415 Elmwood Avenue
New York

Community Music School of Buffalo is Western New York's premiere destination for music instruction for children of all ages. Our Music, My Grown Up and Me classes are focused on children birth to age 4, and Music and Me On My Own focuses on children 4-6. We are the only music school accredited by the NY State Board of Regents, and our early childhood music classes are designed around developing pre-language and pre-reading skills. We have satellites in Lockport, Clarence, Snyder and East Aurora in addition to our main location in the Elmwood Village.


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Site Sponsor: Ukelele 101

  • Posted on: 21 September 2016
  • By: Jen Koch

This beginner ukelele class focuses on beginner chords, strum patterns & listening skills. Ukelele required. All ages and abilities welcome. | 1-hour class

Wed, 7-8:00pm | Sept 21-Nov 9 | $80 for 8 sessions 

Register online at communitymusicbuffalo.org or by phone at 884-4887

CAMP CREATE! with Community Music School

In this week long camp, children ages 5-10 will explore music, art & reading through activities designed by Community Music School, Locust Street Art and Story Time Bookshop. Campers will put on a performance for family and friends on the last day! CAMP CREATE! runs July 11-15 from 9:30am-12:00pm. Be sure to visit communitymusicbuffalo.org ahead of time to reserve a spot.

Site Sponsor: Piano Exploration

Piano Exploration: Ages 5-6

Children learn about piano through basic note reading, movement, games, singing & ear training. Students must have a piano or keyboard at home. PE1-new students, PE2-returning students. | 45-minute class

PE1 Mon, 4:30-5:15pm | Sept 19-Nov 28 (no class Oct 10)

PE2 Mon, 5:30-6:15pm | Sept 19-Nov 28 (no class Oct 10)

PE1 Tues, 5:15-6:00pm | Sept 20-Nov 22

$200 for 10 classes

Site Sponsor: Joy of Singing Together

Joy of Singing Together: Ages 6-9

Youngsters learn singing techniques by learning & performing in a group. Orff educational instruments will be explored, including glockenspiels, triangles & woodblocks. The Orff approach emphasizes children's natural instinct to play through imitation, experimentation & personal expression, creating life-long musicians & creative problem solvers.

Mon, 4:30-5:15pm | Sept 19-Nov 14 (no class Oct 10) Recital Nov 18

$160 for 8 classes