Casey Kearney: Former MCW Student Becomes the Teacher

An alumna of the Music Conservatory of Westchester and an original member of the school’s chamber orchestra, Casey Kearney has since performed with the Chicago Symphony and San Francisco Symphony. She returns to the Conservatory starting this fall to teach oboe lessons to students of all ages. Douglas Bish, the Conservatory’s Dean of Students and […]

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MCW Building Safety Guidelines and Rules

The Conservatory building will open on Monday September 14th for a limited number of private lessons. We are committed to do everything feasible to help ensure the health and safety of our students, faculty, families and staff.   Please note that all voice, woodwind and brass instrument lessons will be conducted online only, for safety […]

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Star-studded Roster of Performers Announced for MCW Virtual Fundraiser

When superstars support music education, they do it in a big way. On Wednesday, September 23, 2020 at 7pm, the Music Conservatory of Westchester will present its 19th Annual Gala virtually, and it will be nothing short of spectacular. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic impact, the White Plains, NY nonprofit community music school has adapted […]

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MCW to Present College Prep Program Faculty Roundtable

Music Conservatory of Westchester (MCW) is preparing talented high school music students for college studies and future careers in music, in its MCW Prep Program launched in September, 2019. On Monday, August 17, 2020 at 6pm, the esteemed faculty of the Conservatory’s MCW Prep program will speak in a roundtable discussion and will be answering […]

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Learn About the Black Composers Featured in Our Faculty Concert

Florence Price (1887-1953), composer of Night, performed by Laetitia Ruccolo and Kristen Scott; composer of The Goblin and the Mosquito, performed by Sarai Buchanan            Classical composer, pianist, organist, and music teacher. Florence Price graduated as high school valedictorian at age 14 and left Little Rock in 1904 to attend the New England Conservatory. First black […]

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MCW to Premiere Virtual Faculty Concert of Music by Black Composers

In solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, the Music Conservatory of Westchester will present a virtual faculty concert featuring music by Black composers on Wednesday, July 15 at 12pm on Facebook and YouTube.   “This concert will be a first step in highlighting the work of under-recognized composers and introducing our community to new […]

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Virtual Summer Programs Now Open for Registration!

Summer is better with music! This summer, the Music Conservatory of Westchester is offering kids grades K-7 a new, online experience with fun, interactive classes to spark their interest in the visual and performing arts!   From the safety and comfort of their own homes, kids can experiment with music, learn to play instruments, write songs, create […]

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Suzuki Students Perform in Virtual Concert on Saturday, May 30!

Our talented Suzuki students will perform in a special virtual concert on Saturday, May 30 starting at 1pm. In solo performances, Suzuki students will play pieces on cello, piano, violin, and viola in video recordings from their homes.   The virtual concert will premiere in 3 parts on Facebook and YouTube. Each forty-five minute-long part […]

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Music Conservatory of Westchester to Present Virtual Concert for the Community

(White Plains, NY) While everyone is social distancing, music is more important than ever to bring hope, calm, and joy to our community. The Music Conservatory of Westchester will present Keep the Music Playing: A Virtual Concert for the Community to be streamed online on Friday, May 8 at noon. Conservatory students and faculty, and […]

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