It's not too late to join CSA for private lessons!

It's not too late to join CSA for private lessons!

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Student Workshops on CMS Teacher Workdays!

Student Workshops on CMS Teacher Workdays!

Join CSA for a Dr. Seuss themed workshop full of art and exploration!

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.




August 2015                                                                  
24           First day of CSA’s fall semester: Lessons and classes begin.

September 2015
7             Labor Day: No lessons or classes.

November 2015
7             Suzuki Solo Celebration at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
21-22      Suzuki Solo Recitals at Covenant Presbyterian Church.
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.

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, November 7, 2015 at Covenant Presbyterian Church
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
 "Transforming lives and inspiring community through outstanding and accessible arts education."