Mission Statement

Our mission is to enrich our community through music and the arts by offering high quality music and art education,

as well as providing outstanding concerts for all in our beautiful and historic setting.

Upcoming Events


Nashaway Trio presents:

Sounds of Spring: A Season of Optimism

Featuring trios by Ludwig van Beethoven, Ned Rorem, and

Anton Arensky

Concert by Roy Imperio, piano; Caroline Williams, cellist; and Angel Hernandez, violin.

(Suggested donations of $10 to benefit Thayer Scholarships)


Thayer Conservatory's Book Club - An evening every month devoted to the appreciation of fine literature

March's Book: The Book Thief


South Lancaster Academy's Student Choir Il Vocé performs "For the Beauty the Earth"

Featuring the works of Hogan, Rutter, Gjeilo, and Johnson

(Tickets $10/adults, $8/students and seniors)


Of Youth and Legacy - A Blue Jean Concert

The Echo Trio presents its premiere concert of chamber music from the romantic era. The program will include the great works of Mendelssohn, Bruch, and Chopin. 

Concert by  Andrew Pak, piano; Amelia Koval, violin &

Hannah Koval, cello.

(Suggested donation of $10 to benefit Thayer Conservatory)

Thayer Conservatory

Whether you like to sing or play an instrument, whether you are a beginner or an experienced performer just wanting to advance your skills, whether you are seven or seventy, we invite you to come to Thayer Conservatory to develop your musical potential.


Registration is ongoing for Private Lessons, Ensembles, Classes, and Homeschool opportunities 

Office Hours:









1:00pm - 8:00pm 

10:00am - 6:00pm

10:00am - 8:00pm

4:00pm - 6:00pm



Thayer Conservatory

bringing community together through music and the arts


438 Main Street

Lancaster, MA 01523


©2020 by Thayer Conservatory

Thayer Conservatory is now managed by the Youth Ensemble of New England which is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  Any charitable donation made out to YENE-Thayer Conservatory will be applied directly to Thayer Conservatory and is tax-deductible.​


Due to Covid-19 Thayer Conservatory is temporarily closed. We plan to re-open soon when it is safe to do so, but in the meantime, we are teaching remotely. Our students have been learning and progressing with remote learning and we are thankful for that. We are registering now for summer lessons. Call 978-368-2100 or email www.thayerconservatory@gmail.com for further information.