Concordia Conservatory announces 2021-22 an open house and outdoor jam event on Saturday, September 11 from 5:00-6:30 pm on their Stamford Campus. The Conservatory, a community music school, located at 884 Newfield Ave, Stamford, CT. The Open House will include performances by Conservatory students, and faculty Bob Gingery’s Uptown Express Band, tours of the school, and an opportunity to meet and mingle with faculty, staff and students. The event is free and open to the public with food and refreshments.
In attendance will be Conservatory Board members, the Honorable Mayor David Martin of Stamford, and Elizabeth Lim-Dutton, longtime Conservatory parent, Artistic Director of the Conservatory’s UNIQUE series and Stamford Symphony violinist.
Under the supervision of Concordia Conservatory Executive Director Kathleen Suss since 1997, Concordia Conservatory has offered music programs for early childhood, youth and adult students and audiences. Concordia Conservatory’s mission is to inspire, instruct, and enrich lives through music, offering excellence in education and performance.
The Conservatory brings music to all people regardless of age, ability, ethnicity or financial situation, and serves as a music education resource for Fairfield and Westchester Counties. Staffed with a highly accomplished faculty of teaching and performing artists, offerings include private music instruction in all instruments including voice, group and chamber music, music theory, ear-training, composition and song writing, musical theatre classes, an annual tuition-free musical theatre production, early childhood music classes, summer camps, concert series, and an Honors Academy (pre-college) program. The faculty of 40 and student enrollment of 1,200 represent over 20 countries.
The Conservatory also brings musical performances to enrich the community’s cultural life. Community programs include the Hoch Chamber Music Series, the Conservatory’s annual tuition-free Holiday Community Musical, More than Music Faculty Series, the UNIQUE Series for special learners a collaboration with the Stamford Symphony and the Musical Adventures Family Series.
The Conservatory awards scholarship and provides music outreach to various populations in the communities they serve. Concordia Conservatory currently serves 400 students from age 3 - 18 (elementary, middle and high school) through its music and art therapy services in the Stamford, Norwalk and Tuckahoe Public School Districts, providing weekly music and art therapy classes throughout the academic year.
Please call 203-595-5059 for open house, registration, and admissions information.