Beginners wanted!
The John Payne Music Center has classes for students of all skill levels.

1 on 1 lessons

Our patient teachers are skilled at helping students of all ages and abilities learn to succeed musically, and to have fun doing it! Most lessons are $40 for a half hour, $80 for an hour.



Our ensembles bring groups of musicians of similar interests and skill levels to play together. Some ensembles consist mostly of beginners, and some have been meeting for decades. It’s never too soon to experience the joys of collaborative music making!

Call (617) 277-3438 or email to find out more information, join an ensemble, or schedule a class!

Learn more about our teachers!

Music Funtime (For ages 3-5)

A Magical Connection of Math & Science through Music. MusicFunTime – an innovative and proven early childhood curriculum, has music classes for kids 3 to 5 years old. MusicFunTime is not a simple play group where children sing, dance, jump & play instruments. Our program is based on Johns-Hopkins Research that children 5 and under can learn to read music notation and symbols, play instruments, while fostering their ability to grasp math and science as they develop.


The John Payne Music Center is located at 9A Station Street, Brookline MA 02446

☎ (617) 277-3438