Frequently Asked Questions
Who runs CSMC?
CSMC is a charity (No. 1017022) which is run by volunteers and employs a number of highly qualified, freelance music teachers. Membership of the current CSMC Committee can be found by clicking here and details of our teachers by clicking here.
When does CSMC meet?
CSMC meets on most Saturday mornings during school term times between the hours of 9:10 and 12:45. Term dates for the current academic year can be found by clicking here.
What age group can have lessons at CSMC?
Music lessons at CSMC are open to adults and children from complete beginners to more accomplished players. Whilst there is no upper or lower age limit, we normally suggest that students are aged at least 5 for instruments such as piano or percussion and 7 for instruments such as guitar or saxophone. In all cases the final decision on whether a student is able to benefit from lessons is down to the individual teacher.
When are CSMC's concerts?
The ever popular CSMC Concerts are usually held on the last day of the Autumn and Summer terms. Dates for the current academic year can be found under Where & When or by clicking here.
How much do music lessons cost at CSMC?
As a charity dedicated to teaching and playing music, CSMC strives to keep its fees to a minimum. Our current fees can be found under Lessons & Fees or by clicking here
Can I have a trial lesson before committing to a whole term?
Yes you can. CSMC offers a 20 minute trial lesson for £15. The easiest way of arranging a trial lesson is to complete and submit our request form by clicking here.
How do I contact CSMC?
The best way to contact CSMC is to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org