**Covid-19 Closure**

As a part of Ohio University,

ACMS has suspended in-person instruction

effective immediately through the remainder

of the 2020 spring semester.

Watch your email for details, and please contact blackwoo@ohio.edu with any questions.

How to Register
To register for lessons, classes and ensembles you must download and complete the ACMS Registration Form and submit it with payment (check or online). Upon receiving the completed form and payment, we will send you an email confirmation and instructor contact information.


About Us


The Athens Community Music School is committed to providing professional and qualified music instruction, education programs, and music therapy services to persons of all ages and abilities in Athens and throughout Southeast Ohio.


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Students of all ages learn musical instruments at ACMS


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Programs We Offer

Private Instruction 

Brass, Guitar, Percussion, Piano,

Strings, Voice, and Woodwinds


Group Classes

  • KidSing!

  • Piano Safari

  • Sprouting Melodies


Music Therapy Services

Cadet Strings

471A Glidden Hall (School of Music) • Ohio University • Athens, OH • 45701 • 740-593-4241