The Portland Conservatory of Music (PCM) is proud to be celebrating its 24th year as a nonprofit community music school.
We offer music education and bring concert performances to the people of Southern Maine.
Growth and Opportunity
We have grown significantly in the last several years:
130%+ growth in enrollment since 2015
300+ students of all ages and abilities
50+ talented faculty teaching 30+ instruments
New Offerings for 2019/20
Increased financial aid (30%-50% discount on private and group lessons)
Early Childhood Music program for children ages newborn to 5 years
TREBLES choir for boys and girls, grades K-1
Expansion of group class offerings, making music lessons more affordable and building community
In addition to our diverse and excellent music lessons, we have two specialized divisions and lead two children’s choirs:
Karger College Prep, an intensive program for talented middle and high school students
Jazz Studies, teaches improvisational skills to both youth and adults
Boy Singers of Maine, an esteemed choir with a 37-year history and under PCM’s leadership since 2017
Girl Singers of Maine, 50+ girls in three choirs for grades 2-12
Noonday Concert Series
Our free weekly Noonday Concerts provide music lovers equal access to quality music.
Portland Press Herald music critic Allan Kozinn described the Noonday concerts as one of PCM’s most broadly useful services.
Festivals and Jazz Concerts
To further our educational mission, we organize two festivals and a jazz concert series.
Our mission is to transform lives through the power of music.
Please join us on this musical journey.