Music School

It's Never Too Early or Too Late to Study Music!

Whether for personal growth or preparation for a musical career, the experience of studying with a professional performing musician will provide a lifetime of enrichment.

Formerly the Hudson Valley Philharmonic Music School, The Music School at Dutchess Community College has offered instruction since 1972.

The Music School at DCC offers:

  • Individual lessons on all instruments and voice
  • Small group classes for all levels
  • Early childhood music education
  • Chamber music program for all ages
  • Performance experience for students
  • Children's summer music programs
  • Senior group class discounts
Click here for the Summer 2014 brochure.

Classes Taught by Accomplished Musicians

Our faculty of over 85 members are highly accomplished musicians who perform professionally. Many have studied at major conservatories, such as Julliard, Manhattan, Eastman, Berklee, and Indiana earning degrees in music performance and education. Our teachers have solid experience in helping students make good progress through individual programs that build on the personal needs and interests of each student. Learn more about our instructors.

Become a part of our musical community!