Carroll County String Project
Carroll County String Project

Welcome to the

OPUS Community Music School

formerly known as the

Carroll County String Project


We are a local non-profit organization featuring the highest quality music instruction. We offer lessons to students of every age, ability and background in three convenient Maryland locations throughout Carroll County. We offer music lessons in Eldersburg, Westminster and New Windsor.  


Find us at our

new website here!







100 Days of Practicing Chart
Did you see the awards handed out at the recital for 100 days of practicing in a row? If you'd like to try for your own award, simply download this document, and get started practicing! Good luck!
100 Days of Practicing at CCSP.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [506.2 KB]
Carroll County String Project Inc
Dear CCSP students and families,
Summer registration is now open!
Our summer session is a time for flexibility in lesson scheduling.  We know that you're planning on a vacation, but you still want some music lessons!
Registration is now open for:
4 week sessions beginning in May, June, July or August (New this year!)
6 weeks of lessons beginning anytime
10 weeks of lessons beginning anytime
14 weeks of lessons beginning in May or June
AND - NEW this summer:
Please join us June 20-24th for the first ever Carroll Summer Brass hosted by the Carroll County String Project and Wesley Freedom United Methodist Church! CCSP Brass Faculty member, David Anderson will be joined by other local performers and teachers to present a week of brass solo and ensemble recitals, masterclasses and clinics.

Participants will play as a group in rehearsals throughout the week working towards a performance on Friday, June 24th. Throughout the week, they will meet fellow brass players from across Carroll County area while attending group lessons and recitals with faculty and guest artists.

For more details and registration info:
***Look for details on a Carroll Summer Winds and Chamber Music workshop coming soon!***



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Locations & Directions

Mark Your Calendars!


Monday, July 25 -

Fall registration opens

Our studios often fill up fast, and the best way to reserve your spot and get the best price is to register early!  You can go to our NEW WEBSITE to register:


August 15-20 -

Painting party!

We'll be painting the main floor studios between August 15th and 20th. Look for more detailed information to come as we get closer to that week, and for a signup sheet for those of you who would be willing to contribute brushes, tarps, and maybe even a bucket of paint!


Tuesday, August 23rd -  4:30-9 pm: Open house at our Eldersburg studio

We are going to have an open house at the Eldersburg studio on Tuesday, August 23rd from 4:00-7:00 pm.  Please join us!  We will be having some mini performances, and some workshops for specific instruments.

We will especially be featuring our students who participated in the Chamber Music Festival, and those who are interested in joining these groups this year!


Monday, August 29th - First day of lessons

This is the first day of fall semester lessons at OPUS!  We are beginning the same day as the Carroll County Public Schools, so mark your calendars!


Saturday, September 10th- 9 am -2 pm

OPUS has been asked to provide a children's area at the Sykesville Harvest Festival.  We will have an area with small percussion instruments, mini violins, and other musical fun that kids of all ages can do, and we need your help!   


Sunday, September 25th-

9 am -1 pm

OPUS has asked to provide music for the Sykesville Farmer's Market, and we would like to include students in this event!  This is a fantastic morning, filled with local food vendors, farmers and artisans, and the outside performance is casual and fun.  

Our performance area is on a grassy area in the shade of a large tree.


Want more calendar information?


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(Or go to our Calendar page)


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