Inquire about Private Lessons

Inquire about Private Lessons

for upcoming fall semester

Fall Programs Open for Enrollment

Fall Programs Open for Enrollment

Join CSA for art and music classes, workshops, and more

Charlotte Children's Choir Auditions

Charlotte Children's Choir Auditions

Request an audition online for the 2015-2016 season!

Transforming lives and inspiring community

Transforming lives and inspiring community

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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.


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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.
February 2015
24         Merit Scholarship Recital at Spirit Square.
March 2015
1           Suzuki Chamber Concert at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
14         Merit Scholarship Auditions at Spirit Square.
April 2015
6-11      Spring Break: No classes or lessons.
13         Spring semester classes and lessons resume after spring break.
May 2015
2           Suzuki Spring Recitals at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
4           Suzuki Graduation Recitals at Christ Church.
16         Spring Traditional Recitals at Spirit Square.
23-25    Memoral Day Wekeend: No classes or lessons.
June 2015
6           Rock and Blues Concert in the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square.
8           Spring semester ends: Last day of classes and lessons.
9           Summer semester begins: First day of lessons.

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

Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Monday, August 24, 2015


 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."