About Us

The Midcoast School of Music offers music lessons in Portland and Bath on all musical instruments, including: bass guitar, guitar, brass instruments (trumpet, trombone, etc.), woodwinds (saxophone, clarinet, flute, etc.), piano, drums, voice, and even in specialized areas like turntables and music production. Our instructors are some of the best professional musicians in New England who, in addition to their time spent teaching, can be seen performing throughout New England.

To further our student’s musical education, we also offer various ensembles. Each of these groups is focused on either the genre of music being performed (such as our Bebop Jazz or Classic Rock ensembles) or on a specific artist (such as our Tower Of Power or Stevie Wonder ensembles). Students will further their individual skills but also learn valuable lessons from playing in a dynamic smaller group. Through these multi-week programs, students will hone their craft and prepare themselves for a public performance showcase to be held at a local venue where they can show off their skills in a real gig setting.

The Midcoast School of Music also offers classes in music theory, ear training, and aspects of recording technology. We are dedicated to providing a solid foundation of musical literacy that will enable our students to make greater strides in any musical venture, or field, as well as assist them to develop a greater sense of self-confidence, and self-reliance.

Our comfortable classrooms are located at two campuses: within the inviting atmosphere of the Bath United Church of Christ (150 Congress Avenue in Bath, Maine – map and directions) and at the back of Starbird Piano Gallery (525 Forest Avenue in Portland, Maine – map and directions).

Students of all ages and ability levels are welcome at the Midcoast School of Music. We recognize that every student will come to us with their own unique requirements and goals, as well as their preferred style of learning.

With this in mind, we’re offering several different lesson/class options, including:

  • Individual instruction
  • Small groups
  • Ensembles

It’s our goal to insure our students feel comfortable in any lesson setting so they’re better able to enjoy their experiences and receive maximum benefit from their learning opportunity with us.

Interested? Let Us Know!

Would you or your child like to sign up for music lessons, an ensemble, or a class at one of our locations? Then please fill out the form below and we’ll be in touch very soon.

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