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“The faculty at PCM are all experienced, professional teachers and performing musicians. I am an adult learner, but I would recommend PCM to students of any age. In addition to the wonderful faculty, PCM’s location at Woodfords Church offers a first-rate performance venue. Overall, my time at PCM has been a wonderful & enriching experience!” – Cathy M. Wolfeboro, NH

Private Lessons

»  Over 25 different instruments
»  Composition and music theory
»  Outstanding faculty

Portland Youth Chorus

The Portland Youth Chorus — formerly Boy Singers of Maine and Girl Singers of Maine — from grades K to 12 come together to sing. The repertoire is varied and the choirs perform throughout the year.

Group Classes & Summer Camps

Play music in small groups. Enjoy learning opera, the ukulele, cello, jazz and rock and Suzuki violin lessons.

Suzuki Method

»  Violin group lessons
» Private lessons in violin, viola, and cello
»  Outstanding Suzuki faculty

Early Childhood Music

Infants to five year olds have fun with experience activities that prepare them for music enjoyment.

Music Certificate

The Portland Conservatory Music Certificate Program is a competitive and professionally oriented program dedicated to the musical and personal growth of musicians of all ages.

Jazz Studies

Our innovative jazz program teachers students how to improvise and to understand contemporary and classic jazz.

Chamber Ensembles

Students become part of a chamber music group, from duos to octets, in either mixed instrument groups or traditional instrumental combinations.

As member of an ensemble, students gain a shared sense of responsibility and become better listeners, performers, and musicians as a whole.