What's new at City Music Center?
We are excited to announce the Emerging Musicians Program: High school students in grades 9-12 can win a full scholarship to work 1-on-1 with a master musician at Duquesne University. Winners enjoy 14 weeks of private instruction and work toward a final recital. An application and recorded audition are required. Deadline for submission is December 1, 2023.
Benefits of a City Music Center Education
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 the community outreach division of the Mary Pappert School 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.
Award-Winning Faculty, All-Steinway Music School, Private Music Lessons, Music Classes, Large Ensembles, Chamber Music, Scholarships, Awards, Competitions, Recitals and more.