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Mission Statement:

  • To offer innovative music education experiences for area youth and adults.

  • To provide mentored teaching opportunities and experiences for UNI School of Music Students.

  • To establish a community-based partnership to promote and utilize the many resources and facets of cultural diversity at UNI and in the Cedar Valley


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The UNI Community Music School recieved full accreditation from the National Association of Schools of Music, joining over 650 other accredited universities and institutions across the country. The organization, founded in 1924, establishes the national standards for undergraduate and graduate education programs in the United States. More information can be found at

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Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
Calling all adults who want to learn the PIANO in a fun, no pressure class!

UNI Piano Pedagogy students will be teaching Tuesday Tunes beginning in October for adults who always wanted to learn to play piano!  Join us for this fun, 1 month, class.  Visit our Tuesday Tunes page for more information!

Sunday, Aug 20, 2017
CMS Faculty Recital Postponed

The CMS Faculty Recital, scheduled on August 27th, has been postponed. 

Friday, Aug 11, 2017
Fall Little Mozart Class FULL

We are filled up for our fall Little Mozart class.  If you are interested in hearing about our spring class, send us an email! 

Private piano lessons are still available, beginning August 21  - Register on our online registration page