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 Fall 2015!Jivka Jeleva

After an exciting summer semester with more nearly ninety student participating in Summer Music Celebration’s Middle School Band Camp and Workshops, we are now actively preparing for a great fall 2015 semester.

The calendar highlights below will help you plan for your fall schedule. Please take a moment to read our “Policy Statement” as it contains important information on parking, lesson preparation, missed lessons, and recitals. Complete information on class offerings, fees and schedule is posted under the “Fall Print Registration” link.

Fall 2015 Calendar Highlights

Week of August 31 (13 weeks)

  • Private lessons

Week of September 7 (10 weeks)

  • Theory classes
  • Highschool/Adult Group Piano Class
  • Beginning Violin Group Class
  • Fiddling Group Class
  • Choir


  • September 7 – Labor day (to be made up)
  • October 1 & 2 – Fall Break (to be made up)
  • November 23 - 27 – Thanksgiving (no lessons this week)

Recital Week

  • December 7 - 11

Register by August 20, 2015 to avoid late fee.

Recital Fee due by December 1, 2015.


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