Students of all ages and experience levels study with expert faculty who teach fundamentals of technique and musical expression, and inspire students to progress. Private lessons are available for all string, woodwind, brass and percussion instruments, as well as piano, voice, classical guitar, harp, composition and music theory. Lessons are offered at four Cleveland-area locations. All preparatory students have access to CIM's Robinson Music Library; recitals by conservatory faculty, students and ensembles; and master classes.

Schedule & Registration

Lessons are offered late afternoon to evening hours Monday through Friday and at varied times on Saturday.

Now Accepting Students for Spring 2020 
Classes start January 13 and end May 9. Learn more and apply

*Our open enrollment policy allows us to admit new students when an opening occurs that matches an applicant's request up until the ninth week of our 16-week term.


Students will be placed depending on teacher and location availability. Completed applications are referred to corresponding department heads who assign teachers to prospective students. The assigned instructor will call the student to schedule a lesson day and time.