Community Music Program

The Community Music Program offers year-round programs (individual and group lessons, cello choir, chamber music fest) to the public. 

Voice and Instrumental lessons are offered to all ages and levels of ability. You may choose to take lessons online (via Zoom) or in person (except when campus classes are closed due to COVID restrictions). To see the instructors and instruments that they teach, click our program instructors' page.

Are you a current Fitchburg State University matriculated undergraduate student seeking credit? If so, please complete the form below.

Fitchburg State Undergraduate Music Lesson Form

Individual Lessons

Duration 5 lessons 10 lessons 15 lessons
30 minutes $150 $300 $450
45 minutes $225 $450 $675
60 minutes $300 $600 $900

Are you a new student or would you like additional information before registering?

Community Lesson Interest Form

Register and Pay Online for Your Lessons

Community Online Registration and Payment

Community Cello Choir

  • Cost: $66 per person for entire session
  • Location: Kent Recital Hall
  • Schedule: To be announced
  • Instructor: Laurie Strubbe

Register for the Community Cello Choir


Please email Hildy Schilling

Recent Events

Student playing the cello

Student cellist

performs in CMLP recital
Student playing the ukulele

Ukulele student

performs in CMLP recital
Three instructors playing string instruments

Trio of CMLP instructors (Hildur Schilling, Cynthia Schilling, Laurie Strubbe)

played chamber music for Commonwealth of Arts classes
Three performers posing with a cello and a piano

Instructors Hildy Schilling and Matt Kim

performed in pit orchestra for a musical

Questions? Get in Touch!