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Affordable Music Instruction & Classes
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 Mission Statement

The Community Academy of Music and Arts (CAMA) is a community based program offering a  diverse program of fine arts education for students of every age, gender, and race fostering  artistic expression, performance, growth and appreciation of the arts in the greater Nashville  area by providing the highest quality arts instruction. Our program is learner centered and  service centered to create awareness of TSU in the community.   

CAMA History

CAMA is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that was first established in 2008.The founder,  Christa Williams was an instructor of private piano at Tennessee State University. It later came  under the direction of Rod Bronaugh, who continued its growth by establishing a variety of  programs that have become signature to CAMA including the Safari Arts camp, Musical Theater  camp and the CAMA boys choir which was modeled after the iconic Harlem Boys Choir. CAMA  structural expansion has continued under the direction of Dylan Griffith and is seeing continued  growth under Kaylina Madison Crawley tutelage. 

 Summer Program Offerings

CAMA Camp 

Date:​ June 3rd-June 28th 2019   ​Time:​ 9:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m  Ages:​  ​Ages 5-11  Tuition:​ $135 per week or  $500/Month ​(Breakfast, lunch, and snack included)

Come join us for our annual CAMA Summer camp full of literature, music, art, theater and a host of other activities. This year’s theme will be centered around the great state we live in: Tennessee. For one whole month we will be diving into the rich history and culture of Tennessee!

Musical Theater Cam

Date:​ : July-8th-19th 2019          ​ Time:​ 9:00 a.m. -3:30 p.m             ​Ages: ​8-17  Tuition: ​$275 ​                              (Breakfast, lunch, and snack included)

As CAMA's highly popular summer program, the musical theatre camp is geared for youth ages to experience the life of a Broadway star in a musical production in which they'll star! This

experience includes vocal instruction, dance, stage management, and acting. The program will conclude with a final performance for family & friends showcasing the youth along with their NEW thespian knowledge and understanding. 


Applications are open! Please ​click on the link below to fill out the online registration form for CAMA our CAMA camp and Musical Theater Camp.

CAMA Registration 2019

CAMA Scholarship Information

Payment Information

FORMS OF PAYMENT: Only check and cash payments can be made at our site locations: Music Office PAC room 104 or CAMA Office PAC room 102 in the performing arts building (PAC). Both are located at Tennessee State University. Please make checks payable to ​Tennessee State University Foundation - CAMA​. There will be a $25.00 charge for any check returned to CAMA. After three returned checks within a six month period we will only accept cash. Outstanding balances resulting from uncollected returned checks or programs must be taken care of before the child may enroll or attend any CAMA program.

Payment Schedule:
1st deposit April 3rd
2nd deposit May 3rd
Final deposit June 3rd 

 For more information on camp and payments click here ​Parent Handbook 2019​ ​for the parent handbook! 

Want More CAMA?

CAMA is in the process of expanding to a year long program with an emphasis on community outreach.  Check out one of our community concert with the ALIAS Ensemble


CAMA Director: Kaylina Madison Crawley  615- 963-5356 
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