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Personalized and engaging music lessons for all

Music School Serving Monroe, CT

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Making Musicians Since 1984

The Creative Music Center provides positive, memorable opportunities for students of all skill levels to explore their interest in music through a rewarding progression of discovery.

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Piano

Piano

The piano is both approachable for young beginners and richly complex for advanced players, and is perfect for learning to read music and building a strong musical foundation.

Guitar & Ukulele

Guitar & Ukulele

One of the foundational instruments of contemporary music, our guitar instructors teach across genres and will equip you to play for yourself or as part of a group.

Voice

Voice

The vocal instrument is a complex living system and healthy technique is the key to lifelong enjoyment. Study musical theater, pop music, opera, or anything that interests you.

Violin & Viola

Violin & Viola

Whether you want to learn the classics or contemporary pieces, our instructors will help you master the technique needed to excel at these captivating instruments.

Drums

Drums

The drum kit is an energetic instrument that cultivates precise rhythm and strong music fundamentals. Learn to create fun and complex beats while developing healthy technique.

Bass

Bass

The low pitch of the bass guitar holds down the groove in almost all styles of music. Learn to play different styles and techniques.

Cello

Cello

Cello lessons will help you to develop strong fundamentals and play without tension to create a clear and beautiful sound on this soulful instrument.

Woodwind

Woodwind

Develop a beautiful sound on the saxophone, clarinet, oboe or flute. Study the musical style of your choosing with our highly qualified woodwind instructors.

Brass

Brass

Learn how to play the trumpet, cornet, tuba, trombone and more. Private brass lessons are a great supplement to school music programs. Study your favorite genre with your teacher.

The Creative Music Center is a Top 100 Music Store in Monroe, Connecticut, offering Music Lessons, Instrument Rentals, and Repairs.

At Creative Music Center, we love making musicians! Our goal is to make music fulfilling, enriching, and joyful for every person who uses our services and buys our products. We strive to make music education fun and/or rewarding, and/or fulfilling. And we work towards helping every musician – whether a first-time student or someone aspiring for the big stage – build their self-esteem.
Here at Creative Music Center, there’s nothing we like better than meeting and talking with musicians, supporting parents of young musicians, and encouraging new band students. We think our passion for music is contagious and what makes us the only store in Connecticut named a Top 100 retailer by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) year after year. Stop into the store or give us a call and become a part of our musical community!

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Let our teachers be your guide.

Our mission is to provide a positive music experience, whether students choose to take music into their professional lives or just enjoy playing for family and friends. What makes Creative Music Center’s lesson program unique is that our teaching staff focuses on the individual needs of each student. Some of our teachers also are experienced teaching those special children who may be facing a variety of learning challenges.

Our teachers come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds but have one thing in common. They revel in sharing the joy their students experience through the gift of music.

Meet our Teachers

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“All of the staff, from folks at the register to the instructors to the director of music education, are professional and knowledgeable, with a warm welcome to boot!”

— Cynthia Robinson

“Creative Music Center is great! I once took very good guitar lessons here, and my teacher was very kind, helpful, and knowledgeable. Definitely worth going to!”

— Jack Carello

“I love this place, i go in just to look at the product and I always end up buying something.”

— Tony Pluchino

“My daughter loves her piano lessons at Creative Music Center.”

— .Andrew Woods

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