Join us for In-Person Tours (by appointment only – 1 family per 15 minutes)

Meet the Music Conservatory of Westchester! The Deans and faculty of the renowned community music school will answer your questions and provide an insight into the Conservatory’s online and in-person lesson experiences. Learn about the incredible Suzuki Program and early childhood piano and guitar lessons for young children, private lessons for all ages, music skills […]

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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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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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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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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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Get Started with Virtual Lessons at MCW!

Our goal is to keep the music playing! Social distancing can’t keep musicians from making and sharing music – even from afar. The Music Conservatory of Westchester is continuing everybody’s music study via virtual lessons with our world-class, accredited faculty. Many students have already started virtual lessons with their teacher. “Our faculty are what differentiate […]

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Spotlight on MTI

Since 1986, the Music Therapy Institute has been the largest provider of professional music therapy services in the greater Westchester region, working individually and in small groups with over 2,000 children and adults each year. “Participation in music therapy provides a range of benefits to people of all ages and abilities. The Music Therapy Institute […]

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Support Our Legacy Project!

For 90 years, the Music Conservatory of Westchester has been building a legacy of providing the extraordinary benefits of music to all in our community. As we propel into building five new technology-based teaching spaces on our lower level this year, we need your help to make this possible! Share our Facebook fundraiser or donate […]

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Conservatory Student and Faculty Take the Stage

Conservatory Student and Faculty Take the Stage at Carnegie Hall Many congratulations to Conservatory student Benjamin Araujo and piano faculty Dr. Irena Portenko for their incredible performance at Carnegie Hall on January 8, 2020. The New York premiere of Benjamin Araujo’s original composition “Nine Portraits for Solo Piano” was performed by renowned pianist Irena Portenko […]

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR RAFFLE WINNERS!

Our 2019 Performathon raffle was a great success thanks to our Conservatory students, families, friends, and community! More than 65 people participated in this year’s raffle in support of our Scholarship Program and Legacy Project – building new digital technology teaching spaces, including a new Percussion Studio, Digital Piano Lab, Recording Studio, additional Music Therapy […]

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