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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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Friday, Dec 29, 2017
Welcome to 2018!

Private Lessons - Resume January 8 at UNI

UNI Children's Choir - Thursday, January 11

New Horizons Band - Thursday, February 1

Little Mozart Piano Class - TBA

Event dates/times can be found on our calendar.  

Monday, Nov 20, 2017
UNICC and New Horizons Concerts - Mark Your Calendar!

Join us for TWO end of the semester concerts by the UNI Children's Choir and New Horizons Band.  Admission is FREE!

UNI Children's Choir

Friday, December 8 at 7:00pm (Bengtson/Russell Hall)

New Horizons Fall Concert

Monday, December 11 at 7:30pm (Gallagher-Bluedorn)

Pre-Concert entertainment by Biscotti Brass

Special guests

  • Abby and Travis Turpin, leading a Holiday Sing-Along
  • UNI Euphonium Studio
Friday, Nov 10, 2017
CMS Piano Masterclass Registration

UNI CMS Piano Masterclass with School of Music Faculty

UNI CMS will be hosting a Piano Masterclass on December 15th, on campus in Russell Hall.

5:00-6:00PM Master Class
6:10-6:25PM Recital by Clinicians
6:30-7:30PM Master Class

Registration is open to CMS students who have completed at least one full year of piano lessons, and are in grades 4-12.

Clinicians for the event will be UNI School of Music faculty Dr. Lynn Worcester and Dr. Vakhtang Kodanashvili.

For more information, contact your teacher! Registration forms are located on the bulletin board outside Russell 142