We believe that music should last a lifetime!  


UNI CMS offers classes for preschool children through senior citizens.

All CMS events are held on the UNI campus in the UNI School of Music facilities and other appropriate area community sites.


Private Lessons: Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion, Voice, & Piano  voice lesson

Private lessons are offered on an individual basis to beginning through advanced students. Lessons are given year-round and students may start at any time during the year. Music theory basics and the development of technical and musical skills are included in lessons. Recitals and performance class participation are included in the lesson fees.




Music Friends Piano Program  (Ages: 5-6 Years) two girls playing piano

This group piano meets in the piano lab, located in Russell Hall on UNI’s campus. The class will culminate with a performance on UNI campus for family and friends.  

​Class size is limited.

For more information, please visit the Music Friends Piano Program page.





Group Piano for Adult Beginners piano keys

Have you ever wished that you took piano lessons as a child?

Do you wish that you had never quit taking pianos lessons?

Now's your chance to make your piano playing dreams come true in a fun, no pressure adult group class!

This course, for adults with little or no previous experience playing piano, provides an introduction to the fundamentals of piano playing. In a hands-on piano lab group setting, students will be introduced to the piano and music fundamentals. 


​Class size is limited.

Registration and more information on the class can be found on the Group Piano Registration page


UNI Children’s Choir  (3rd - 9th Grade) UNICC Performance

UNICC is a performing vocal ensemble that provides an opportunity for children to make music together, further vocal development and perform high quality concerts. The choir performs two concerts per year as well as other arranged performances throughout eastern Iowa. Loving to sing and having fun are prerequisites! 

Meets: Tuesdays from 6:30-7:45 p.m.



UNI New Horizons Band  (Adults 50+ years & older)New Horizons Band Rehearsal

UNI New Horizons Band is for adults who love music and want to play in a concert band. Members range from beginners through advanced players. The band presents a winter and spring concert, as well as, concerts during the summer season.   

Rehearsals: Tuesday and Thursday mornings. 

Group lessons at 8:00 a.m.  
Full band rehearsal at 9:00 a.m.  
Social hour at 10:00 a.m.   



Camp Musicmania  (1st - 9th Grade)  

Camp Musicmania will focus on Orff activities for 1st-4th Grades. Upper elementary and middle school ages will focus primarily on the presentation of a camp musical. All campers will be involved in music and movement activitiesCamp Kids in Art Class, singing, dancing, drama, and art as well as the camp musical. Parents and friends will be invited to the final performance on the last day of camp. 

Campers need to bring a sack lunch.  Snacks will be provided.

When: June 15-19, 2020