All PMAC instruction centers on the joy of creating art and playing music. Whether you are a beginner or advanced student, youth or adult, our lesson program will meet your specific needs and bring fun and excitement into your life.


THE MANY BENEFITS OF INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION AT PMAC:

• One-on-one lessons with a music or visual arts mentor
• Study with a professional trained in their given field
• Lessons tailored to your goals
• Exhibitions for art students & recitals for music students
• Departmental Workshops 
• Written progress reports
• Performances with an accompanist
• Community performances and exhibitions
• Master Classes with guest artists
• Career & college consultations with faculty members

INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION
Portsmouth Music and Arts Center, 973 Islington Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801, 603-431-4278
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or call 603.431.4278
NEW STUDENTS:
New lesson students start with a SIX-WEEK TRIAL of six, half-hour, weekly private lessons (45 minutes for visual art students). Once a trial is complete, a student may continue for the rest of the semester in the same lesson day/time and with the same instructor. Tuition is pro-rated for the remainder of the semester, after the trial is complete. Students may start a six-week trial at any time during the year.

MUSIC SIX-WEEK TRIAL (30-minute lessons): $225 ($213 with PMAC Card)
VISUAL ART SIX-WEEK TRIAL (45-minute lessons): $312 ($300 with PMAC Card)

TO SCHEDULE LESSON TIMES:
Call the PMAC office at 603-431-4278, e-mail katie@pmaconline.org to select your lesson time or register online at www.pmaconline.org to inquire about availability.



INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION TUITION RATES:

30 MINUTE LESSONS: $675 ($639 with PMAC Card)
45 MINUTE LESSONS: $936 ($900 with PMAC Card)
60 MINUTE LESSONS: $1,215 ($1,179 with PMAC Card)

Lesson Students can start at any time with private lessons. 
Music students may take 30-, 45- or 60-minute lessons. 
Art students may take 45 or 60 minute lessons (due to set-up/breakdown 
time, art lessons are a minimum of 45-minutes).

THE FALL 2016 SEMESTER IS SEPTEMBER 6, 2016 – JANUARY 21, 2017
(18 total weeks. 17 weekly private lessons and one departmental workshop.)

THE SPRING 2017 SEMESTER IS JANUARY 30, 2017 – JUNE 17, 2017
(18 total weeks. 17 weekly private lessons and one departmental workshop.)



SUZUKI VIOLIN FOR CHILDREN AGE 3-6:
PMAC offers Suzuki Violin with Suzuki-certified instructor Gianna Alden. The program includes weekly, 30 minute private lessons along with monthly group classes. The Suzuki method embraces parental involvement in the lessons, encourages an early start for students, and utilizes listening, repetition, and encouragement to foster a love for making music.

SUZUKI VIOLIN SIX-WEEK TRIAL: $252 ($240 with PMAC Card)
(6 weekly half-hour private lessons and one monthly Suzuki Group Class)

SEMESTER SUZUKI VIOLIN TUITION: $756 ($720 with PMAC Card) 
(18 total weeks. 17 weekly private lessons and one departmental workshop and monthly Suzuki Group Classes.)

For more information please call the PMAC Office at 603.431.4278 or e-mail Katie Grazier, Director of Administration at katie@pmaconline.org.

MUSIC DEPARTMENTAL WORKSHOPS:
Music Departmental Workshop Week is built into the semester’s private lesson curriculum. 
For any semester student, workshop week is filled with classes focusing on topics outside of a students current private study such as jazz improvisation, music history, vocal performance, composition and more! Spring 2017 Departmental Workshop Week is May 30 - June 2, 2017. 

RECITALS & EXHIBITS:
We offer recital and exhibit opportunities for any student who would like to participate. Our recitals and art exhibits are scheduled throughout each semester. Ask your instructor for more information!


VACATION SCHEDULE:
PMAC will be closed the following dates:
    February Break: February 27 – March 5
    April Break: April 24 – 30
    Memorial Day: May 29
PMAC honors school vacations schedules that differ from those above. Please call our office at 603.431.4278 for details.

WANT LESSONS ON A FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE IN THE SUMMER? TRY OUR LESSON FLEX PACKS!
INDIVIDUAL INSTRUCTION IS OFFERED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS OF STUDY:

MUSIC:
African Drumming
Bass Guitar
Baritone
Cello
Clarinet
Composition
Concert Percussion
Drum Set
Electronic Music
Euphonium
Fiddle
Flute
Guitar
Improvisation
Mandolin
Music Theory
Music Therapy
Piano
Recording
​Saxophone



Songwriting
Suzuki Violin
Trombone
Trumpet
Tuba
Ukulele
Upright Bass
Viola
Violin
Voice
Voice/Piano



VISUAL ARTS:
Drawing
Painting
​Mixed Media


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