This is a valuable time to explore music with BMS. Whether returning to music instruction, pursuing a lifelong passion, or just getting started, adult students at Brookline Music School share an enthusiasm for music that adds valuable dimension to our artistic community.

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Adults studying at BMS may choose from a wide selection of orchestral, jazz, and folk instruments. Each student is carefully matched with an appropriate instructor based on level, specific musical interests, and learning style. Teachers tailor lessons closely to the needs and goals of adult students, and may shift focus to technique, repertoire, or theory as needed.


Performing Ensembles

Performing Ensembles

BMS offers a variety of ensemble options, including Chamber Music and Jazz & Rock Ensembles, for adults of all levels. Performance opportunities at BMS and outside venues are included as part of the program. Ensembles are open to adult students who have had at least two years of recent private study, and play at an intermediate level.


Workshops, Salons, & Group Classes

Workshops, Salons, & Group Classes

In addition to regular recitals, workshops, and master classes led by both faculty and distinguished guests, Brookline Music School provides an evening Salon Series specifically for our adult student community. Salons offer an informal and supportive forum to share works-in-progress and discuss all things musical.

Adult Group Classes & Programs include:

"Our whole family enjoys taking lessons at BMS. Not only does it provide top-notch teachers for all ages and styles, but also great opportunities, like the various salons, to connect with the community and our peers."

M., BMS Parent and Student

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Contact Us

Since 1924, Brookline Music School has provided excellence in music education to the greater Boston community. Call now to join the tradition.

Brookline Music School welcomes students of all ages and ability. Enrollment is open year-round so students may begin private lesson study at any time (including the summer).


Office Hours

  • Monday - 9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Tuesday - 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Wednesday - 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Thursday - 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Friday - 9:00am to 5:30pm
  • Saturday - 8:00am to 1:00pm
  • Sunday - Closed