Fall  2015

August 1-20        Registration by email, mail, fax or phone, or come to our office, Snow Fine Arts Center 203, during regular office hours, 8am-12 and 1-4:30pm.

August 6              Voices of Central Arkansas (VOCA) auditions for new students with Dr. Cook-Cunningham and Carrie Martens.  SFAC 312A, 3:30-6:30pm.  Call 816-718-9200 to schedule a 10-minute audition.  You may also send an email to

August 12-13       Walk-in Registration for CSM lessons and classes, 8am - 12 noon and 1-5pm, SFAC 203.

August 24-30        First week of lessons and classes         .

September 1         VOCA Parent/Student meeting and 1st VOCA rehearsal, plus Ice  Cream Social beginning at 6pm, SFAC music lobby and Recital Hall, etc.

September 7         Labor Day holiday.  No VOCA rehearsal and most lessons will be canceled.  The CSM office will be closed.

September 17       First Beginner Guitar Class, 6:30-7:30pm, SFAC 125.

September 22       First Little Mozart Pre-Piano Class, 5-5:30pm, SFAC 134A.

October 22-23      UCA Fall Break; if lesson is canceled by the instructor, it will be rescheduled.

November 16-22  Last week of CSM Lessons - end of 13 weeks.

November 23       Makeup lesson for Labor Day.

November 24       Makeup lessons if needed.

Nov. 30-Dec. 4     Makeup lesson week

Dec. 8                   VOCA Winter Concert, 7:30pm



Summer 2015

April 27-May 1     Walk-in Registration for May Lessons

May 4                   First day of May lessons

May 28-29            Walk-in Registration for Summer I Lessons

June 1                 First day of Summer I lessons

June 22-26          Suzuki Five Piano and Chamber Music Workshop

June 25-26          Walk-in Registration for Summer II Lessons

July 2-Aug. 6       Beginner Guitar Classes for Students, age 8-15 (Thursdays, 6-7:15)

July 6-Aug. 10     Beginner Adult Guitar Classes (Mondays, 7-8:30)

July 6                   First day of Summer II lessons

July 19-25           7th Annual Summer Strings Camp (Early Bird Registration ends June 30)

July 27-Aug. 8    Faulkner Chamber Music Festival (at UCA Aug. 3-8)



Spring 2015

December 15-16  Walk-in Registration for Spring CSM Lessons and Classes, SFAC 203, 8am - 12pm and 1-6pm.

January 5-6         Walk-in Registration for CSM lessons and classes, SFAC 203, 8am - 12pm and 1-6pm..

January 7-8         VOCA New Student Auditions, 3:30-5:30pm.  Call or email to schedule an audition. or, or 501-450-5755 or 501-450-3672.

January 12           CSM lessons begin and VOCA holds first rehearsal of the semester.

January 19           MLK Holiday - Office is closed and no rehearsals or classes unless specially arranged with your teacher.  Classes will be made up April 20.

Febuary 2             Music Reading 101, first class

February 12         Beginning Guitar, first class

February 17         Little Mozart Pre-Piano, first class

March 22-28        Spring Break - no lessons or classes scheduled.

April 11                 Piano Festival - see "Special Programs" link

April 12-18            Last week of CSM semester (end of 13 weeks).

April 20                 Make-up Day for MLK Holiday

April 21-27            Make-up Week