Musicians in Action

“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!

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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…

Paper Orchestra Performs at the Children’s Museum

This Tuesday, both K2 classes travelled to the Boston Children’s Museum to present their Paper Orchestra concert. This event is an important milestone for the K2 musicians, who have now…

Photos from Spring Fling 2014!

Conservatory Lab’s 4th Annual Spring Fling on Sunday was a huge success! With almost a thousand people in the audience and all 311 students sharing the stage, it was truly…

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts Side by Side

Saturday afternoon, twelve of our Dudamel Orchestra musicians sat Side by Side on the stage of Kresge Auditorium at MIT with their peers from other El Sistema inspired programs and…

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.…