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Athens Community Music School

Founded in 1979, the Athens Community Music School (ACMS) is truly community-wide in mission and in scope as it is the principal source of organized and qualified music instruction in southeast Ohio and portions of West Virginia. We offer individual private lessons in piano, woodwind, brass, percussion, and stringed instruments as well as voice. We also offer group instruction in a variety of areas based on factors including availability of qualified instructors, sequence of instruction, and interest of participants.

Fall Registration is now open! 

PRICING AND REGISTRATION

Fall Registration will be available through September 14th.  

Contact the ACMS office at acms@ohio.edu
or 740-593-4241 for more information.

Programs We Offer

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    Private Instruction


    • Brass
    • Guitar
    • Percussion
    • Piano
    • Strings
    • Voice
    • Woodwinds
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    Group Classes


    • KidSing!  
    • Piano Safari Friends 
    • Piano Safari Class 
    • Sonic Yoga for Kids 
    • Yoga for Singers + Musicians 
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    Ensembles


    • ​Athens Youth Chorus
    • Athens Community Jazz Ensemble
    • Cadet Strings
    • Camerata Strings
    • Campus Orchestra
    • Choral Union
    • Piano Ensemble Project (not available fall '22)

How to Register

To register for lessons, classes, and ensembles you must complete the ACMS Registration Form online and submit payment (online or by check). Upon receiving the completed form and payment, we will send you an email confirmation with instructor contact information.

Need-based financial assistance is available.

Registration and Pricing Details