Musicians in Action

Winter Concert II Recap

Thursday’s Winter Concert was simply outstanding. Veteran students performed some of the most challenging music we’ve yet heard from a Conservatory Lab ensemble, and our new students showed off their…

Winter Concert I Recap

On Wednesday, we held Winter Concert I at the Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology in the South End, featuring students in K1-Grade 3.  Performances are central to the music-infused learning…

A Great Day for Tunes and Tapas

This past Sunday, Conservatory Lab families and Dorchester community members gathered in the shaded garden patio at ester, lower dot dining to hear the Dudamel Winds play a lively selection…

“How Playing Music Affects the Developing Brain”

Conservatory Lab was featured in a WBUR piece about the effect of music on developing brains. Check it out!

We Are Conservatory Lab

Students Perform at Cape Cod Canal Centennial Celebration

On Tuesday, July 29th 2014, ten Conservatory Lab musicians, led by Resident Artist Chris Schroeder, performed alongside student musicians from the Cape Symphony Youth Orchestra, New Bedford Symphony Youth Orchestra, and…

Upper School Amazes at Spring Concert II

At the end of the school year, emotions run hot. The melancholy of leaving friends, the excitement for the summer ahead, and the catharsis brought about by fully realizing the…

Youngest Musicians Perform in Spring Concert I

Spring Concert I was held on June 11th and presented students in K-1 thru 2nd grade and was a wonderful demonstration of the sequence and progression which our students follow. …

Conservatory Lab Named Exemplary School by Arts Schools Network

Conservatory Lab Charter School has been designated a 2014-2016 Exemplary School by Arts Schools Network, the nation’s largest professional membership organization of specialized arts schools. Arts Schools Network, the nation’s…

Music from “The Monkey King”

With our 6th grade production of “The Monkey King” in full swing, we sat down with Resident Artist Chris Schroeder to learn about his experience and process in writing the…

Download the Updated Second Grade E-Book

The 2nd-grade audio eBook, Slithering Snake Stories, is now available for both computer and iPad! Conservatory Lab 2nd graders published an audio eBook at the end of the learning expedition on snakes.…