Portland Conservatory of Music

Changing Lives One Note at a Time
Celebrating our 27 years of enhancing the quality of life through music education and performance for all ages, abilities, and financial levels.

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Join us for PERFORMANCES throughout the year

Our Noonday Concert Series and Dimensions in Jazz are the cornerstones of our concert calendar. Student recitals and special musical events, like the Casco Bay Islands Concert Series,  and festivals round out the year.

Violin Student Performing at Spring Recital


Explore our wide-ranging music educational programs open to all ages and abilities.

We offer learning experiences from private lessons and choirs to jazz ensembles and early childhood music.


The Value of Music Education

Look carefully – you’ll find musicians at the top of any industry. The practice of making music helps us lead richer and more fulfilling lives.

We proudly offer several awards that recognize musical and teaching excellence.


Get to know our 50+ faculty members, among the best in Maine, who teach over 25 instruments.

Learn to play or sing!

Want to learn piano or violin?  What about the cello or the ukkulele or guitar? Looking for a group class?

PCM Faculty Member Teaching

Students Performng at PCM’s 2021 Spring Recitals

Michael Bostock

On Nov. 4, 2021 Michael Bostock was awarded the Frank Glazer Medal for Piano Performance.

He performed for the Noonday Concert Series where the award was announced.

Michael played all movements of Beethoven’s Pathetique, Shostakovich’s 4 Preludes, and works by Mendelssohn.


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