Contact Info

          Music and Theatre
          Alexander Music Center
          110 Kiltie Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2555

          Patrick Jones
          Department Chair
          Office:  Alexander Music Center, Room 120
          Phone: (814) 732-2503
          Email: prjones@edinboro.edu

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          Community Music School


          The Community Music School is dedicated to teaching people of all ages how to read, play and appreciate music. Lessons are available every semester and are a great way to begin or enhance your musical expertise.

          The Department of Music and Theatre at Edinboro University offers members of the Edinboro, Erie, Meadville and surrounding communities private instruction on various musical instruments and voice. If you or your child is interested in beginning or continuing music instruction, please consider the Community Music School as an option. Our professors and instructors look forward to working with you as you begin or continue your life-long association with music.

          To register for lessons or for more information, please contact Professor LeAnne Wistrom, Executive Director, at (814) 732-1357 or lwistrom@edinboro.edu.

          CMS Fall Session 2016 – September 10 through December 9

          The Community Music School offers music instruction throughout the year. Among the offerings: 

          INTRODUCTION to SUZUKI VIOLIN for CHILDREN, ages 5+, taught by Maria Lyon, who has extensive Suzuki training and experience. 

          SUZUKI VIOLIN and THEORY GROUP CLASS (at Porreco) for current or previously enrolled Suzuki violin students.

          PRIVATE LESSONS for CHILDREN or ADULTS, ages 5 through adult. Available in piano, voice, guitar, mandolin, banjo, strings (viola, violin, cello), percussion, woodwinds and brass. Select the size of your lesson package and start date to plan around vacations and travel. Some offerings are specific to location at Porreco or Edinboro campus.

          Recitals for CMS students take place in Alexander Recital Hall and are held at the end of each semester.

          Download a .pdf version of the fall 2016 brochure.

          The EU Community Music School is a fully accredited member of NASM - North American Schools of Music.