Monday11am - 5pm
Tuesday11am - 7pm
Wednesday11am - 7pm
Thursday11am - 6pm
Friday11am - 5pm
11am - 5pm

Lessons at Midtown

About Our Studio 

  • Located at The Family Dollar Elm Street Plaza in Biddeford
  • Our front desk is staffed during all lesson times, for excellent, customer service
  • Bright, clean teaching environment
  • Waiting area for students, parents and siblings
  • Free WIFI
  • Easy drop off/pick up 
  • Safe parking lot for students
  • Near local shopping & dining
  • Books and equipment available for purchase, for your convenience
  • 3 private lesson rooms
  • Many scheduling options to fit your busy life!
  • All major instruments taught in 1 location allowing for multiple instruments at the same time!

Please call 282-0254 or email for current pricing and exact schedule availability.
Music lessons for the Greater Kennebunk, Arundel, Biddeford, Saco, Waterboro, Dayton, Lyman and Old Orchard Beach Area. We are easy to get to from Route 1 or the Maine Turnpike.

Teaching is an awesome responsibility!.... Our teachers love to teach!! We are patient and focused teachers, keeping our students on a positive track to improvement. We encourage adults as well as children, to study under our guidance and bolster their confidence. Additionally to participate in the inherent joy and satisfaction which comes from studying and playing an instrument or more specifically, making great music!
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Midtown Music teaches a wide variety of instruments. If you are a teacher looking for a home, please contact us and we'll see if there is space for you!
Violin Lessons, Cello Lessons, Bass Lessons, Classical Guitar Lessons, Brass Lessons, Woodwind Lessons, Electric Guitar Lessons, Drum Lessons,Voice Lessons, Piano Lessons,
Acoustic Guitar Lessons, Banjo Lessons, Ukulele Lessons, Mandolin Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons, Hand Percussion Lessons, 
Band Ensemble Lessons, Jazz Ensemble Lessons, Rock Ensemble Lessons

Tom Hall
Classical and Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Guitar Shop
Tom Hall has been a member of the Midtown family for over 10 years! He is one of our busiest musicians! His students are be taught how to emote, as well as, 'shred' on the electric guitar. Raised on heavy metal, he's a rocker with Heart...., Queen, Ozzy, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Yes or any other number of 'Clash' bands in the Portland area! As in-house guitar repair tech, he also gives lessons in guitar repair and guitar set-up! Tom studied music theory, sight reading, classical guitar, piano and trumpet at the University of Maine Gorham campus.
Barry Arvin Young
Acoustic Guitar, Rock Guitar, Piano

Barry is a road tested professional Rock n' Roll veteran. With more than 30 years of experience, he has toured all over North America playing different styles of music and has helped launch many others in a career of music. He has been teaching and developing new artists at Midtown Music for more than a decade! Barry can teach several types of music, using theory, technique, improvisation or ear training. He is also a very valuable source of knowledge in the areas of performance and music gear. You can usually catch him in performance as a solo artist, fronting his own band or as a side man for various other acts throughout New England!

Deb Peck
Brass & Woodwinds
Native of Biddeford Deb Peck has taught generations of musicians here. As a school band director, Deb manages to help the little guys and gals shine in local school programs. Teaching many different instruments at the same time she can nurture her students to the concert level of performance!
Christine Gabree
Violin, Cello, Piano, voice

Christine Gabree started piano lessons at the age of six. She began studying strings at the age of nine. At Boston University, she continued piano and studied with several Boston Symphony Orchestra violinists, earning a Bachelors degree in Music. After college, Christine played violin in the Boston Philharmonic Orchestra for sixteen years. She was then concert-mistress of the Lowell Philharmonic for one season followed by a year of Suzuki teacher training. Her piano experience includes a strong background in theory, harmony and improvisation, the skills that students need to play the tunes they want to learn. Christine has recently completed a Masters degree in Education, specializing in Special Education, and she has a CHRC and provisional Maine teaching certification. Christine enjoys teaching a wide variety of music styles. With ten+ years teaching experience, she enjoys combining her variety of training and experience to create a fun, nurturing, and individualized approach to instruction.

Tom Welch
Banjo, Mandolin,
Ukulele, guitar
If pickin' and a' grinnin' sounds like fun, you'll love hangin' out with Tom. A performing veteran of the banjo and mandolin Tom plays with a variety of local acts and is a lawyer by day! He has made it his goal to pass on the legacy of the only instrument that hails the USA as it's origin...The Banjo! He has also helped many foster their passion for the mandolin.


Drums, Percussion
Wed, Thurs

Michael has been part of the Maine music scene for 40+ years. His drive for learning and passing on his knowledge is what makes him a great teacher. He's able to teach all ages and keep his students challenged and excited about their drumming!
You can find Mike most nights of the week entertaining as a DJ, Drummer or Karaoke host all over Southern Maine!