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Private Lessons

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.

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Performing Ensembles

Support for ensembles playing is an important element of the GRU Music Conservatory Program. Our ensembles are open to home school students, public students, and other in appropriate age groups who wish to have high quality ensemble performance opportunities.

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Teaching Staff

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.

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Online Registration

Looking to register for a class? Almost all of our course offerings are available for online registration.

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Summer Music Camps

Our Summer Music Camps have a huge presence in the month of June. Including the Chamber Music Institute, Orchestra Camp, Vocal Camp, and Band Camp, we have something for every school-age musician.



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:


Physical Address

Georgia Regents University

Fine Arts Center A-6

2500 Walton Way

Augusta, GA 30904

Mailing Address

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





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