Karger College Prep singer - Portland Conservatory of MusicCollege Prep Program

Maine’s premier College Prep Program, provides admitted students with a comprehensive musical education, master classes, and coaching from members of the conservatory faculty as well as professional musicians in the New England area.

Students meet on Saturdays and receive instruction in:

  • Music Theory
  • Music History
  • Ear Training
  • Chamber Music

How to Apply

Learn more about PCM’s College Prep Program and how to apply.

Chiharu Naruse and Student - Portland Conservatory of MusicExtended Lessons Scholarships

A limited number of Extended-Lesson Scholarships are available each semester for private lessons. These scholarships reward dedicated students by providing an additional 15 minutes of free lesson time every week throughout the academic year.

Please contact us if you are interested in applying for one of these scholarships. To be eligible for an Extended-Lesson Scholarship, students must be registered at PCM and be planning to take private lessons for the full semester.

Auditions for the 2019-20 Academic Year will take place on August 26; the application deadline is Monday, August 19.

How to Schedule Your Audition

» Please call (207-775-3356) or email our Registrar.
» Or fill out the application form (PDF) and provide the faculty recommendation form (PDF). You can drop them off at our office or  email them to us, if you prefer.

Boy Singers of Maine - Portland Conservatory of MusicBoy Singers of Maine

PCM proudly assumed leadership of the Boy Singers of Maine in 2017, an esteemed organization with over 30 years of history of performing nationally and internationally. The BSOM is directed by Shelley Willcox.

To join the Boy Singers of Maine, please contact Shelley Willcox for registration information. 

Girl Singers of Maine - Portland Conservatory of MusicGirl Singers of Maine

We offer an exciting choral program for young women who love to sing. The Girl Singers of Maine (GSOM)  started in 2016-17. The choir was earlier known as the Sisters in Song. The GSOM is directed by Shelley Willcox.

To join the Girl Singers of Maine, please contact Shelley Willcox for registration information.