Spanish Dancers Perform at FIU Spanish Conference

On September 25th, the Spanish dance department was invited back to perform as the official representatives of Spanish culture at the Education Office of the Embassy of Spain‘s Spanish Educators’ Conference, held at Florida International University. CEC is one of the few institutions to honor the four disciplinary traditions of Spanish dance: classical Spanish dance, Escuela Bolera, folklore, and flamenco, giving our dancers an appreciation of the richness of Spanish dance and the historical and geographical context for their area of study. Thanks to this exposure to the various facets of Spanish dance and immersion in the Spanish language…

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Music Parent Meeting

On Tuesday, September 19th at 6:30 p.m. there will be a Conservatory Music Department Parent Night. It is important that you are in attendance. You will receive general information about the goals and schedule for the year, as well as have time to hear from your child’s individual teacher(s).  Attendance of all music parents is appreciated and strongly encouraged for new music students, as this time will be beneficial to establish and agree on clear expectations and will help you be able to better guide your children in their music studies. The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. in the…

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Conservatory Dress Code

There have been updates to the Conservatory dress code across departments. For specific instructions by department and group, click here: For specific questions, please contact cecadministration@conchitaespinosa.com.

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Violin Master Class with Dr. Daniel Andai

Dr. Daniel Andai, renowned violinist and conductor and New World School of the Arts Dean of Music gave a wonderful master class to the students in our Strings Department. Three violin students performed: Sabrina Perez (Lower School), Diego Varela (Upper School), and Paloma Diaz (CEC High School Division). They did a phenomenal job and demonstrated incredible openness in receiving and applying feedback. The audience, made of violin and cello students and members of the Junior and Senior Music Mastery were absolutely enthralled. They were a wonderful audience with impeccable etiquette and attention. Congratulations to all involved! Thank you to…

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Summer Programs

June 12 – July 21, 2023 Summer of the Arts Intensives and Summer at CEA Camps under the direction and supervision of our own professionals are designed for students to develop and enrich their talents, spark creativity and wonder, and provide the time to delve deeper into their spirits. Registration for all summer programs is limited to current CEA students and those registered for the 2023-2023 school year or undergoing the admissions process for the upcoming school year.   Special consideration for registration in the Summer of the Arts Dance, Music, and Musical Theatre Intensive programs may be granted, subject…

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Spring Art Show

Congratulations to Ms. Vazquez and our amazing young artists for the success of this year’s art show! Themed “What a Wonderful World,” it was a celebration of beauty and joy. From a magical glow-in-the-dark candyland buffet experience, a forest of ceramic woodland creatures and plants, to stations celebrating the wonder of different countries and their traditions, to our artists’ portraits and self-portraits celebrating the beauty of each other and themselves, it was a true depiction of how wonderful the world can be. Thank you to Ms. Vazquez for inspiring, guiding, teaching, and bringing out the wonder, talent, and uniqueness…

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Florida Young Artists International Piano Competition

Congratulations to four of our Conservatory piano students who participated in the 5th Florida Young Artists International Piano Competition! Felipe Diez (high school division, 14 years old) was selected as a finalist for the Category D Piano Solo. Oscar Mosquera, David Rodriguez, and Eduardo Diaz (3rd grade) all advanced to the semi-finalist round in the Category B Piano Solo Division. Hundreds of young pianists from around the world competed. We are very proud of their hard work and talent! Congratulations to their teachers: Yirka Ledon, Music Department Head and David’s teacher and Ileana Cortizo, Felipe, Oscar, and Eduardo’s teacher!

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Spring Dance Concert

Saturday, May 6th – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.Rosita Segovia Theatre Congratulations to the dancers who performed in this weekend’s Spring Dance Concert! The Spring Dance Concert is a celebration of the work and progress of our Conservatory dancers. It was a beautiful performance that truly exemplified the effort, talent, and versatility of our young dancers. Congratulations to the dance faculty involved in the performance, who each day share their knowledge, wisdom, patience, and love with their students: Danella Bedford, Marisol Moreno, Cristina Masdueño, Kenia Garcia Cabrera, Ph.D., and Ali Rae Goudreau. You are Conchita’s legacy!

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Spring Music Concerts

The Spring Music Concerts featured the CEC music students across the department’s various levels. Concerts took place from April 24th through May 3rd at 5:30 p.m in CEA’s Rosita Segovia Theatre. Our utmost applause and admiration goes out to our music faculty and students. The lessons these children learn each year through their continual practice and performance preparation are irreplaceable. Patience, discipline, perseverance, respect, appreciation for each other, courage, control, joy… If you can stand up in front of an audience and share your inner self expressed through music, you can do anything. Thank you to Yirka Ledon, Music…

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For 87 years, Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts (CEC) has maintained their commitment to the development of young artists. CEC offers students exceptional technical and artistic training within a nurturing environment that allows them to develop into human beings with a deep understanding, appreciation, and respect for the Arts. Enrollment is open to the community and not limited to students from the Academy. Classes are also available for professionals and adults.