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 and April 2015 Performances
The below performances take place at 6:00 p.m. and are FREE to the public.
Please find the schedule for February and April Conservatory Project below. To watch past Conservatory Project performances, please click on the school links below.
All events will be held in the Terrace Theater
- Sunday, Feb 15 - Curtis Institute of Music
- Monday, Feb 16 - The Shepherd School of Music at Rice University
- Wednesday, Feb 18 - Cleveland Institute of Music
- Thursday, Feb 19 - University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre, and Dance
- Friday, Feb 20 - Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University
- Saturday, Feb 21 - Yale School of Music
- Sunday, Feb 22 - The Peabody Institute
- Saturday, April 18 - Manhattan School of Music
- Sunday, April 19 - San Francisco Conservatory of Music
- Monday, April 20 - New England Conservatory of Music
- Tuesday, April 21 - Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University
- Wednesday, April 22 - The Juilliard School
- Thursday, April 23 - Eastman School of Music at Rochester University
- Friday, April 24 - Berklee College of Music
- Saturday, April 25 - Oberlin Conservatory of Music
The Millennium Stage was created and underwritten by James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs to make the performing arts
accessible to everyone in fulfillment of the Kennedy Center's mission to its community and the nation.
Additional funding for the Millennium Stage is provided by Bernstein Family Foundation, The Isadore and Bertha Gudelsky Family Foundation, Inc., The Meredith Foundation , The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Dr. Deborah Rose and Dr. Jan A.J. Stolwijk, U.S. Department of Education, and the Millennium Stage Endowment Fund.
Millennium Stage Endowment Fund - James A. Johnson and Maxine Isaacs, Fannie Mae Foundation, the Kimsey Endowment, Gilbert† and Jaylee† Mead,
Mortgage Bankers Association of America, Anonymous, and other gifts to secure the future of the Millennium Stage.
Kennedy Center and related artistic programming is made possible through the generosity of the National Committee for the Performing Arts and the President's Advisory Committee on the Arts.