The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music Announces Summer Classes and Events

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This summer, the music education center will feature recitals, summer classes, summer camp and workshops.

This summer is shaping up to be an exciting time at the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music (SPCM). The music school is hosting a number of special events throughout the season, including recitals, classes, a summer camp and workshops.

The adult recitals will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 4 at the University Club, located at 420 Summit Ave. in St. Paul, MN. Students will be performing varied works.

SPCM is offering summer classes for all ages. Family Music is a great way to introduce little ones to the joys of music and is open to ages 2 and up. Ukulele for Older Children and Adults helps everyone get started on a new, fun instrument and is for ages 13 and up. Try Intro to Yoga and Tibetan Singing Bowls for some relaxation.

SPCM’s summer camp is a great option for kids looking for a summer activity. The camps are open to all levels of musical experience. Details on summer camp and classes can be found at

The Children’s Music Workshop will be held July 6-17 and is open to children in grades K-6. Tuition is $550 or $525 for Conservatory students. This music day camp offers aspiring young musicians an opportunity to explore their musical knowledge and ability through classes, creative play and presentations by renowned professionals.

The Maestros of the Future workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 3-6. This music and leadership workshop is for teens ages 13-17, and tuition is $250. The workshop seeks to motivate, inspire and empower young adults to make a positive impact on their lives and in their communities. Under the guidance of active chamber musician and clinician Rena Kraut, students will explore chamber music by playing in duets, trios and quartets with their peers.

In other news, Julie Elhard, viola da gamba instructor and director of the SPCM Renaissance Band, has recently received an Outreach Grant from Early Music America. This grant will help to fund additional concerts with the SPCM Renaissance Band at schools, festivals and alternative performance spaces.

For more information about SPCM and their upcoming events, visit their website at

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The Saint Paul Conservatory of Music is a music education center offering a wide range of musical instruction for all ages, in both individual and group settings. The faculty is of the highest caliber, including artists/teachers with well-established reputations. The Conservatory has systematically developed a music program with demanding, yet age-appropriate expectations, with the ability to effectively teach the youngest of students as well as prepare those seeking to become music majors. They are also able to meet the needs of students who are lifelong learners of music and music appreciation.

Since 1985, the Saint Paul Conservatory of Music has provided high-quality music education to the metropolitan community. Originally under the auspices of The University of St. Thomas, the school became an independent non-profit community music school in June 2001. The facility in downtown Saint Paul provides an exciting venue for the continuing commitment to providing excellence in music for all ages. As an independent organization, they are able to broaden their mission as a music school ensuring that quality music is available to an ever-widening segment of the community.

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