Classes and Lessons through the Conservatory


Individual instruction is offered on stringed instruments, woodwinds, brass, guitar, voice, and piano, at the Conservatory building, 314 W. Section St., Mt. Vernon, Washington.

Beginners, resumers, intermediate and advanced students, children and adults, are welcomed by our experienced staff.

See the Instructors page to find a teacher. Lesson times and payment are arranged directly with the teacher.


Fill out the registration form (you can print it out here or get one from your teacher) to sign up for lessons and apply for scholarship assistance, and to receive announcements of Conservatory events.

Registration Form


See the Calendar for all upcoming class information.

Classes are offered in drama to youth age 7-18 years at the Conservatory building, 314 W. Section St., Mt. Vernon, Washington. Contact the instructor, Lydia Randall for information about upcoming drama opportunities.

Choirs and Vocal Ensembles are taught by Conservatory Director Sharyn Peterson. Contact her at for information.

The Conservatory offers orchestras for youth age 6-21 in Mt Vernon and Bellingham. Sinfonettes are open to any child with one year musical instruction. The Junior Symphonies are designed for musicians with a minimum of two years of experience, and the Youth Symphonies consist of the most experienced players. See our Youth Orchestras department for more information.

PCMA is a place where all ages may study artistic disciplines to enrich lives, gain expertise, and create careers.