Category: Conservatory

Music for Food

On July 11 at 6:30 pm CT, the piano studio of Catherine Kautsky, in conjunction with Music for Food, will premiere an online recital of piano music by Schubert, Schumann, Chopin, Ravel, Prokofiev, and others. All proceeds will go directly to benefit Appleton’s own Pillars:

Appleton is proud to have a chapter in Music for Food, a national organization of musicians devoted to addressing hunger in communities across the country.

You can read about Music for Food HERE

Please see the link for additional information on the recital HERE.

And here’s the direct link to the premiere on July 11, 7:30 ET:

Commencement Ushers

Watch your friends graduate and receive free meals and housing for the weekend. Applications available at the Conservatory of Music office or online at

Please submit or return your application to the Conservatory office

by May 21, 2021

We Are Good!

5th House Ensemble and Lawrence University presents “We are Good”

Monday, May 3, 2021

Zoom performance


Supported by the Arts Midwest Touring Fund, please join Members of the Fifth House Ensemble and Lawrence University for a series of workshops that explores deep and important topics in a fun, whimsical space culminating in a public performance. Start your day on a positive note and join members on your community and their experience as humans, storytellers and history vessels at We Are Good, a creative community building experience that will make you fill the void of lost connection with music, words, story circles, meaningful participation and deep listening.

Conservatory of Music: Anti Racisms Speaker Series

Cultural Diversity, Racial Healing, and the Pursuit of Excellence in a Community Music School: An Interactive Season with Lucinda Ali-Landing 

Thursday, November 19, 2020

11:10am- 12:30pm via Zoom

Please join us for an interactive presentation around cultural diversity as it relates to performance and students in classical music education from Lucinda E. Ali-Landing, violinist and founder of the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute.

Founded in 1998, the Hyde Park Suzuki Institute began as violin only, using the experience and expertise of the vivacious Lucinda E. Ali-Landing. As the community inquired and the demand increased, piano was added, then viola, guitar, cello, and harp. She received her Kindermusik training and began an early childhood music program and many other musical offerings at the Institute.

Currently, Mrs. Cis in the first violin section of the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Chicago Sinfonietta, the world’s most diverse orchestra. As part of the Chicago Sinfonietta, she is in the Joffrey Ballet orchestra and has performed Cinderella, Romeo and Juliet, Midsummer Night’s Dream and more. She is a freelance artist who has performed with other artists such as Ray Charles, Barry White, The Winans, Brian McKnight, Oprah Winfrey, Three Mo Tenors, Ben Vereen and more.

Please join us the zoom link below.
Meeting ID: 913 1989 4374 Passcode: 867788