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Community Music School Now Accepting Audition Applications

Community Music School Now Accepting Audition Applications

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

Audition applications for the Community Music School of Webster University’s 2012-2013 orchestras and ensembles are now being accepted. Orchestras and ensembles rehearse weekly at the Community Music School’s headquarters at 535 Garden Avenue in Webster Groves. Band and string students, ages seven years through high school, are encouraged to audition for the Community Music School’s […]

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Community Music School Enrolling Students for Summer

Community Music School Enrolling Students for Summer

| May 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

Interested in music lessons? The Community Music School offers one-on-one instruction on most instruments and voice at three St. Louis locations. People of all ages and ability levels can be matched with one of the 80 master music teachers during New Student Registration. Walk-in registration for the summer session (June 13-July 25) is available at […]

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CMS Alumnus Andrew Thompson New Contrabassoonist with the Saint Louis Symphony

CMS Alumnus Andrew Thompson New Contrabassoonist with the Saint Louis Symphony

| April 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) alumnus Andrew (Drew) Thompson has been appointed as the new contrabassoonist with the Saint Louis Symphony. While at the CMS, Thompson was a bassoon student of Donita Bauer and an artistic merit scholarship recipient.  He participated in the CMS Young People’s Symphony and Concert Orchestras and was a […]

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April 29: CMS Jazz Lab Ensemble’s Spring Concert

April 29: CMS Jazz Lab Ensemble’s Spring Concert

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University’s Jazz Lab Ensemble, under the direction of Robert Waggoner, will perform their Spring Concert Sunday, April 29. The program includes Duke Ellington’s “Satin Doll,” Sonny Rollins’s “Sonnymoon for Two,” Eddie Harris’s “Listen Here,” Roger Waters’s “Money,” Joe Henderson’s “Recorda Me,” Julian Adderly’s “Sack of Woe,” and Chris Princivalli’s […]

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April 1: CMS Percussion Ensemble’s Spring Concert

April 1: CMS Percussion Ensemble’s Spring Concert

| March 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University is proud to present the Percussion Ensemble’s Spring Concert on Sunday, April 1. Under the direction of adjunct professor Erin Elstner, selections include Peel’s Dusk to Dawn, J.S. Bach’s “Prelude” from Sonata VI, Daughtrey’s Edge of the World, Sammut’s Rotation IV, Hall’s Escape Velocity, Debussy/arr. Steven’s Dr. Gradus […]

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Community Music School String Quartet Wins First Place at National Chamber Music Competition

Community Music School String Quartet Wins First Place at National Chamber Music Competition

| February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Camerton String Quartet of the Preparatory Program (PREP) of the Community Music School of Webster University placed first in the string division and first overall in the Open Division at the Feb. 19 Midwest Young Artists 5th Annual Discover National Chamber Music Competition in Highland Park, Ill. Members of the Quartet include: Rebekah Heckler […]

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David Commanday Named CMS Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra Director

David Commanday Named CMS Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra Director

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Community Music School of Webster University is pleased to announce David Commanday as the new conductor of the Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra (YPSO). Established over 25 years ago, the Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra is the most advanced of the School’s orchestras. “During Commanday’s audition, he changed the sound of the entire orchestra and captured […]

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Ellen dePasquale Leads Violin Master Class Jan. 21

Ellen dePasquale Leads Violin Master Class Jan. 21

| January 17, 2012 | 1 Comment

Acting associate concertmaster of the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Ellen dePasquale will lead a Violin Master Class at the Community Music School Jan. 21. Students will perform and be coached by dePasquale during the class. Students, teachers and those with a general interest in music are invited to observe. Date/Time: Saturday, Jan. 21, 10 a.m. – […]

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Community Music School Spring Registration Open

Community Music School Spring Registration Open

| January 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

Registration for the Young Years (early childhood) music classes for the spring semester begins Jan. 3. Registration for individual and group music lessons in all band and orchestra instruments, piano, voice, theory, and composition for the spring semester begins Jan. 14. Classes are open to students of all ages (18 months through adult) and abilities. […]

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Community Music School Demo Days Jan. 7, 14

Community Music School Demo Days Jan. 7, 14

| December 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

Children ages three and four years old and their parents are invited to sing, dance, play instruments and have fun at the Young Years Demo Days, at the Community Music School of Webster University (CMS). Meet the teachers, sample the Music by Leaps and Bounds class, and register for the spring session. Reservations are not […]

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