About Community Music Academy

About Community Music Academy

Contact Us

Ben Thomason
Director, TLU Community Music Academy
Phone: 830-372-6448
Fax: 830-372-6832
Email: bthomason@tlu.edu

Community Music Academy
Attn: Lynda Taylor
1000 West Court Street
Seguin, Texas 78155

The TLU Community Music Academy is a non-profit community music school providing music education to students of all ages and levels of ability.

The mission of the CMA is to enrich the community and transform lives by pursuing excellence in string and choral music education in a stimulating, nurturing and fun environment.

  • The CMA offers private strings instruction and the opportunity for performance experience in vocal and string ensembles.
  • The CMA's experienced and gifted instructors promote individual advancement in the area of music skills, knowledge and appreciation.
  • The CMA strives to provide a supportive environment where students are encouraged to achieve their full music potential while building character, discipline and respect for others.
  • The CMA serves the School of Music at Texas Lutheran University by bringing in talented young musicians into the university environment, offering performance opportunities for CMA students with university musicians, and creating teaching lab experiences for university music students.

TLU/MTS Community Music Academy is supported by


TLU/MTS CMA 2015-2016 Schedule

Week of September 14, 2015

First week of fall outreach classes, lessons and ensembles

Thursday, October 15, 2015

No CMA Choir rehearsals - TLU Fall Break

Week of November 23, 2015

No CMA classes - Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Spring Registration begins online

Friday, December 11, 2015

Choirs Fall Recital – TLU Chapel at 7:00 p.m.

Monday, December 14, 2015

Private Lessons Students Fall Recital - First Presbyterian Church at 7:00 p.m.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

CMA Lindenbaum Outreach & Youth Orchestras Recital - Jackson Auditorium at 7:00 p.m.

Week of January 11, 2016

First week of spring outreach classes, lessons and ensembles

Monday, January 18, 2016

No Monday classes - Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

Monday, February 15, 2016

No Monday Classes - Presidents' Day Holiday

Week of March 14, 2016

No classes or lessons - Spring Break

Thursday, March 24, 2016

No CMA Choir rehearsals - Easter Break

Friday, April 1, 2016

Summer Camps and Lessons registration begins

Thursday, April 21, 2016

Advanced Ensemble Recital - TLU Chapel at 7 p.m.

Monday, April 25, 2016

Solo Recital - First Presbyterian Church at 7 p.m.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

CMA Lindenbaum Outreach Recital - Jackson Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Week of May 16, 2016

First week of summer lessons

Monday, August 1, 2016

Fall registration begins online

Week of August 15, 2016

Last week of summer lessons

Week of September 12, 2016

First week of outreach classes, lessons and ensembles

Upcoming Events

Guest Voice Recital: Jennifer Black, soprano

October 13, 2015 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Brown Distinguished Lecture: Garrison Keillor

October 21, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dramatic Media Production: Doubt, A Parable

October 23, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dramatic Media Production: Doubt, A Parable

October 24, 2015 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Dramatic Media Production: Doubt, A Parable

October 25, 2015 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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