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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.





August 2016



Fall semester lessons begin.



September 2016


5 Labor Day: No lessons or classes.
October 2016



Suzuki Solo Celebration.

November 2016  
12 Suzuki Solo Recitals.
22 Thanksgiving Holiday: No private lessons.  Group classes occur as normally scheduled.
23-26 Thanksgiving Holiday: No group classes or private lessons.
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 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.
16-21 CSA break between semesters.
23 First day of spring semester: 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

Saturday, October 22, 9:00am - 1:30pm @ Covenant Presbyterian Church
Saturday, November 12th @ Covenant Presbyterian Church
November 22: No private lessons, group classes occur as normally scheduled.   November 23-26: No group classes or private lessons.
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."