Portland Conservatory of Music

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

We have exciting news

PCM's New Home in Portland's West End

PCM has moved into its new home at 28 Neal St. in Portland’s West End.  All in-person lessons will now take place at the new location.

Learn more about our move in the Portland Press Herald, the West End News and Mainebiz.


Browse the group class schedule before registering online.


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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.

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.

The Art of the Duo | Dimensions in Jazz

September 25 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Two jazz greats perform The Art of the Duo: Joe Fonda, bass [...]

Harold Stover – Noonday Concert Series

October 7 @ 12:15 pm - 12:50 pm

Organist and composer Harold Stover, a charter member of the Conservatory faculty, opens the [...]

"Electronic music comes in all sounds, colors, and textures, but drummer RJ Miller [...]

Nathan Kolosko and Eric LaPerna have come together to form a duo performing [...]


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

Here are the faculty who teach piano, violin and voice. Find all instructors and instruments.

Jane Clukey
Jackie Grigg, Jazz Vocal Instructor
Hidenori (Heday) Inoue, Online lessons only
Mary Johnston Letellier
Elizabeth Rollins, Adult Choir Choral Director
Luette Saul
Shelley Willcox, Youth Choral Director of BSOM/GSOM

Students Performng at PCM’s 2021 Spring Recitals

Steinway has come to Maine!

Steinway Piano Keyboard

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.

Thanks to Our Generous Sponsors

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