Established in 1995, the First Clarksville Conservatory is a Christian Private Lesson Program providing students and adults the opportunity to study music in a church environment. All lessons are taught in the Hope Building, located at 435 Madison Street.  

The First Clarksville Conservatory offers a wide variety of instrumental and vocal instruction in a private setting. Whether you are a beginning, intermediate or advanced musician, we can provide instruction for students of all ages who seek to develop their gifts. Our faculty is staffed with qualified and competent Christian teachers. Many instructors have degrees in music, and all have vast experience in their field.




Piano / Voice / Guitar / Flute / Clarinet / Alto Saxophone / Violin / Cello / Percussion


Note: A student will not be registered until the registration fee is paid. 


Tuition for (14) 30 minute lessons— $287.00 ($20.50/lesson)

Tuition for (14) 45 minute lessons—$378.00 ($27.00/lesson)


Lessons will begin the week of August 19, 2019 and end December 5, 2019.  During the 16 weeks of the Fall Semester, 14 lessons will be taught. The two extra weeks will allow the Conservatory to be closed for Labor Day (Sept. 2), the week of CMCSS Fall Break (Oct. 14-18), and Thanksgiving Break (Nov. 27-29).  The Fall Recitals are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, December 6 and 7, 2019.

The registration fee is due when the registration form is turned in.  The deadline is August 1, 2019.  Registrations will be taken after that date based on availability.  Tuition is payable by the semester either in one complete payment, or divided into two parts at the beginning and mid-semester. The tuition fee is due on or before the first week of instruction, August 19, 2019.  Please make checks payable to First Baptist Church.


Up to two make-up lessons will be given, provided the student gives the teacher at least a six-hour notice that a lesson will be missed. It is the student’s responsibility to notify the teacher or the Conservatory if a lesson will be missed. Failure to notify the teacher will forfeit the opportunity to make up the lesson. The Conservatory Office and instructors reserve the right to rule whether a lesson is to be made up or not.

Conservatory lessons will be cancelled if the Clarksville Montgomery County Schools are closed due to inclement weather conditions.

The Conservatory will be open:

  • Monday, November 11 (Veterans Day)

The Conservatory will be closed:

  • Monday, September 2(Labor Day)

  • Mon-Fri, October 14-18(Fall Break)

  • Wed-Fri, November 27-29(Thanksgiving Break)

If you have questions concerning the Conservatory, please contact the Conservatory Office at | 931.245.0000 ext. 117.

Fall registration inquiries can be emailed to to discuss possible scheduling into remaining lesson times. Thank you.