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New Family Music Classes!

New dates in May for our in-person, outdoor, socially distanced Outdoor Family Music series (formerly Family Music Fridays) are now available! Tuesday and Sunday class times have been added to the mix.

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Minority Composers Symposium

Huston-Tillotson University and Armstrong Community Music School present the Minority Composers Symposium April 15th, 2021 from 6pm - 8pm LIVE and FREE on the ACMS YouTube channel

This event features Key Note presenter and composer, Carlos Cordero with Meagan Peaco and Natalie Howard as guest panelists. Students of Dr. Samuel Rowley from Huston-Tillotson University will be presenting original compositions performed by local professional musicians some of whom are ACMS faculty members.

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Family Music Fridays!

Have you been missing music and a sense of community? Join us each Friday for an in-person, socially distanced, outdoor Early Childhood Music class with one of our Early Childhood Music teachers! Sanitized instrument kits will be provided to each family. Instrument kits to take home will be available for purchase ($15) and will include an ACMS tote bag while supplies last. In case of inclement weather, class cancelation will be announced on our website and social media.

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Spring EC Classes are Starting!

Our Spring semester of Early Childhood Music classes (including Music Together®, Canta y Baila, and Rhythm Kids) is now starting! Want to join the fun and learning? There's still time to register!


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Welcome to Austin’s own Community Music School!

At Armstrong Community Music School, we teach, explore, perform, and celebrate music - a universal language unconstrained by age, gender, income, ethnicity, or orientation.

  • We believe Black lives matter
  • We support our BIPOC, LGBTQIA and LATINX families, colleagues, and partners
  • We support a safe and open creative environment for learning and collaboration

We are a community celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our mission at ACMS is to encourage and nurture your musical voice and the joyful lifelong journey of creative expression.