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Do you offer virtual or in-person lessons?

The majority of lessons and classes are in person at one of our satellite locations. If you are uncomfortable with in-person, or should a specific need arise, we do offer online lessons.

What are your administrative office hours?

Our office is staffed Saturday 9 am – 5 pm. That said, you can reach us anytime by phone or text at 718-841-7415, or via email at info@bronxconservatory.org

Where are you located?

Our main location is at the Bronx Community College, in Guggenheim Hall Room 203. Our satellite locations can be seen here.

How can I register for lessons?

You can sign up for lessons here, or call us at 718-841-7415.

What is the cost of tuition?

See our Admissions and Fees page for up to date information.

Do you offer a payment plan?

Yes. You can defer half of tuition by choosing the 2 payment installment plan. See our Admissions and Fees page for more information.

What instruments do you offer private lessons for?

Piano, violin, viola, cello, bass, guitar, and voice

Do you offer group lessons?

We offer group lessons in musicianship skills, which classes are free to student enrolled in private lessons.

Do I have to buy an instrument when I take lessons?

You must acquire an instrument within the first 2-3 weeks of the semester. Faculty may advise you on rentals and purchases. A limited number of keyboards, string instruments, and guitars are available on loan, free of charge. Please contact the administrative office for information about our instrument rental library.

What materials do I need to purchase for lessons?

You will need to purchase lesson books, music scores, notebooks and any other materials required by your teacher.

My child has never studied music before, what instrument should they choose?

Let them choose the instrument they want to learn most! The healthiest learning environment will grow when a student chooses the instrument he or she wants to study.

What are your “Musicianship Skills” courses?

The Musicianship Skills courses are a mix of music theory, rhythm, and ear-training combined. They meet for one hour on Saturdays and are open to all students age 7 and up.

If I miss a lesson, do you provide make-ups?

If you or your child cannot make it to your lesson, you unfortunately forfeit the lesson. Lessons are only made up if the teacher misses a class.

Something broke on my child’s instrument. What should I do?

Notify your teacher and or contact infor@bronxconservatory.org