May 25, 2022

Community Music School Receives Grant

Community Music School has received a grant of $6,079 from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism, a state agency. This grant was awarded through the General Operating Support program and it will help to fund music education and appreciation programs at the School. State grants are awarded through a competitive process. This grant signifies that Community Music School provides a high level of quality in its programs, community service and administrative ability.

Community Music School is a not-for-profit arts organization that has been serving the music education needs of students for more than 25 years. Founded in Essex, CT in 1983, Community Music School has grown steadily over the years and now occupies 6,000 square feet of space in two buildings with 17 studios and small group performance space.  Today, we have nearly 500 students of all ages from Essex and 17 surrounding towns throughout Middlesex, New London and New Haven counties. Our mission is to provide a full range of the finest possible instruction and musical opportunities to persons of all ages and abilities, to increase appreciation of music and to encourage a sense of joy in learning and performing, thus enriching the life of the community.

The Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism brings together tourism, historic preservation and the arts. Its mission is to preserve and promote Connecticut’s cultural and tourism assets in order to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of the

Please call 860-767-0026 or visit for additional information about Community Music School programs.