The Michigan State University (MSU) Community Music School (CMS), a subdivision of the MSU College of Music, brings music education and music therapy to individuals of all ages and abilities in the community. Through music, CMS programs and services have the ability to transform lives. Therapy clients have spoken their first words at CMS. Young music students who were struggling academically have found the confidence and resolve to succeed in school. Other students have found their professional calling at CMS and have gone on to study music at the collegiate level. At CMS, Adults who once felt isolated have found a community and a sense of belonging.