Community Music Program (CMP)

Community Music Program lessons, rehearsals, events, etc. will not take place in person. Following U of L guidelines, lessons will be offered online or rescheduled until April 28, 2020 and I will still be available for questions, payment plans, Summer registration, etc. -- all office related needs will continue to be available.

Currently all events and performances after April 28, 2020 will continue as planned. 

As of Wednesday, March 18 - please complete all payments online if possible. Your invoice should contain a link and invoice number. Please email ( or call (502 852 1859) if you need this to be sent again. This will allow me to work remotely as much as possible 

Offering lessons for all musical instruments and voice. Open to students of all ages in the Louisville community and beyond.

CMP Registration Form


Louisville String Academy Awarded $240,000 Grant

Welcome to the University of Louisville Community Music Program. With its storied history, the Community Music Program plays a vital role in music education and performance for all members of our vibrant music community in the Greater Louisville area. We offer instruction in all musical styles, delivered in a variety of settings including private instruction, classes, and group lessons including Chamber Ensembles, Class Guitar, and Rock Band. The Program provides top-rate instruction across three broad concentration areas: Traditional lessons, Suzuki, and an intensive College Prep Program.

Our dedicated and highly qualified teachers are available for lessons in guitar,  piano, strings,  percussion. Online lesson plans for most instruments are also available, bringing the highest standards of music instruction into the 21st century. Whether you are beginning music lessons for the first time, refining your artistic craft, or hoping to develop a greater appreciation for music in general, we have something to offer within an engaging and fun-filled environment.

CMP Mission Statement

Unique Courses:

  • Chamber Music - Form new musical friendships while preparing for performance in a group setting.
  • Suzuki Flute and Suzuki Guitar - Learn these instruments starting at any age under the well-developed Suzuki method.