949. Our mission is to add value, joy and enrichment to the lives of all Jackson area residents through music. The Jackson Symphony strives to impact the lives of everyone in the community either directly through performances and education programs or indirectly by offering positive programs and arts support in collaboration with community agencies, educators and other arts organizations.