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Reach your full musical potential. Whether you’re a burgeoning professional or an enthusiastic neophyte, our dedicated faculty work closely with you to define and reach your goals.


Discover a full range of dance—ballet and modern, tap and musical theater—as you deepen your love for the art form, or pursue your dream of developing a career as a professional dancer.

Music for All Ages

Turns a love for music into skills that people of all ages will take with them for life

Pre-Professional Music

For exceptional musicians dedicated to careers as performers

Dance Programs

Second to none as a training ground for the next generation of professional dancers

Upcoming Events

Spotlight Story

Music, Dance, and Performing Arts Camps this Summer at Colburn

Although the spring semester has just begun, Summer at Colburn is quickly approaching! Both the Community School and Trudl Zipper Dance Institute offer summer programming to reach those interested in high-quality arts training all year long.

Frank Gehry to Design Campus Expansion

The Colburn School will be expanding beyond its current campus between Grand Avenue and Olive Street. Frank Gehry will design the new facilities, along Second Street between Olive and Hill Streets.


2018–19 Season Highlights


Performance Forum, Passacaglia in G Minor (Handel/Halvorsen)


The Colburn School is Expanding

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