Programs

Arts plus programs designed for you.

Our programs are designed to make outstanding arts education accessible for students of all ages and skill levels. From private lessons and summer camps to outreach programs in underserved populations, we strive to provide every member of the community with access to the benefits of a transformative arts education.

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  • Weekly series and one-day offerings exploring music and art for all ages.

  • Kids, youth, and teen camps with varying music and art themes.

  • Since 1969, we have been committed to making quality arts education accessible to everyone. Of the 4,500 students Arts+ reaches each year, roughly half receive their arts education for free or at a reduced rate. Our outreach programs make it possible for students of all backgrounds to access the transformative power of arts education.

  • Programs Plus provides outstanding arts education to Charlotte students in a group setting like schools and other organizations. While some programs take place in our central location, we also offer “on-the-go” programs that can be transported to classrooms around the city. By bringing transformative arts education to existing classrooms, we help ensure that students of all ages, skill levels, and socioeconomic backgrounds can tap into the irreplaceable benefits of arts education, including critical thinking skills, problem-solving, and creativity. We strive to make arts education convenient and accessible for students so that they will be encouraged to continue exploring their budding artistic interests.

  • Free, creative, out-of-school youth development program for Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students.

  • Summer session of free, creative, out-of-school youth development program for Charlotte-Mecklenburg high school students.

  • Ready to embrace your inner musician? Whether you’re just starting out or taking it to the next level, you can reach your potential with Arts+.

    We proudly offer in-person and virtual lessons! Ask about a commitment-free complimentary lesson.

  • Violin, viola, cello, and harp instruction following the principles of language acquisition.

  • Let Arts+ help you find your passion, whether you're picking up an instrument for the first time or returning to a past love.

    Ask about Six Weeks of Private Lessons! Give private lessons a try for just six weeks to see how you like it!

  • Unleashing creativity, transforming lives, and building community through outstanding and accessible choir education.

    Love to sing? Click here to learn more about joining the CYC family.


  • Weekly series and one-day offerings exploring art for adults.