UNICC members before concert
Camp Musicmania teacher and group
girl playing piano
New Horizons Band Concert
Children's Choir Rehearsal
Camp Musicmania kids
New Horizons Band Rehearsal
Piano Recital

Music Lasts a Lifetime!

Enrich Your Life with Music at UNI


The Community Music School offers a variety of music programs just for YOU!  

Music lessons are available on a variety of woodwind, brass, keyboard, percussion instruments, and voice, as well as, group piano lessons, the UNI Children’s Choir, the UNI New Horizons Band, and Camp Musicmania.  Children and adults are welcome!

The CMS staff includes professional music educators, performers, and UNI School of Music students (We love music and we live music!). Classes and lessons are offered year-round for students of all ages and abilities. All CMS events are held on the UNI campus in the UNI School of Music facilities and other appropriate area community sites in Cedar Falls and Waterloo, IA. 

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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


National Association Of Schools Of Music (NASM) Accreditation 2011


National Associate of Schools of Music Logo


The UNI Community Music School received 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 http://nasm.arts-accredit.org/.





Thursday, May 13, 2021
Camp Musicmania - Join the fun!

Camp Musicmania, June 14-18, 2021

Monday, Apr 26, 2021
Summer is almost here! Register for Lessons and Camp Musicmania!

We are looking forward to a fun summer with the return of Camp Musicmania and another great session of summer lessons!  Sun


Interested in Camp Musicmania?  CLICK HERE

Summer lessons are a great opportunity to keep improving your skills or try something new!  CLICK HERE for more information on Summer Lessons!


See you this summer! 

Wednesday, Jan 20, 2021
Spring Registration is Open!

Register online for a number of Community Music School programs!

Private Lessons

Adult Group Piano Lessons

UNI Children's Choir

UNI New Horizons Band