National conservatory of arts

Inspiring creativity for a lifetime.


The National Conservatory of Arts' mission is to develop the innate artistry in each individual, inspiring creativity for a lifetime.


Our Purpose

Our goal is to offer individual and group music instruction, and ensemble and performance opportunities, to students of all levels and abilities. Our objectives are realized by providing excellence in performing and fine arts education – from beginning through advanced levels – to infancy through adulthood. We also aim to sustain a highly qualified faculty and staff comprised of credentialed, experienced, and dedicated artists, educators, and administrators. 


Music Lessons and Classes

Specializing in private and group lessons, and classes, we teach piano, voice, guitar, ukulele, violin, viola, cello, string bass, ukulele, drum set, djembe, African Drumming.  We are a Music Development Program School in partnership with the Royal Conservatory of Music.  


Capital City Music Project

A music based after school program in metro DC.  The Capital City Music Project teaches 1st thru 8th graders piano, violin, viola, cello, string bass, vocal lessons, and classes 5 days a week.



Northwest Branch
1810 16th Street NW, 3rd Fl
Washington, DC 20009

Capitol Hill Campus
900 4th Street SW. Lower Level
Washington, DC 20024


(202) 581.1043 ext. 2

General email:

Executive Director:


Monday thru Friday 9:30 am – 8 pm
Saturday 9 am – 7 pm
Sunday noon – 6 pm