Transforming lives and inspiring community

Transforming lives and inspiring community

News and Calendars

News and Calendars

Information for current families

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CSA offers music classes for children ages 2 through 18 at locations across Charlotte. From Musical Steps to Saxophone 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. Pottery, painting, collage and comic book drawing are just a few of our popular art classes offered at CSA.




August 2014
25        First day of CSA fall semester:  Private music lessons begin.
September 2014
1          Labor Day:  No classes or lessons.  Administrative offices closed.
November 2014                                                                                    
24         Thanksgiving Holiday: No group classes. Private lessons occur as normally scheduled.
25-29    Thanksgiving Holiday:  No group classes or private lessons.
December 2014
6, 13      Gingerbread House Family Workshops (Knight Gallery, Spirit Square)
6           Winter Traditional Student Recitals (McGlohon Theater, Spirit Square)
22          Winter break begins: No classes or lessons Dec. 22 through Jan. 3.
January 2015
1           New Year’s Day:  No classes or lessons.      
5           Fall semester lessons resume after winter break.
17         Fall semester ends:  Last day of lessons.
19-23    CSA break between semesters.  No lessons except make-ups scheduled specifically by instructors.
24         First day of spring semester:  Classes and private music lessons begin.

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

Christ Church, November 8, 2014
Covenant Presbyterian Church, November 22, 2014
No group classes on November 24, 2014
No group classes or private lessons November 25-29, 2014
Spirit Square, December 6, 2014
No lessons or classes December 22, 2014 through January 3, 2015
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."