Why Choose CSM

  • Accreditation – National Association for Music Education (formerly MENC), Music Teachers National Association, American Choral Director's Association and Suzuki Association of the Americas. We are also now a founding school in the Music Development Program by The Royal Conservatory of Music.

  • We welcome every student! Our diverse faculty is equipped to handle varied learning styles! Full time education specialist on board!

  • Exceptional faculty with Masters and Doctoral degrees who are well trained and student friendly! Our faculty puts 110% effort into each student with individual expectations tailored to each student’s needs and abilities! Our Faculty members are performers as well as teachers. Visible in the local, regional and national arenas!

  • We offer Parent Education Classes for our new families to make their experiences here at CSM an enjoyable one.

  • We offer continuous 12 month learning straight through the summer with a flexible makeup policy for accommodating summer vacations!

  • Best of Leesburg for Music Instruction recipient

  • Nominee for Loudoun County Small Business Awards in Service

  • Cohesive/coherent methodology and pedagogy that is well established and continually evaluated.

  • Dedicated, full time office staff to handle all scheduling/communication and administrative needs of our clients.

  • Philanthropy efforts! CSM actively supports the local Salvation Army! We are proud to be the largest single supporter of Angel Tree program and Tools for Schools in our local region, offering hands on volunteer opportunities.

  • Community Outreach – students and faculty perform at a variety of venues in the local area: public schools, private schools, community theatre, Very Special Arts, assisted living facilities, nursing homes, area churches and synagogues, and ECHOworks (Every Citizen Has Opportunity).

  • Close ties with the Loudoun Symphony and the Loudoun Symphony Youth Orchestra!

  • We have a terrific makeup policy! Best in the area! Just try us and you’ll see!

  • We work alongside our public and private school music colleagues to provide a seamless transfer of learning back and forth between private lessons to classroom learning.

  • Our private instruction rooms are large and comfortable and have excellent technology in each room, that benefits learning!

  • We offer multiple student recitals per year (included in tuition), summer camps, classes and ensembles, some of which are merit based and some fee based.

  • For the convenience of our clients, we carry in house the basic supplies for students. Books, Tuners, Metronomes…

  • We also offer client portals through Studio Helper so our clients can see their accounts and class schedules 24/7 online. 

  • We have a rental guitar program for our young classical guitarists.

  • We have long and established relationships with many vendors such as Potters Violins in Bethesda! An excellent source for renting violins, violas, cellos and basses! And Melodee Music in Sterling! A wonderful place to purchase your Rock gear!

  • Our pricing is a great value! We are right in line with our competitors but clients of CSM get way more value for their dollar!!

  • Our large size (500+ weekly students) and our cross discipline atmosphere gives our faculty and students an edge! We regularly round table with our faculty, parents and students on strategies and methodologies that can be applied cross discipline! A unique and innovative way to study music!


Monday - Friday: 12PM - 8PM
Please Email our Studio Manager, Matt for an appointment.



The Catoctin School of Music
25 East First Street SE

Suite 1
Leesburg, VA 20175

Office: 571-306-1880


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