Musicians in Action

16th Birthday a Smashing Success!

All the ingredients for a perfect party were there: a beautiful venue, wonderful speakers, talented performers, impressive dignitaries, and eloquent members of the community, all creating a wonderful feeling in…

From the Top Visit

Over the years, our school has developed a strong relationship with ‘From the Top,’ a nationally-acclaimed NPR radio show featuring performances by talented young musicians. Every school year, musicians from From…

Conservatory Lab Concerto Competition

Conservatory Lab’s Ives Ensemble will be holding a Concerto Competition for string players in Grades 5 through 8. The winner will receive a personalized gift and have the opportunity to…

The Dudamel Brass Impress at the State House

This Wednesday, the Dudamel Brass, led by Chris Schroeder, performed at the State House for the inauguration of Suzanne Bump as the Massachusetts State Auditor. The Dudamel Brass provided lovely…

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…

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.…