Summer lesson registration will be available

here on May 1st!


ACMS will be offering both online and in-person lessons beginning May 1st!

Read our COVID-safety plan here.

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


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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 (currently unavailable)

  • KidSing!

  • Piano Safari

  • Sprouting Melodies

Ensembles (currently unavailable)

  • Athens Youth Chorus

  • Cadet Strings

  • Campus / Community Orchestra

  • Choral Union

  • Piano Ensemble Project

Music Therapy Services

Cadet Strings

640D Glidden Hall (School of Music) • Ohio University • Athens, OH • 45701 • 740-593-4241