Registration open for Southeastern Community Music School

Tuesday, August 18, 2015
by: Tonya Lowentritt

     HAMMOND – Registration is underway for the fall session of Southeastern Louisiana University’s Community Music School (CMS), which begins Monday, August 31.
     Registration for the fall session will remain open throughout the semester, however all registrations received after August 20 will have a $20 late fee added to the tuition fee.
    Students of all ages may participate in private lessons on various instruments. Opportunities for group instruction and chamber ensemble formation are also available.
    “We are excited to begin the fall 2015 semester as it marks the 20th anniversary of the school. In addition to providing music instruction, we plan on participating in the university’s homecoming festivities, various community events, as well as regular performances at the farmers market in downtown Hammond,” said CMS Director Jivka Jeleva Duke. “We also look forward to our anniversary concert as part of the Fanfare Festival, scheduled on October 25 at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Hammond.
    “Thanks to the generous sponsorship of First Guaranty Bank, the CMS will once again offer a discounted tuition to students who are on reduced of free lunch at their schools,” she added.
    For more information about these and all CMS programs and general registration, call 985-549-5502, or visit the CMS website at



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