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Ever Up and Onward: A Tribute to Billy Strayhorn

A virtuoso pianist, lyricist, and orchestrator, Billy Strayhorn was a pioneer of the modern big band sound.

Get Your Tickets for the 2022–⁠23 Performance Season

Connect with the Colburn School and discover a vibrant world of music and dance. Browse the full schedule of events now.

Fresh, fast flavors

The Colburn Café is open seven days a week, serving delicious daily specials. Check out this week’s menu.
Lal Besir, a Herbert Zipper Scholar, brings opera to a new level.

Lal Besir, a Herbert Zipper Scholar, brings opera to a new level.

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

Conservatory of Music
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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

Music Academy
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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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Amplify Series: Marlon Martinez, Double Bass

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.

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