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The Community Music Program (CMP) at Northeastern Illinois University offers weekly private lessons in piano, voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, guitar and percussion. The CMP instructors include Junior Faculty (NEIU undergraduate and graduate students), Senior Faculty (professionals) and Artist Faculty (NEIU full-time faculty artists or special guest artists). Lessons are offered in 30-, 45-, and 60-minute increments and students sign up for the entire session offered. (Lessons with Artist Faculty may also be taken on a one by one basis.) Group lessons are available for some instruments. Please call us if you do not see an offering that meets your needs.


Lesson timess to be mutually agreed upon between instructor and student. The end of semester recital has been scheduled for December 9th, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.

Group Lessons Available for Piano and Guitar!


Please fill out this online form below or call (773) 442-5080 or email us before registering so that we can match you with a teacher.

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More opportunities to get involved:

Community Chorus
Community Wind Ensemble
Ask us about Color Guard and Drum Corps this Fall for Ages 14 and up!
Community Dance Program

Contact Us

The Community Music Program is directed by Dr. Susan Tang and enrollment is managed by NEIU's Office of Community and Professional Education (CAPE). If you have any questions, please email us at or call (773) 442-5080.


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