Community Music School

For more than a decade, the Southeastern Community Music School at Southeastern Louisiana University has proudly and effectively provided the entire Northshore region with a vital community-based program of music education.

Welcome to Spring 16!Jivka Jeleva

Dear CMS students and parents,

Registration for Summer 2016 semester's private lessons is underway, and we look forward to working with our talented young musicians and helping them reach their goals and dreams.

Our Summer Music Celebration program is scheduled from June 20 to July1 and will include Middle School Band Camp, Chamber Music Workshop, Guitar Workshop and Beginners' String Orchestra Workshop. All details and registration materials can be found by clicking on Summer Music Celebration. We look forward to celebrating our students' talent and creativity this June.

We congratulate all of our students who performed at the spring recitals in  May 2016 and look forward to their future performances.

Please take a moment to read the “Policies” link as it contains important information on parking, lesson preparation, missed lessons, and recitals.

For pricing and complete class offering information please click on “Summer Print Registration” and/or "Fall Print Registration".


Summer 2016 Calendar Highlights:

Week of June 6 (7weeks)

  • Private lessons


Week of June 20

  • Middle School Band Camp


Week of June 27

  • Guitar, Orchestra and Chamber Music Workshops



  • July 4 – Independance Day 

Payments may be mailed to Community Music School, SLU 10817, Hammond, LA 70402, or delivered in person to the CMS office. If you wish to pay via credit card, you may do so by calling our office 985-549 5502. Do not hesitate to contact our office cms@southeastern.edu if you have any questions.



Jivka G. Duke
Interim Director, Community Music School