The Colburn School of Performing Arts (CSPA) serves students of all ages with classes in music, drama and early childhood arts education, taught by skilled instructors.
Founded in 1950, The Colburn School has served our community with the finest performing arts instruction through our School of Performing Arts. As an open-enrollment school, the School of Performing Arts does not require academic degrees to enroll in its courses, which cover a broad range of styles, age levels and degrees of difficulty. Music classes at the School of Performing Arts include applied musical instruction, music theory, chamber ensemble and large ensemble opportunities.
The Colburn School of Performing Arts has been accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) since 1980. The School of Performing Arts is also a member of the National Guild For Community Arts Education.
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A message from our School of Performing Arts dean
It is my great privilege to be a part of this extraordinary institution. As Dean, I am honored to work with our faculty and with students of all ages who make art a part of their lives. At every level, from our Early Childhood classes to our prestigious Honors Recitals given each semester, our goal is to provide access and excellence in performing arts education to our students and community.
Dean, School of Performing Arts