Join CSA for Spring Classes & Lessons!

Join CSA for Spring Classes & Lessons!

Registration open today!

Announcing the Gingerbread Champion!

Announcing the Gingerbread Champion!

Congratulations to LITTLE!

Join the Charlotte Children's Choir!

Join the Charlotte Children's Choir!

Now scheduling Auditions for January!

Support accessible arts education!

Support accessible arts education!

Make a gift to CSA.

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CSA offers music classes for children ages 3 through 18 at locations across Charlotte. From Musical Steps to Chamber Ensemble, our music classes nurture creativity in students of all ages.

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At more than ten locations across Charlotte, CSA teaches private lessons in musical instruments and art disciplines to students of all ages. Teaching students from age 4 to adults, our more than 40 faculty members work with students to bring the arts to life.

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With a variety of arts classes for students of all ages, CSA is proud to offer visual art programs, taught by our pool of professional artists. Painting, collage and comic book drawing are just a few of our popular art classes offered at CSA.




December 2016  
3 & 17 Gingerbread House Workshops at Spirit Square.
11 Gingerbread House Workshops at Southminster Retirement Community.
17 Traditional Student Recitals at Booth Playhouse in Founders Hall.
25-31 Winter Break: No lessons or classes December 25 through December 31.
January 2017  
2 Fall semester lessons and classes resume after Winter Break.
14 Fall semester ends: Last day of lessons and classes.
16-20 CSA break between semesters.

First day of spring semester: Lessons begin.

February 2017  
21 Merit Scholarship Recital at Spirit Square.
April 2017  
10-15 Spring Break: No lessons or classes.
17 Spring semester classes and lessons resume after spring break.
22 Traditional Recitals at Spirit Square.
May 2017  
13 We Are the Arts: Rock & Blues Concert at Spirit Square
27-29 Memorial Day Weekend: No lessons or classes.
June 2017  
5 Spring semester ends: Last day of lessons and classes.
6 Summer semester begins.

Welcome to Community School of the Arts

Community School of Arts

Community School of the Arts demonstrates that arts education transforms the human spirit and improves our region’s quality of life. CSA unleashes the creativity of future generations and brings joy, confidence and a sense of accomplishment to its students.

CSA takes pride in actively nurturing Charlotte’s future innovators, leaders and arts enthusiasts.

We hope you and your family can join us for inspiring programs throughout the year.

CSA's Upcoming Events

Monday, January 2, 2017
Last day of lessons and classes: Saturday, January 14, 2017
January 16-20, 2017
Lessons begin: Saturday, January 21, 2017 
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 7pm at Spirit Square 
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."