The Monmouth Conservatory of Music, the only not-for-profit community music school in the area, is dedicated to excellence in music education, performance and life-long learning. Recognizing how music enriches the quality of life and opportunities for success for the individual and for society, The Conservatory is committed to making music accessible to students and community residents of all ages and financial means through scholarship, outreach programs and free public concerts.
To Teach – to provide basic instruction for the younger child, and instrumental, vocal, and theoretical subjects for all ages in the classical music tradition.
To Grow – to grow the artists and audiences of the future and to expand community outreach, making musical experiences available to the broader community, including the underserved, through lectures, concerts, and related special programs.
To Lead – to lead students into mastery of musical literature, acquainting them with significant styles and forms, past and present. To foster musical understanding backed by technical competency.
To Educate – to bring students, especially teenage students, to understand this great and important music not only as entertainment or fad, but as high and engaging art capable of expressing and molding the spirit of an age, a culture, a nation, or an individual. To promote music as an art form that benefits the society at large.