Brooklyn Conservatory Of Music Private & Group Lessons in Brooklyn, NY

Rated Excellent
Rated Excellent from 1 review
Originally founded in 1897 as a formal conservatory serving 200 students, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music (BCM) has since transformed into a community music school, and now serves 15, 000 individuals through music instruction, music therapy, and community concerts throughout Brooklyn, Queens, and Manhattan. BCM provides three programs: 1) Music Partners Program; 2) Music Therapy Program; and 3) On- Site Music Programs.

We at the Conservatory are in the business of not just teaching the nuts and bolts of music. We are also in the inspiration business. Music can and does enhance our lives. A thriving community center, the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music is the hub for building community through music education.
Lessons Offered
  • Brass
  • Drums
  • Guitar
  • Horn
  • Music Theory
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Songwriting
  • Voice
Contact Information
Contact Person Karen Geer
Phone Number (718) 622-3300
City Brooklyn, NY
Zip Code 11217
Address 58 7th Ave
Professional Associations and Certifications
  • National Guild for Community Arts Education
National Guild for Community Arts Education
Key People
Jerome Harris
Guitar, Bass Guitar
Acclaimed guitarist/bass guitarist Jerome Harris has recorded and/or toured with Sonny Rollins, Jack DeJohnette, Don Byron, Bill Frisell, Marty Ehrlich, and Julius Hemphill, among many others. Harris was raised in Brooklyn, New York, where he explored a wide range of American popular and traditional music genres, including blues, folk and gospel.
Brian Snow
Cellist Brian Snow enjoys an active career performing music of various styles in and around New York City. He has performed with the Emerson String Quartet, Mark Morris Dance group, Alarm Will Sound, and the All-American Rejects, and is a member of Newspeak Ensemble, the Manhattan Chamber Players, and Ashmont Hill Chamber Music (Boston).
Craig Bailey
Sax, Flute, Clarinet
Craig Bailey emerged in the mid-'90s to become one of the most consistently inventive and potentially significant saxophonist, flutist and clarinetist of his generation. He had played in his native Cincinnati and studied at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida, graduating in 1984. After moving to New York in 1985, Bailey worked with big bands led by Charlie Persip (1985-1986), Slide Hampton, and Ray Charles (1987-2003).
Rupert Boyd
One of the most talented guitarists of his generation, Australian born Rupert Boyd has performed throughout the United States, Canada, Spain, Italy, France and Australia, and has been described by The Washington Post as “truly evocative”, and by Classical Guitar Magazine as “a player who deserves to be heard”.
Eugenia Betman
Hailing from the Republic of Georgia, Ms. Betman got a B.A. in Piano Performance & Pedagogy from the Conservatory Music School for gifted children and got her M.A. in Piano Performance, Accompaniment & Pedagogy from the Georgian State Conservatory of Music, where she also did advanced post-graduate study in chamber music.
Luis Casal
Dr. Luis Casal is one of Panama’s leading violinists and violists, the Panama News cites: “Panama does have a worthy classical scene, and right at the top of it we find Luis Enrique Casal.” Mr. Casal is vice president of the Sinfonнa Concertante Foundation of Panama, an honorary academic adviser to the Alfredo Saint Malo Music Festival, and violin/viola instructor of the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music.
Rated Excellent (5 of 5) from 1 review
  This is a wonderful, welcoming place
by Fallopia T. from Manhattan, NY
Mar 27, 2011
This is an amazing neighborhood music school, with world-class teachers and ambitious programs. I attended a jazz clinic yesterday that was led by tuba virtuoso, educator, and luminary Bob Stewart teaching kids improvisation techniques on their instruments; this is amazing and if more people were exposed to stuff like this, the world would be a better place.
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