Conservatory Student to Perform with Statewide Honor Concert Band

Conservatory Student Ben Wien Selected to Perform with Statewide Honor Concert Band Congratulations to Conservatory French horn student Ben Wien, who will perform with the 2020 NYSBDA Statewide Middle School Honor Concert Band! Ben was nominated by his school district and has been selected by a committee of board members from the New York State […]

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Caramoor’s Thalea String Quartet Teaches Masterclass

(White Plains, NY) On Saturday, November 16th, 2019 from 12-2pm, the Thalea String Quartet, Caramoor’s 2019–20 Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-in-Residence, will hold an open Masterclass at the Music Conservatory of Westchester. All are welcome to attend and participate. Formed in 2014 at the Zephyr International Chamber Music Festival in Courmayeur, Italy, the Thalea String Quartet […]

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Conservatory Student Marina Varriano

Conservatory Piano Student Performs in Austria on Classical Music Immersion Tour In August 2019, Music Conservatory of Westchester piano student Marina Varriano traveled to Vienna, Austria to perform in three concerts, take master classes, and participate in a week-long classical music immersion tour. As a winner of the Debut International Piano competition, she performed in […]

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Conservatory Students Win at Carnegie Hall

On Saturday, October 26th, Music Conservatory of Westchester students Cathy Stanton, clarinet, and Tim Guida, piano, played as a duo in Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall as winners of the American Fine Arts Festival’s 2019 Chamber Music Competition. These two exceptional 16-year-old students performed the 2nd movement of Schubert’s “Arpeggione” Sonata, arranged for clarinet and […]

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Music Conservatory of Westchester Celebrates 90 Years!

“Scarsdale Women Back It” read the sub-headline in The Scarsdale Inquirer’s announcement of the Music Conservatory of Westchester’s opening in 1929 (originally the Westchester Conservatory of Music). This year, as the Conservatory commemorates its 90th anniversary, its history in the greater Westchester County community has helped continue the nonprofit music school’s mission for the future. […]

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BROADWAY STARS SUPPORT CONSERVATORY’S 18TH ANNUAL BENEFIT EVENT

BROADWAY STARS SUPPORT CONSERVATORY’S 18TH ANNUAL BENEFIT EVENT What a wonderful way to kick off the Music Conservatory of Westchester’s 90th Anniversary! With more than $270,000 in net proceeds raised to support Scholarship and Music Therapy Programs at the Conservatory’s 18th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic and Gala on Monday, June 24 at Brae Burn Country Club […]

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CONSERVATORY TO CELEBRATE 90TH ANNIVERSARY

Entertainment Legends to be Honored at Nonprofit Community Music School Gala At the Music Conservatory of Westchester’s 18th Annual Golf & Tennis Classic and Gala on Monday, June 24, the White Plains nonprofit community music school will celebrate its 90th anniversary with a star-studded benefit. Comedy icon and Westchester County resident Robert Klein and musical maestro of […]

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STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: JOANNA GREEN DELGADO

Joanna Green Delgado, Photo credit: Steven Schnur Fox Lane High School Senior Joanna Green Delgado, percussion student and flutist in the Conservatory’s Jazz Ensemble, was accepted to Crane School of Music, where she will start as a music education major this fall. “As a musician, I feel like becoming a music teacher could make a […]

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