Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A music academy, music school, school of music, music conservatory, conservatory of music.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A public place of instruction in any special branch, esp. music and the arts. [See conservatory, 3].

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An establishment for special instruction, particularly in music and theatrical declamation and training.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts

Etymologies

French (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Come with me and sing a chorus with the crowd in the "conservatoire" of the Boulevard

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  • Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres's website: "Ainsi, peut-on considérer à juste titre l'Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres tout à la fois comme un 'conservatoire' (c'est-à-dire un lieu où l'on 'sauve' et où l'on maintient vivante la mémoire humaine) mais aussi un 'laboratoire'

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  • I've released a lot of club music and remixes, but at the same time I spent four years attending some electro-acoustic classes at a conservatoire in Paris.

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  • McPherson is head of composition at the conservatoire.

    LPO/Jurowski; Betrothal in a Monastery; Psappha ensemble; SCO/Ticciati – review

  • At the same time he got "hooked" on Bach's keyboard music, which formed the foundation of his conservatoire training.

    Improvised Variations

  • Since his talents broke out of the conservatoire in the mid-noughties, British pianist Gwilym Simcock started insisting that composition was by no means a second string to the keyboard virtuosity that attracted plaudits from jazz stars as big as Chick Corea and Lee Konitz.

    This week's new live music

  • Surprise guests are promised in an event that reminds of the importance of a conservatoire training and why investing in artists pays dividends.

    This week's new theatre

  • Although he had received no formal conservatoire training, he was rapidly acquiring a reputation for excellence.

    Maurice Murphy obituary

  • He'd been a bit of a bluffer at his first musical conservatoire.

    Jamie Cullum: Dave Brubeck and me

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