Music Education for Adults

Keep your mind, body, and spirit in tune with music. 

The Groton Hill Advantage

  • 80+ artist educators

  • 35+ instruments

  • 35 classrooms

  • World-class performance stages

  • Generous scholarships

  • Personalized placement

  • Convenient scheduling

  • Complementary tickets to select performances

It’s never too late to start your musical journey. Over 30% of Groton Hill students are adults, so you’ll feel right at home. 

Private Lessons

Pursue your dreams

Work with teachers who understand where you’re coming from and where you want to go. We offer private lessons in over 35 instruments and voice, all conveniently scheduled to meet your needs. 

Our 4-lesson introductory package helps you ease into the process and ensures that you’re matched with the mentor who’s right for you.


Discover something new

Classes are a fun, social, and affordable way to start learning a new instrument or dive deeper into the topics that interest you. You’ll meet new people who share your interests and enjoy learning alongside them.

We offer adult classes in Songwriting, Music Theory, Piano, Guitar, Ukulele, and more. Most classes meet 1 evening a week for 10 weeks, giving you ample time to learn and grow without adding too much to your busy schedule. 


Make music together

Experience the joy of collaboration in one of our popular adult ensemble programs. Players come from all across the region and all walks of life, bonded by their love of music. 

Big band, uke jams, chamber music, jazz groups, flute orchestras, and beyond, we’ve got it all waiting for you. Come join us!

Groton Hill Big Band

Dedicated to authentic performances of music from the seminal eras of Jazz history and American culture, instilling the unique style of these periods into contemporary compositions. 

Groton Hill Flute Orchestra

An adult ensemble of professional and semi-professional flutists playing everything from piccolo to contrabass flute, presenting concerts throughout the season at Groton Hill and in the community. 

Collegium Musicum

Come play the music of the Baroque and Classical masters with Director Tim Terranella in our adult chamber orchestra.

New Horizons Concert Band

Whether you’re just beginning to play, returning to an instrument from your youth, or playing as a hobby, you will find a place here among your peers.

Our Home

Groton Hill is a unique gift, built to leave a lasting legacy of musical leadership for Massachusetts and beyond. Our home features 35 classrooms, 4 stages, and inspiring architecture. 

Our Community

As a nonprofit resource, Groton Hill is proud to build communities of musicians and music lovers, expanding access and providing a safe haven for everyone who shares our values.