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If you are looking for music lessons, you are at the right place! The Champaign School of Music is a fun and friendly place to take lessons. We are here to help you get the most from your classes.
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Something as simple as learning to play a song can change your life forever. You learn to believe that you can do anything! It doesn’t matter if you are a child or an adult; the sense of accomplishment is awesome.
Since 2003 the Champaign School of Music has helped thousands of beginning - advanced students of all ages to play the music they love. We offer music lessons on all the most popular instruments: piano, guitar, voice, drums, violin, viola, clarinet, saxophone, ukelele as well as a phenomenal Early Childhood Program called Music Together ® and exciting performing classes for future pop stars and rockers. Students come from all over Champaign County including: Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, Mahomet, Monticello, Rantoul, Tuscola, Bloomington, and Charleston to take lessons with us.
7 benefits of being a CSM student
1. Piano, Guitar, Voice, Singing, Keyboard, Drums, Bass, Violin, Viola, Music Together® (Early Childhood music), Clarinet, Sax, and Rock Band Classes in ONE location!
We are the only school in Champaign, IL that offers all of these popular instruments: Piano, Electric & Acoustic Guitar, Voice, Singing, Keyboard, Bass, Drum set, Clarinet, Sax, Flute, PLUS Music Together (Early Childhood Music for Babies, Toddlers and Preschoolers), Rock Band, Pop Star and a variety of other classes all in one location.
2. Large, qualified teaching faculty in Champaign-Urbana.
We have 12 music teachers, all with either college training or professional performance experience. Our music teachers are dedicated to learning about your personal music goals and helping you achieve them. With at least two to three music teachers for every instrument, we are confident that we have the right teacher to meet your music lesson needs. In addition to their teaching credentials, our teachers have warm personalities, are extremely friendly and are dedicated to teaching you the style of music that you want to learn.
3. Special Awards for Music Achievement.
Daily instrumental practice can become challenging even for the most enthusiastic students and the last thing parents want to do is battle with their kids to get them to practice. That's why we provide multiple motivational ways for students to earn special awards for their musical practice and achievement. Your student can earn Trophies, Certificates and even Pizza Parties to celebrate their accomplishments. This way your students have fun, gain sense of accomplishment and are motivated to practice - all pain free for you!
4. A comfortable waiting area for our clients and their families.
With 2,000 square feet we have the most spacious school and family friendly waiting area in Champaign-Urbana. Instead of waiting in a music retail store showroom, our clients enjoy a waiting area with comfortable chairs, kids’ books, Wi-Fi, magazines and a notice board that highlights our students and exciting, upcoming events. If you decide not to join your child in lessons, you are welcome to relax in our waiting area and talk with the teacher after your child's lesson.
5. Fully stocked music lesson rooms.
Our rooms are stocked with everything needed to get the most out of music lessons, including amps, stereos, full drum kits with pads, keyboards, pianos and more. All you need to bring is your portable instrument.
6. Multiple Free music recitals a year!
We are the only music school in Champaign-Urbana that offers multiple free recitals a year. Every parent wants to know how their child is doing and if they are really progressing. The best way for a parent to understand if their investment in lessons is really worth it, is to have their child participate in a recital. Our recitals are held every other month so that students have several opportunities to gain valuable performing experience, set and reach short term goals, and share what they are learning with their parents. For our students these recitals are free and, unlike many schools in Champaign-Urbana, we do not charge recitalparticipation or admission fees. This can only be found at the Champaign School of Music.
7. Month to Month lessons.
The Champaign School of Music does not require semester minimums for lessons. Every student here is on a month-to-month basis.
Start changing your life with music!
You have nothing to lose as we only want students who truly want to be here and we will not commit you to a long term contract.
It's easy to take the next step:
Lessons are first come, first serve so contact us today to arrange your first lesson!
Monday – Thursday 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.
Fridays 4:00 p.m.–7 p.m.
Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
1712 S Duncan Rd, Champaign, IL
(Just south of County Market. Turn east on Watterson and right into our parking lot)
Families from Champaign, Urbana, Savoy, Tuscola, Mahomet, Monticello,
and beyond know that music classes at the
Champaign School of Music are fun and inspiring!
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