Portland Conservatory of Music

Changing Lives One Note at a Time
Celebrating our 25th anniversary enhancing the quality of life through music education for all ages, abilities and financial levels.

The Woodford’s Church building and PCM are currently closed due to flooding.  We still offer lessons, both online and in-person. Please call us at (207) 775-3356 or email for more information.

COVID-19 and PCM

Read our COVID-19 Guidelines for Families and how to apply for financial assistance if you’ve experience loss of income due to the coronavirus pandemic. Private classes are offered online only. Group classes are held both online and in-person at St. Luke’s Cathedral.

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ONLINE CONCERT

Our Noonday Concert Series is partially made possible by the generosity of our sponsors, Norman Hanson DeTroy and the Portland Rossini ClubAs a nonprofit, we also rely on your individual donations.  This year’s Noonday donations are matched again by The David Nichols Charitable Trust.  We thank our sponsors for their continued support, and you for your generosity.

Each video is 3-5 minutes. Our faculty demonstrate their instruments and share interesting aspects about the pieces they perform. We hope you enjoy them!

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Students from PCM’s Karger College Prep Program perform selections from Dvorak’s 5th and Cordero’s 3rd movement.

Karger College Prep Students Perform
Learn more about students in PCM’s Karger College Prep Program.
Iris Ensemble - Portland Conservatory of Music

The Value of Music Education

Look carefully – you’ll find musicians at the top of any industry. Learn more >

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

FACULTY

Get to know our 50+ faculty members, among the best in Maine, who teach over 30 instruments.

Chiharu Naruse playing piano - Faculty - Portland Conservatory of Music

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Steinway Piano

Steinway Has Come to Maine!

As a Partner Studio, we’ve received five Steinway pianos to use in our studios and concert spaces.  Learn more about how these pianos further music education and how you can purchase a high performance Steinway piano at a special price.

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We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit community music school. Your support helps bring high quality music education within everyone’s reach.

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THANKS TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS

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