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Band Instrument Repair Shop

The Center of Music and Art is the area’s premiere band instrument repair shop. From replacing pads and corks to removing dents and restoring entire horns, we can do it all. Simply drop off your horn at the store during regular business hours, or call us at 740-264-3111 with any questions. Estimates are free and available on request. Below is a list of the full service options we offer.

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Field Trips

Explore the creative arts with a field trip to The Center of Music and Art today!





Fall 2020

2020 Fall Schedule

Please note: due to covid-19 guidelines limiting the size of public gatherings, please call ahead to check availability for all group classes. Thank you!


Adult Acrylic & Oil Painting
Tuesday: 6:30 pm to 8 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 18+
Cost: $70.00 per month plus materials.

This class focuses on oil and acrylic techniques. It is attuned to the hobbyist as well as the pro looking to hone their skills. Sound like your cup of tea? Then grab your smock and take a walk to the CMA.

Adult Drawing Class
Tuesday: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 16+
Cost: $45.00 per month plus materials.

Draw, partner! Learn the basics right on up to the advanced techniques of graphite, charcoal, colored pencil, pastel, and pen and ink. From beginner or advanced, if you like to put pencil to paper, this class is for you.

Adult Watercolor
Friday: (every other week) 4:30pm to 5:30 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 18+
Cost: $22.50 plus materials

Sign up now to explore one of art’s most misunderstood mediums. Depending on their skill level, students will delve into basic and advanced watercolor techniques. Subject matter will range from in-class still lifes, photos, and free-formed abstractions.

Mini Mics
Tuesday: 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 8-12 yrs.
Cost: $45.00 per month.

This is a beginners class introducing students to the basics of drawing, painting and sculpting. Students will develop skills in various art techniques, use new materials, learn about famous artists, and plan many of their own projects.

Little Pics
Thursday: 4:30 pm to 5:15pm
Ongoing Class: Ages 5-7 years
Cost: $45.00 per month

Kids love art! This class focuses on the process of art creation in a positive, child-centered atmosphere. Students explore a wide variety of art methods and materials including: drawing, painting, sculpting, collage and more.

Teen Art

Wednesday: 5:00 pm to 5:45 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm to 6:45 p

Ongoing class: Ages 13-18

Cost: $45 per month plus materials.

Teen Art takes kids beyond the basics in their art experience. Students will develop skills in more diverse art techniques and mediums and are encouraged to plan their own projects.

Adult Percussion Ensemble
Wednesdays: 11:00 am to 11:45 am (Ages 18+)
Cost: $45 per month

This class will cover various styles of percussion, using a variety of percussion instruments.

Homeschool Art Classes

September through June

Mondays, 12:00-12:45pm (Ages 5-7)
Mondays, 1:30-2:15pm (Ages 8-12)
Tuesdays, 12:30-1:15pm (Ages 13-18)
Cost: $45.00 per month.

Your child will enjoy learning about art and artists and will get the chance to create their own artworks in a variety of mediums and techniques in a group setting. PLEASE NOTE: This year, all homeschool students must be signed up for the class prior to the beginning of each month. If there are fewer than three sign-ups, the class will cancelled and any students already signed up will be contacted to arrange a possible private or semi-private alternative class.



CMA Welcomes Norm Keyser to Guitar Repair Staff

CMA Welcomes Norm Keyser to Guitar Repair Staff

The Center of Music and Art is pleased to welcome Norm Keyser to our staff as our new guitar repair technician. Norm was born and raised here in the Ohio Valley and began playing guitar in 1987. With over three decades of experience, Norm is well versed in performance...

Area Teachers Art Show 2020

Area Teachers Art Show 2020

Our Teachers' Show has taken a beating from COVID, but it refuses to go down without a fight. The show is up now and will remain until our closing ceremony on August 28, 6:30 to 8:30pm. Stop in, wear a mask, and see some great art from art teachers from around the...

CMA Covid-19 Reopening Guidelines

CMA Covid-19 Reopening Guidelines

This is an overview of the guidelines recommended by the state of Ohio, which The Center of Music and Art will be following throughout  this current pandemic. We will reopen for regular business on June 1, 2020 at 10:00am. If you have any questions or concerns, please...