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Conservatory Project

Music's rising stars from the nation's top conservatories performing in the Terrace Theater

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The Conservatory Project is an initiative of Performing Arts for Everyone's Millennium Stage. It is a semi-annual event occurring in February and May, designed to present the best young musical artists in classical, jazz, musical theater, opera and more from our nation's leading undergraduate and graduate conservatories, colleges and universities in performance at the Kennedy Center.

The Conservatory Project creates an ongoing showcase for our nation's exceptional young talent and introduces Washington audiences to young musicians destined to have important careers.

February 2009 Performances

The below performances take place at 6:00 p.m. and are FREE to the public.

Please find the schedule for February 2009 Conservatory Project below. To watch past Conservatory Project performances, please click on the school links below.

Monday Evening, February 16, 2009, 6 p.m
Cleveland Institute of Music, Ohio
Tuesday Evening, February 17, 2009, 6 p.m
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Indiana
Wednesday Evening, February 18, 2009, 6 p.m
Curtis Institute of Music, Pennsylvania
Thursday Evening, February 19, 2009, 6 p.m.
University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance, Michigan
Friday Evening, February 20, 2009, 6 p.m.
New England Conservatory of Music, Massachusetts
Saturday Evening, February 21, 2009, 6 p.m.
Peabody Conservatory of Music at Johns Hopkins University, Maryland

Past Seasons of the Conservatory Project