Mission and Vision | Webster University

Mission and Vision



To provide students in our region with music education and performance opportunities of the highest quality, and to contribute to the artistic vibrancy of the St. Louis community.


The Community Music School of Webster University (CMS) will be known nationally as an exceptional music education institution with a reputation based on the talents and accomplishments of its students and outstanding faculty.  A culturally diverse CMS student population will represent all ages, abilities, and economic backgrounds drawn by a common love of music, a wide ranges of high quality programs, and outstanding performance opportunities.  The CMS will be a truly musical community where relationships are developed within a supportive environment of rich musical experiences.  Integral to a thriving and accomplished arts program nurtured by Webster University, the CMS will benefit from strong relationships with both academic and professional faculty, insightful community  stewardship, growing annual and endowed funding, and access to quality education and performance facilities.