To provide students in our region with music education and performance opportunities of the highest quality, and to contribute to the artistic vibrancy of the St. Louis community.
The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) will be known nationally as an exceptional music education institution with a reputation based on the talents and accomplishments of its students and outstanding faculty. A culturally diverse CMS student population represents all ages, abilities, and economic backgrounds drawn by a common love of music, a wide range of high quality programs, and outstanding performance opportunities. The CMS is a true musical community where relationships are developed within a supportive environment of rich musical experiences. Integral to a thriving and accomplished Arts program nurtured by Webster University, the CMS benefits from strong relationships with both academic and professional faculty, insightful community stewardship, growing annual and endowed funding, and access to quality education and performance facilities.
The Community Music School is a private, not-for-profit school for the arts that does not discriminate in admission, education, employment, scholarship or financial aid policies on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, sex, age or handicap.
The Music School is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and is a certified member of the National Guild of Community Schools of the Arts.