Support CSA on Giving Tuesday!

Support CSA on Giving Tuesday!

December 1, 2015

Register for our Gingerbread Family Workshops!

Register for our Gingerbread Family Workshops!

December 5th and 12th

Make a gift today!

Make a gift today!

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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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Fall 2015 Academic Calendar & Teaching Dates - for private lessons and group classes
Spring 2016 Academic Calendar & Teaching Dates - for private lessons and group classes
November 2015  
23 Thanksgiving Holiday: No group classes. Private lessons occur as normally scheduled.
24-28 Thanksgiving Holiday: No group classes or private lessons.
December 2015  
5 & 12 Gingerbread House Workshops at Spirit Square.
12 Traditional Student Recitals at Spirit Square.
20 Winter Break:  No lessons or classes December 20 through January 2.
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  
2 Merit Scholarship Auditions at Spirit Square.
4 Spring semester classes and lessons resume after spring break.
24 Suzuki Chamber Concert.
30 Traditional Recitals, Charlotte Children’s Choir Concert and Art Exhibition at Spirit Square.
May 2016  
14 Suzuki Spring Recitals.
28-30 Memorial Day Weekend: No lessons or classes.
June 2016  
4 Rock and Blues Concert in the McGlohon Theater at Spirit Square.
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

November 21, 2015 at Park Road Baptist Church
No group classes on Monday, November 23, 2015 (lessons are held)
No group classes or lessons from Tuesday, November 24 to Saturday, November 28, 2015
Saturday, December 12, 2015 at Spirit Square
No group classes or lessons from Monday, December 20, 2015 to Saturday, January 2, 2016
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."