CCM: Prep

CCM: Prep
CCM Prep and Community Engagement

CCM Preparatory and Community Engagement


Welcome to the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Preparatory and Community Engagement

CCM Preparatory offers a wide variety of programs in Music, Dance and Theatre Arts for all ages and levels – toddlers, preschoolers, youth, teens, adults, motivated pre-professional students preparing for a future in the performing arts and arts enthusiasts of all ages. Both at the College-Conservatory of Music on the University of Cincinnati West Campus and through numerous satellite locations and partnerships across our community, we aim to provide excellent, enjoyable and accessible arts opportunities within a highly creative environment that educate and inspire the whole student and serve as a catalyst for transforming and empowering our communities.

We invite you to browse our program offerings online and contact us with your questions by email or phone at 513-556-2595. CCM Preparatory Faculty and Staff look forward to hearing from you!

School Year 2018-2019

Information for the 2018-2019 school year is available on the website. This includes schedules and auditions. If you have any questions about the content or find a discrepancy please feel free to call 513-556-2595 or email We look forward to working with you this year!

Registration is OPEN

  • All classes that do not require auditions/placements are open for registration. This includes lower level introductory classes and New Horizons Orchestra.
  • All classes that are by audition/placement will remain "read-only" in the registration system until after the audition period is over and placement has been announced.
  • Private Lesson packages for 30 lessons for the full 2018-19 school year are open for traditional, suzuki strings and suzuki piano lessons.
  • In most programs, classes and private lessons begin the week of September 4th.
  • First day of Saturday classes is September 8th. See the 2018-2019 calendar for more information on dates.

News & Events

Registration is OPEN for private lessons for the full school year and for select classes and programs that do not have audition or placements. Once the audition period is over and placement has been announced, those classes will move from "read-only" to "register now."

New Students

All new students may contact our office at 513-556-2595, or e-mail
at, for more information and customized assistance.

You also may download and complete our fillable New Student form and email it to

2018-2019 Parking Passes

Parking Passes for Fall 2018 and for the full school year are available for sale. Purchased passes are now available for pick-up in the Preparatory Office. Please see the Parking and Directions page for more information and links to purchase parking passes.


Please see the Calendar Page for more dates in the 2018-19 school year.