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          Music and Theatre
          Alexander Music Center
          110 Kiltie Road
          Edinboro, PA 16444
          Phone: (814) 732-2555

          Dr. Gary Grant
          Office:  Alexander Music Center
          Room 127
          Phone: (814) 732-2555

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          Community Music School

          The Community Music School is dedicated to teaching people of all ages how to read, play and appreciate music. Lessons are available every semester and are a great way to begin or enhance your musical expertise.

          The Department of Music and Theatre at Edinboro University offers members of the Edinboro, Erie, Meadville and surrounding communities private instruction on various musical instruments and voice. If you or your child is interested in beginning or continuing music instruction, please consider the Community Music School as an option. Our professors and instructors look forward to working with you as you begin or continue your life-long association with music.

          To register for lessons or for more information, please contact Professor LeAnne Wistrom, Executive Director, at (814) 732-1357 or

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          CMS Spring Session 2018 – Jan 27 through May 4

          The Community Music School offers music instruction throughout the year. Among the offerings: 

          INTRODUCTION to SUZUKI VIOLIN for CHILDREN, ages 5+, taught by Maria Lyon, who has extensive Suzuki training and experience. 

          NEO-CELTIC HARP, taught by Alissa Pesavento.

          BAGPIPE, taught by Allyson Crowley-Duncan

          PRIVATE LESSONS for CHILDREN or ADULTS, ages 5 through adult. Available in piano, Suzuki piano, voice, guitar, mandolin, banjo, strings (viola, violin, violoncello, cello), percussion, woodwinds and brass. Select the size of your lesson package and start date to plan around vacations and travel. Some offerings are specific to location at Porreco or Edinboro campus. 

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          Recitals for CMS students take place in Alexander Recital Hall and are held at the end of each semester.

          Download a .pdf version of the Spring 2018 brochure.