Community School of the Arts (CSA) is delighted to
serve over 1100 residents of Eastern Connecticut with instruction
in music, art, theater and dance. CSA offers non-credit classes through the Center for Continuing Studies to students ranging in age from 6 months to 90 years. In addition to offering private instruction on all instruments and voice, a comprehensive Suzuki Program, chamber music and ensembles, Early Childhood Music, dance, and musical theater, CSA sponsors classes in the visual arts including pottery, painting and drawing, and sculpture. The children’s choral program at CSA includes the critically acclaimed Treblemakers Chorus, who released their second CD in April of 2002.
Vision & Mission
The Community School of the Arts (CSA) seeks to be a significant university resource for high quality community arts education. Its mission is to provide students of all ages and ability levels with professional, affordable instruction in the performing and visual arts. CSA is interdisciplinary and education-based, linking individuals in the greater communities of Eastern Connecticut with the artistic, educational and performance resources of the University.
CSA is a not-for-profit, self-supporting, community-based program sponsored
by the University of Connecticut's Center for Continuing Studies
in cooperation with the School of Fine Arts.
CSA is a full member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education. Founded in 1937 by a handful of settlement house music
schools, the National Guild now serves over 400 non-profit, non-degree
granting institutions offering high quality instruction in the arts
to 300,000 people of all ages throughout this nation and Canada.