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Bring Your Passion. Together, We'll Build Your Future.

At Colburn, our renowned faculty provide instruction in music and dance to dedicated students of all ages.

Count Down to Winter Break Starting December 6

Enjoy music, dance, and special surprises each day during the second annual Colburn Winter Countdown!

Join Us for Primrose International Viola Competition

This December 13–18, the world’s most promising young violists compete on campus.
Join us—explore open staff positions at Colburn.

Join us—explore open staff positions at Colburn.

A Leader in Performing Arts Education

At Colburn, people with a passion for the performing arts get their chance to build a future in music or dance. Guiding them are faculty members that include internationally acclaimed musicians and dancers from the nation’s top ensembles and companies.

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Community School of Performing Arts

Private lessons, group instruction, and ensembles in classical music, jazz, drama, theory, and early childhood for students of all ability levels and ages

Community School of Performing Arts
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Conservatory of Music

A degree and diploma granting collegiate program for the highest level of classical instrumental performers

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Music Academy

Highly selective training pre-college program to prepare gifted young musicians from around the world for future success as professional musicians

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Trudl Zipper Dance Institute

A comprehensive dance program for ballet, modern, and tap based on sequential learning that includes the elite pre-professional Dance Academy for ballet

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Colburn Faculty: Shostakovich Piano Trio No. 1, Op. 8

Colburn Connected

Wherever you are, stay connected to the performing arts through the incredible performances and content coming out of our community around the world.

Upcoming Events

Suzuki Holiday Celebration

Wednesday, December 8, 2021
6 pm
Zipper Hall

Next Up: To Be Bach or Not to Be Bach

Thursday, December 9, 2021
7 pm
Thayer Hall

Community School Winter School Recital

Friday, December 10, 2021
7 pm
Thayer Hall

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