The GRU Conservatory Program offer private instruction in all the standard performance areas including winds, brass, keyboard, voice, and strings
Our Music classes are taught in small group settings and include workshops and Masterclasses taught by area experts.
Our staff is comprised of many of the August area's best musicians. Our staff are active teachers and performers in the Augusta area as well as the Southeastern United States region.
Looking to register for a class? Almost all of our course offerings are available for online registration.
Since its creation in 1983, the Conservatory Program has provided private and group music instruction of the highest quality to the Greater-Augusta community. With more than fifty faculty members and an annual enrollment of several hundred students, the Conservatory Program of Georgia Regents University is the area’s leader in music instruction. The GRU Conservatory Program offers; Music Classes and Workshops, Music Ensembles, Summer Music Camps, and Private Music Instruction. Private lessons are available for nearly every instrument including mandolin, banjo, penny whistle, recorder, classical and acoustic guitar, along with more traditional voice, strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments.
The philosophy of the Music Conservatory Program is that music is for everyone, and is a vital part of the community. We welcome young and old, accomplished and beginner, students of all levels and visions.
We have an outstanding, professional faculty who enjoy challenging the promising musicianship of young musicians as well as guiding the advanced skills of more experienced musicians. Every faculty member in the Conservatory Program has earned at least an undergraduate degree in Music or Music Education and teaching experience. Among the 53 teachers currently teaching for us, 23 have masters degrees, and 12 have completed doctorates in music.
The Music Conservatory Program, Main Office is located in the Fine Arts Center on the Campus of Georgia Regents University. The Fine Arts Center is located between the Maxwell Theatre and Raines Hall. Our address and contact information are:
Georgia Regents University
Fine Arts Center A-6
2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904
Music Conservatory Program
Division of PaCE
1120 15th Street, FI-1066
Augusta, GA 30912
Fine Arts Center: (706)721-7971
PaCE: (706)721-2329 or (706)731-3083
Tayler Norwood, Consevatory Director