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.
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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
- Choral Training
- Music Theory & Composition
- Vocal Instruction (Ages 12 and up)
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 – $30.00 for Members, $33.00 for Non-Members
- 3/4 hour – $41.00 for Members, $44.00 for Non-Members
- 1 hour – $52.00 for Members, $55.00 for Non-Members
- 1 hour ensemble* – $32.00 for Members, $35.00 for Non-Members
*Ensemble instruction is arranged by teachers according to students’ skills.
August 31 – November 7, 2020
November 9 – January 23, 2021
*No Lessons- November 26 & 27; December 24, 2019 through January 1, 2021
+Dedicated Make-up Week January 25 – January 30, 2021
February 1 – April 10, 2021
April 12 – June 19, 2021
*No Lessons – May 31, 2021
Flexible Summer Session begins June 21, 2021
A limited number of Perkins Center for the Arts scholarships are available for art classes, conservatory of music, and camps based on financial need. To apply for a scholarship, please complete the application with the required documentation.
For more information on scholarship opportunities contact Director of Education, Allison Hunt.
Perkins Center for the Arts is also seeking scholarship sponsorships. To sponsor a scholarship for classes, the conservatory of music, or summer camp, please contact Development Officer, Isabella Lee.
For more information about the Conservatory of Music program, please contact Bryan Williams, Conservatory Manager via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Monday through Friday at 856-235-6488.