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Community Music Program

The Community Music Program provides high-quality music instruction to the community at large, and hands-on teaching experience for university students. At the Community Music Program, we believe that the beginning years of musical instruction are crucial in developing a young musician's understandings of technique, learning skills, and performance practice; thus, we provide instruction that strives to achieve these goals.



The mission of the Community Music Program encompasses two goals:

1. Provide high quality musical instruction to the community at large. CMP students and their instructors will collaborate on the development of short- and long-term goals. Instructors will devise a plan for achieving those goals, easily reproducible practice strategies, and opportunities to develop skills in performance. We believe that the beginning years of musical instruction are the most critical to ensuring a lifetime of enjoyment. To that end, developing technically correct practice, learning, and performing processes are of the utmost importance.         

2. Provide hands-on teaching experience for university students. Students are not expected to be master teachers; in fact, this may be their first true “field” experience. They are expected to improve by observation, self-reflection, and experience. They may consult periodically with university faculty for advice as necessary

Registration and Payment Information

Registration for the Fall Semester is now concluded. Thank you very much! 

Checks should be made out to “UCM Music”. Please indicate on your check what it is covering (i.e. Piano Lessons for Susie). Partial payment is required to hold a spot in lessons and/or classes. Full payment must be received by October 1 for Fall lessons, and by March 1 for Spring lessons.

Please mail checks to:       
UCM Community Music Program 
Utt 109
Warrensburg, MO 64093


Dr. Mia Kim
Director of the Community Music Program


Mia Kim
Utt 215
Tel: (660)543-8900


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