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Make more than music.

Conservatory of Performing Arts

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Inspiring creativity since 1912.

For more than a century, the Conservatory of Performing Arts has been a beacon of arts education in southern Saskatchewan, linking people to their passions by providing accessible arts education to learners of all ages and abilities.

The Conservatory strives to foster a supportive and respectful environment which offers opportunities for people to be actively engaged in the arts. Get ready to create characters, play music and take the stage!

Create With Us

  • Connect with top quality instructors
  • Perform alongside professional musicians
  • Participate in workshops to enhance your skills
  • Showcase your talents on the Darke Hall stage

Private Lessons

It's never too late to learn to play! Whether you are an adult who has never touched an instrument or you are looking for lessons for your child, you are starting the first step in your musical journey. Find the instrument that's right for you and join highly qualified professional instructors and performers that are ready to teach you more than just tunes.

Why Play With Us?

Benefits of Being a Conservatory Student

You don't just get to say you're studying music at the Conservatory of Performing Arts, home of the most qualified and, may we say most talented instructors in the city. All Conservatory private lesson students get:

  • Conservatory Practice Club - an online hub to connect with other students, participate in monthly practice challenges, win prizes and discover all kinds of extra music tips, trivia and musical inspiration.
  • Recital and Performance Opportunities - unique to the Conservatory, be part of the extensive recital program available to all students at no extra cost. Share your progress with family and friends, set achievable goals as part of your lesson plan and build your confidence by putting your new skills into practice.
  • Accompaniment - need a talented accompanist for your recital? As a student here, there is no extra charge!
  • Instructors - did we mention our talented and qualified instructors? We are proud to work with some of the most talented musicians in Regina AND they are great teachers to top it off. 
  • Scholarships & Bursaries - Did you know the Conservatory awards more than $30,000 in scholarships every year? Discover our extensive scholarship and grant opportunities available only for Conservatory students.
Close up of guitar strings on an acoustic guitar.

Strings

String instruments have a deep history and appear in a variety of genres. They have been said to be the closest to the human voice!
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Winds and Brass

Is your child involved in their school band program? Many students find that private lessons help improve their technique, performance and marks.
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Piano and Organ

Did you know strong piano skills offer a fabulous musical foundation to learn other instruments? Our incredible instructors offer the best in piano instruction to all students.
Drum sticks hitting a snare drum.

Percussion

Whether you are aiming to be the next best rock drummer or improve you skills in the percussion section of the school band, Conservatory instructors can help!
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Voice

The most personal instrument is the one that's always with you. Conservatory instructors teach a variety of interests - from pop and opera to sacred, classical and musical theatre.
I like my guitar lessons because I learn a lot and my teacher is really nice and pushes me to do better.
Evan Hall
Student, Conservatory of Performing Arts

Create, Play and Perform

Recitals, Performances & Events

The front of Darke Hall

Term End Performances at Darke Hall

Join us for a variety of performances including theatre, music, dance and musical theatre throughout December and January.

Kids creating art projects at a table

Winter and Spring Camps

Start planning for the February and April breaks! Registration opens November 15 for the Conservatory Creative Camps.

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Register for a Private Lesson Recital

Recitals are free to join! Login to UR Community in you or your child's online classroom to view the full calendar and learn how to register.

Contact Us

Address

College Avenue Campus
2155 College Ave, Regina, SK

Phone

306-585-5748

Email

sis.noncredit@uregina.ca

Office Hours

Monday to Thursday – 8:15 am – 7:00 pm
Friday – 8:15 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday – 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Building Hours

Monday to Friday - 7:00 am to 10:00 pm
Saturday - 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
Sunday/Statutory Holidays - 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm