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.
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.
September 3 – November 19, 2019
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
February 3 – April 11, 2020
April 13 – June 20, 2020
*No Lessons – May 25, 2020
Flexible Summer Session begins June 22, 2020
For more information about the Conservatory of Music program, please call Monday through Friday at 856-235-6488.