Admission / Registration / Policies


Admission to the CMP is open to everyone. Students of any age or ability may register for classes or lessons.


CMP Registration Form



Enrollment Schedule

  • Registration is open at any time of year.
  • Lessons are scheduled at a time that is convenient for the student and instructor at the University of Louisville main campus.
  • Weekly lessons are typically scheduled, but students may elect to take lessons less frequently after consultation with the instructor.
  • 16 instructional weeks are held during the Fall session (late August to mid December).
  • 16 instructional weeks are held during each the Spring session (early January to mid May).
  • 12 instructional weeks are held during the Summer session (late May to early August).

Students may register at anytime online, by mail or in person at the UofL School of Music. Students must complete and return the registration and liability waiver forms along with payment.

New Student Registration

Admission to the CMP is open to everyone. Students of any age or ability may register for classes or lessons. Tuition payment must be completed at this time. Payment plans are available.

Teachers will not be allowed to begin lessons until payment has been received.





Full payment or a payment plan must be established at the beginning of each session. Instruction does not begin until initial payment is received. Payment may be made by check, money order, Visa, or MasterCard to the University of Louisville School of Music Community Music Program, Louisville, KY 40292. There will be a $20.00 late fee for payments received after the due date, and a $30.00 fee on all returned checks.



Tuition is only refunded because of illness or injury documented by a written statement from a physician. All refund requests must be made in writing and must be approved by the director. There is no refund of missed group classes.


Changing Instructors

Students wishing to change instructors may do so after gaining the approval of the CMP Director and the private instructor.


Missed Lessons/Classes

Notification by the student of inability to attend a private lesson does not excuse payment for the lesson, which must be paid for whether taken or missed. At the teacher's discretion, unavoidable absences will be made up when possible. There is no refund for missed group classes. If a teacher must cancel a class, that class will be made up. There is a week at the end of each session devoted to make-up lessons.


School Closing Due To Weather

All classes and private lessons in the Community Music Program shall be canceled for a day or the remainder of a day at the moment of public notification when either the Jefferson County Schools, Oldham County Schools or the University of Louisville closes due to prevailing hazardous weather conditions. If there are exceptions, students will be contacted by their private teachers. Since neither the student nor the teacher is accountable for such conditions, teachers shall be responsible for rescheduling no more then two (2) private and one (1) class lesson missed as a result of weather related circumstances.


Safety Policy

For the safety of all of our students, we ask that you escort your child directly to their class/lesson. Then pick them up promptly at the end of the class/lesson. Please do not allow children to wander unsupervised through the building. It is not the responsibility of the faculty or the staff to supervise children outside of their class/lesson time.


Mailing Address

University of Louisville
School of Music
Community Music Program 
Louisville, KY 40292
(502) 852-1859