• 2018 GoodGiving Challenge

    We need YOU to join us for the 2018 Good Giving Challenge! This year, the Challenge will be one week of unprecedented nonprofit giving—and it’s your chance make a real difference, right here in our community.
    If you believe that music should be accessible to all children regardless of their ability to pay, then you love the Central Music Academy! And by showing your love through the GoodGiving Challenge, you help sustain this amazing organization, which gives so much to our community. Please give between Tuesday, November 27 - Tuesday, December 4 at

  • 2018 CMA Rocks The House

    Presented by Kinetic Vet, our 5th Annual CMA Rocks the House will be an amazing evening of food, fun, music, and art held at the Hilton Lexington/Downtown from 7:00pm - 10:00pm on October 12. This year's CMA Rocks the House Special Honoree will be Michael Rintamaa, a founding CMA board member whose work throughout Lexington's music community is immeasurable. 

    Evening entertainment will be provided by CMA students and teachers. Guests will enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and hors d'oeuvres while bidding on silent auction items including artwork from renowned local artists and various items donated by local businesses. Join us for this fabulous evening supporting the arts and underserved youth in the community! 

    Photo by John Lynner Peterson

  • New location!

    In June of 2018, the Central Music Academy moved to The Robert H. Williams Cultural Center located at 644 Georgetown St, Lexington, KY 40508. We are excited to be in this historic space and start our summer programs in a few week!

  • 2018 - 2019 Marketing and Development Coordinator VISTA

    Marketing and Development Coordinator VISTA

    The primary responsibility of the Marketing Coordinator VISTA will be to coordinate the process of updating, enhancing, expanding and implementing marketing and public relations plans that will build organizational and community capacity. Secondarily, he/she will help with development and donor engagement.

    The VISTA's activities will include developing and releasing the organization’s newsletter; managing our current and any new social media outlets; managing and developing our website; building partnerships with community organizations; grant writing; soliciting donations and other in-kind support for the project; assisting with the creation and distribution of promotional materials, including community calendars, print ads, press releases, and PSAs; supporting the planning, production and administration of CMA's fundraising events by helping to prepare CMA's fundraising event materials, sponsorship packages, programs, signage, etc., and assisting with event logistics and in managing on-site production with the event as necessary.

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