Community Music Program (CMP)


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

CMP Registration Form

The CMP welcomes violist Michael Hill to the faculty and Suzuki faculty. Mr. Hill teaches all levels of viola students while maintaining an active performance career. The Suzuki viola studio will include a group class in addition to private instruction. His experience includes work with new beginners through college students and he is eager to contribute to the viola community in Louisville. Learn more on Michael Hill’s website. (





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 bass, guitar, harp, piano, strings, winds, percussion and voice. 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.
  • Online Lessons - Apply distance learning options with highly-trained faculty from the comfort of your home.
  • Rock Band - Refine your band's skills or form a new group with experienced coaches familiar with a variety of musical styles.
  • Suzuki Flute and Suzuki Guitar - Learn these instruments starting at any age under the well-developed Suzuki method.