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City Music Center of Duquesne University

Providing music education & enjoyment for youth, adults, and community since 1989.

The CMC Summer Music Series is here!

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Duquesne Young Artists National Competition (DYANC 2018)

Finalists Announced: Participants are competing for cash prizes and a chance to perform as a soloist with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. Review the Finalists.

Final round is Friday, March 2, 2018 at 3:00pm - PNC Recital Hall
*This event is open to the public and free to attend.

Program Options: PreK-12 

Learn more about our program offerings and music curriculum for youth by clicking the button below:

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Program Options: Adults

Learn more about classes, lectures, lessons, and workshops for adult learners by clicking the button below:

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Workshops & Special Programming

Musical Families - January 20 - May 19, 2018.
For children ages birth through 4 years and their parents, grand parents or caregivers. Share ideas, songs, and rhymes for music-making experiences at home. Registration is now open!

Did you know?

City Music Center of Duquesne University offers a wide variety of music programs for adults and university-level students. DU students, employees, and alumni receive a 10% discount on most programs!

Benefits of a City Music Center Education

World-Famous PSO Faculty, All-Steinway Music School, Private Music Lessons, Music Classes, Large Ensembles, Chamber Music Groups, Scholarships, Awards, Competitions, Recitals and more.

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Founded in 1989, City Music Center of Duquesne University (CMC) has proudly served as the Pittsburgh area's premier provider of musical instruction for students of all ages. As one of only 25 community music schools in the United States accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music, CMC strives to educate all who are interested, regardless of musical ability or financial situation.  CMC offers a comprehensive program of individual instrumental instruction combined with a sequenced, age-appropriate musicianship curriculum, ensemble and recital opportunities, as well as lessons and educational programs for university-level students and adults of all ages and skill levels. 

We are the premier community music school in the Pittsburgh area!

Faculty at City Music Center of Duquesne University

If you are currently looking for music lessons and outstanding musical instruction, we are confident you'll find City Music Center of Duquesne University to be the right choice for you and your family.  Learn more about our world-class faculty & staff by accessing our directory below:

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Contact us today!

Email us at cmc@duq.edu
or call 412-396-5872

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