Learning to sing or play a musical instrument can be a life-changing experience. Music lessons have been shown to enhance a student’s growth and learning process. Placing students and teachers together in a musically enriched environment is part of Perkins Center for the Arts’ mission in the arts.

Perkins Center Conservatory of Music offers a full program of instruction for students of all ages and levels of ability, ages 5 to adult. Conservatory faculty members are graduates of major music conservatories and universities. Many of our instructors have rigorous training in specialized musical fields and perform professionally. Students of the conservatory receive a musical education that builds creativity and confidence, traits that are essential for life-long learning and achievement. Students register for 30-minute, 45-minute or one-hour lessons. Ensemble instruction is also available.

Current Moorestown Offerings

Current Collingswood Offerings

Cost and Schedule

The Conservatory school year is arranged in four 10 week quarters from September through June. The summer session is flexible in duration. A student may enroll at any time during any given quarter. Tuition will be pro-rated, dependent upon the date lessons begin. Students will be billed individually according to teacher/student schedules. Payment for quarters and summer session is due in full by the first lesson of each quarter.

  • 1/2 hour – $28.00 for Members, $31.00 for Non-Members
  • 3/4 hour – $39.00 for Members, $42.00 for Non-Members
  • 1 hour – $50.00 for Members, $53.00 for Non-Members
  • 1 hour ensemble* – $30.00 for Members, $33.00 for Non-Members

*Ensemble instruction is arranged by teachers according to students’ skills.

1st Quarter
September 4 – November 10, 2018
*No Lessons – September 4, 2018

2nd Quarter
November 12, 2018 – January 26, 2019
*No Lessons- November 22, 23 and December 24, 2018 through January 1, 2019
*Dedicated Make-up Week January 28 – February 1, 2019

3rd Quarter
February 4 – April 13, 2019

4th Quarter
April 15 – June 22, 2019
*No Lessons – May 27, 2019

Flexible Summer Session begins June 24, 2019

Additional information

Conservatory of Music Brochure- FY18
Conservatory of Music Policy
Conservatory of Music Faculty

For more information about the Conservatory of Music program, please call Monday through Friday at 856-235-6488.