Executive Director's Welcome

Kathleen Suss photoConcordia Conservatory, a preeminent center for music education in Westchester and Fairfield Counties, is a welcoming community where children and adults find lifelong inspiration and joy through learning, performing, listening to, and participating with others in music. The Conservatory’s mission is to inspire, instruct, and enrich lives through music offering excellence in education and performance.

Our distinguished faculty offers a broad and well-rounded curriculum that provides a strong foundation for students of different ages, abilities, and interests. The Conservatory strives to make an education available to everyone through scholarship assistance and outreach programs.

At the heart of the Conservatory community is our faculty and students. Conservatory students come from all over the region from New York City to Connecticut with ages ranging from 6 months through seniors. Our students run the gamut from young beginners to adult amateurs to undergraduate music degree bound high school musicians. The Conservatory’s faculty is comprised of professional artists of the highest quality, representing multiple countries and cultures. They have diverse backgrounds, education, performance and experiences. 

Concordia Conservatory offers extraordinary performances for the community it serves. Whether it is through the Hoch Chamber Music Series or the Musical Adventures at the Library, the entire community is invited to enjoy the pleasures through live performance in Westchester and Connecticut.

There is something for everyone. Come and join us to explore music for a superb experience.

All the best,

Kathleen Suss Signature

Kathleen Suss, Executive Director

Please Support the Concordia Conservatory Funds

SCHOLARSHIP and OUTREACH
To assist need-based students through a scholarship fund, and offer tuition-free programs and enrichment to area schools.

MUSIC and ART THERAPY
UNIQUE Series
To administer programs in music and art for the special needs community, providing creative arts therapy services and programs for children and adults with emotional, physical, and developmental disabilities including the UNIQUE Interactive Series in partnership with Orchestra Lumos (formerly Stamford Symphony).

CONCERT SERIES
Hoch Chamber Music and More Than Music Faculty Concert Series
To ensure world-class premier chamber music and the faculty concert lecture series in Westchester and Fairfield Counties accessible to all people.

COMMUNITY MUSICAL
Musical Adventures Family Series
To underwrite the community holiday musical and the Musical Adventures Family Series. Since 2000, Concordia Conservatory has produced an annual holiday musical as a tuition-free production, and the Musical Adventures Family Series.

GENERAL FUND
To provide general operational resources to the Conservatory.