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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.
May 2010 Performances
The below performances take place at 6:00 p.m. and are FREE to the public.
Please find the schedule for May 2010 Conservatory Project below. To watch past Conservatory Project performances, please click on the school links below.
- Monday Evening, May 10, 2010, 6 p.m
- University of Michigan School of Music
- Tuesday Evening, May 11, 2010, 6 p.m
- Manhattan School of Music
- Wednesday Evening, May 12, 2010, 6 p.m
- Berklee College of Music
- Thursday Evening, May 13, 2010, 6 p.m.
- New England Conservatory of Music
- Friday Evening, May 14, 2010, 6 p.m.
- Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University
- Saturday Evening, May 15, 2010, 6 p.m.
- The Juilliard School
- Sunday Evening, May 16, 2010, 6 p.m.
- Oberlin Conservatory of Music
- Monday Evening, May 17, 2010, 6 p.m.
- John Adams Project
As part of the National Symphony Orchestra's two-week focus John Adams: Perspectives, members of the National Symphony Orchestra will perform Shaker Loops and the Conservatory Project Chamber Ensemble (comprised of a student from each of the 15 participating conservatories) will perform Chamber Symphony–each piece conducted by John Adams.