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flutes and orchestra at the Sing & Play Festival 2019

Play, Sing, and Learn With Us!

Welcome to the Upper Valley Music Center

Looking to learn a new instrument, join an ensemble, pick up an old instrument, or sing in a group? Upper Valley Music Center offers lessons, classes, ensembles, and workshops for everyone from birth to retirement, and from beginning to advanced level players. Let us help you find the right program for you!


violin, piano and cello in a chamber music setting

Chamber Music

Experience the exhiliration of ensemble playing combined with the intimacy of a small group. UVMC offers a wide variety of Chamber Music opportunities for students and adults, including weekly coachings with one of our faculty members, free chamber music parties, and annual special events.

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Community Chorus

We sing to build community and wellness, drawing on an eclectic variety of choral music to nourish, invigorate, empower, and connect.

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Mark Nelson lecturing in a music hisotry class

Music Theory & History

Learn what makes the music move in a history or theory class. Students enrolled in a full 16-week term of individual lessons or Suzuki Program may register for theory classes at no cost.

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music together family

Music Together

Every week in our music classes, babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the grownups who love them come together to play musically. Little ones love playing along in class, and caregivers love being a part of their children’s growth into confident music-makers.

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Suzuki Program

The ideas of parent involvement, loving encouragement, a musical environment, and developing the whole child are some of the special features of the Suzuki approach. Suzuki at UVMC includes lessons and group classes on cello, flute, viola or violin.

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Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra with Mark Nelson Conducting

Upper Valley Symphony Orchestra

This non-auditioned ensemble performs the classics as well as 20th and 21st century music. Join a welcoming community of musicians, or enjoy one of our family-friendly performances.

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