Established in 1984, PASADENA CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC (PCM) is an independent, nonprofit, nationally-accredited community school whose mission is to educate, advocate, inspire, and share through music study and performance. The Conservatory offers a comprehensive curriculum that encompasses traditional and contemporary music for children and adults. More than 1,200 students attend the school annually and over 3,000 students in schools throughout the Pasadena, CA community benefit from its extensive outreach programs.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
As a community music school, we believe that music is a fundamental aspect of the human experience. Through music we explore cultural differences and seek common ground, making us better listeners, musicians, educators, managers, advocates, and members of our community. PCM is committed to fostering a community that respects and embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. Our commitment to these values is intrinsic to our purpose, mission, and vision. The vibrancy, advancement, and sustainability of PCM is enhanced by this commitment.
The fundamental purpose of the Pasadena Conservatory of Music (PCM) is to provide opportunities for students of all ages and backgrounds to learn, perform, and enjoy music.
The Conservatory’s mission is to
- educate, advocate, inspire, and share
- educate through a comprehensive curriculum taught by an exceptional faculty
- advocate for the value of music study
- inspire through performances of traditional and contemporary music
- share our expertise with a broad spectrum of the community