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Summer Camp Registration is Open Online!

Summer Camp Registration is Open Online!

Join us for a creative week of camp this year!

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CSA offers music classes for children ages 2 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. Pottery, painting, collage and comic book drawing are just a few of our popular art classes offered at CSA.




Spring 2016 Academic Calendar & Teaching Dates - for private lessons and group classes
Spring 2016 Suzuki Program Calendar - a supplemental calendar for students taking private Suzuki lessons
January 2016  
4 Fall semester lessons and classes resume after Winter Break.
16 Fall semester ends: Last day of lessons and classes.
18-22 CSA break between semesters.
23 First day of spring semester: Lessons and classes begin.
February 2016  
23 Merit Scholarship Recital at Spirit Square.
March 2016  
28-April 2 Spring Break: No lessons or classes.
April 2016  
4 Spring semester classes and lessons resume after spring break.
16 Merit Scholarship Auditions at Spirit Square.    **new date
24 Suzuki Chamber Concert at Covenant Presbyterian Church at 4pm.
30 Traditional Recitals, Charlotte Children’s Choir Concert and Art Exhibition at Spirit Square.
May 2016  
14 Suzuki Spring Recitals at Covenant Presbyterian Church (all day).
28-30 Memorial Day Weekend: No lessons or classes.
June 2016  
4 Rock and Blues Concert in the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square (switched location from Common Market).
6 Suzuki Graduation Recitals at Christ Church.
6 Spring semester ends: Last day of lessons and classes.
7 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

No lessons or classes May 28-30
Saturday, June 4 at 11am in the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square
Sunday, June 5 at 3pm in the McGlohon Theatre at Spirit Square
Last day of spring lessons and classes on Monday, June 6
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."