Program Options for Youth (PreK-12)

2019-20 Academic Programs (click on a program to learn more)
City Music Center operates primarily on Saturdays beginning with the first Saturday after Labor Day and concluding the Saturday before Memorial Day.

View the CMC Calendar

Full-Curriculum Programs:

Classical Studies

Suzuki Strings

Musical Theater

Jazz Studies

Music Technology

NEW Lessons-Only options for 2019-20:

Lessons PLUS

Full-Curriculum Program Registration Periods

  • Early Registration: April 15 - June 1 (save $50/child instantly when you register before June 1)
  • Standard Registration: June 1 - August 1
  • Late Registration: After August 1, additional processing fee of $50/child will be applied.

Can I study with my private teacher over the summer? Learn more about the summer lesson rates, how to get started, and who can participate. Review the Summer Lesson Policy.

At City Music Center of Duquesne University (CMC), we want you to have a great experience from the very beginning! We make every effort to select the teacher who is best for you and recommend the classes appropriate for your age, skill level, and experience. Click below to learn more about the mission and values of CMC.

Mission & Values


     Contact Us


Phone:  412-396-5064

City Music Center
Mary Pappert school of Music
Duquesne University
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA  15282