About PCM

We are a Creative Youth Development organization, a 2017 National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Award Winner, 2017 Mayor’s Arts Award Winner, & 2015 Arizona Governor’s Arts Award Winner. PCM was founded in 1998 & provides a continuum of high quality music education and experiences to nearly 2,000 students annually. Programs range from introductory level in-house education and after school programs, to more advanced private lessons. Home to the national award winning College Prep Program; after school college readiness for contemporary music education, which is in partnership with the Berklee College of Music and The Berklee City Music Network.

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Mission: To unleash the power of music by providing quality music education that is affordable and accessible.

It is our vision to be a leader in music education (with a focus in popular and commercial music) in order to foster personal development through music in the Greater Phoenix Area and beyond.


We foster a sense of community in a safe, inclusive and nurturing environment.


We model respect, kindness and integrity in our community of practice.


We strive for excellence in our teaching by being compassionate and respectful mentors to all students.


We provide accessible student-centered opportunities and experiences that influence and support our diverse culture.


We empower our students to meet their full expressive potential.

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Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) is a critical asset in our community. Learn more about the benefits music education offers students, and to the community at large.

The Phoenix Conservatory of Music teaching artists are professional musicians, educators, mentors, have access to ongoing professional development, and undergo background checks to provide a safe environment for your students.

History of PCM

Phoenix Conservatory of Music (PCM) was the brainchild of Bonnie Lou Coleman who saw a gradual decrease in the readiness of college level students preparing for a career in music education.

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