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 – $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.

1st Quarter
September 3 – November 19, 2019

2nd Quarter
November 11, 2019 – January 25, 2020
*No Lessons- November 28, 29 and December 24, 2019 through January 1, 2020
*Dedicated Make-up Week January 27 – 31, 2020

3rd Quarter
February 3 – April 11, 2020

4th Quarter
April 13 – June 20, 2020
*No Lessons – May 25, 2020

Flexible Summer Session begins June 22, 2020

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 contact Bryan Williams, Conservatory Manager via email at bwilliams@perkinscenter.org or call Monday through Friday at 856-235-6488.