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.

Jivka Jeleva

Dear CMS students and parents,

In the upcoming Summer 2017 semester, we will offer private lessons on various instruments and voice as well as our Summer Music Celebartion programs: Middle School Band Camp, Chamber Music Workshop, Guitar Workshop and Orchestra Workshop. We look forward to working with our talented young musicians, helping them reach their goals and dreams.

Below you will find important calendar highlights to help you plan for a musical Summer 2017.

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".


Summer 2017 Calendar Highlights:

Week of June 5 (7 weeks)

  • Private lessons


Week of June 19 ( 1 week)

  • Middle School Band Camp


Week of June 26 (1 week)

  • Chamber Music Workshop
  • Guitar Workshop
  • Orchestra Workshop
  • July 4



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