JSO Community Music School

Welcome to the Jackson Community Music School!

The Jackson Community Music School offers quality, affordable private instruction in all instrument groups, as well as a wide variety of music classes for all ages and levels. We have many types of scholarships available, generous financial aid packages, instrument loan programs, and flexible monthly payment plans. Click About Us for more information!

215 W Michigan Avenue, Jackson MI, 49201

(517) 782-3221, Ext. 118


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The Jackson Community Music School has been recognized by the National Guild for Community Arts Education for exemplary teaching and outreach!

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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 Orchestra strives to impact the lives of everyone in its community directly through performances and outreach programs, and indirectly by supporting positive education programs in collaboration with community agencies, educators, and other arts organizations.