Shoreline School of Art and Music Inc., est. 1978, is a staple in Connecticut.


At Shoreline School of Art and Music, we welcome adults in the pursuit of the highest outcome possible.


Support your local art and music school.


You are never too old to enjoy making music.


For a FREE tour, day or evening, call 203-481-4830.


Voted Five Stars (Superior Rating) and we are incorporated and feature state-certified instructors.


Are you learning what you expected?  Nolessons are better than expected.


What I like most is that the program is personalized and designed based on my needs. I look forward to every lesson. It is the best part of my week!


I like coming here. It`s so relaxing, probably the most relaxing time of my week. -Madison


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Video- Students share candid thoughts about their experience at the Shoreline School of Art & Music



From a newspaper feature: Richard’s spacious teaching area is a veritable music laboratory complete with pianos, drums, and more. 


He teaches you not only how to play the instrument but, more importantly, how to create music. I am loving it.


Adult piano student Pilar Patino, Lyme, is conducting a Yale-sponsored survey of adults who study music.


The Shoreline School of Art & Music has long been regarded as the finest provider of art and music education.


Is instruction what you expected? It istotally awesome and the teacher is very patient. -High School Guidance Counselor/piano student


Thanks for another great lesson. 


You were an awesome guitar teacher! You gave me a great start to a lifelong passion. I`ll have my doctorate next year and music is a great outlet. Thank you.


The best, most dedicated instructors.


 Singing student Susan Farnsworth is now performing with the Elm City Chorus, New Haven.


I truly enjoy my one hour a week with Richard. -Branford


 new student wrote: In a short period, I am learning so much about music reading and playing the piano.


What a great experience! 





Mr. Milgram has inspired me to pursue my passion.














Professionally tailored courses meet at your convenience, day or evening once a week, weekdays or Saturdays. 


  • I love my weekly music lesson! I appreciate the instructor’s gentle encouragement, exquisite patience and sense of humor. The sensitivity he shows to the individual student makes him a fine teacher.


  • I arrive to class feeling welcomed and depart feeling cared for. And I am finally learning music as I’ve always wanted to learn. Highly recommend Shoreline School.


Welcome back singer/college grad Bobbie Esposito, Guilford, to be coached for Broadway auditions.


Congratulations to piano student Ben Paul, Litchfield, who we coached for college auditions, on receiving a college scholarship.


  • saxAfter long thought, I decided to try this school, and I’m glad I did!

Thanks to Richard, who is an amazing teacher, I have learned to play piano. He’s thoughtful, kind, and understanding.


  • (Adult) Hamden- I was so happy to find this school! I have a fantastic time each week and I am finally learning to play violin.


  • Richard is a wonderful teacher, always encouraging me to do my best, and to make the best music possible. I look forward to every lesson.


  • Highly recommend Shoreline School. I like coming here. It`s so relaxing, probably the most relaxing time of my week. -Madison


  • You are the very best coach I`ve had in my life. Thank you for your wonderful gift of music to me. Your grateful student.” D.S., MD


  • I thoroughly enjoy my lessons. I experience a great degree of enjoyment with each lesson.  -North Haven 


The Shoreline School of Art & Music has been approved by the

CT Dept of Education.