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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Shake the Ground Competition

Congratulations to all of the dancers who participated in the Shake the Ground Competition in Ft. Lauderdale! Everyone did an outstanding job representing their school and demonstrating the utmost professionalism and artistry in their dancing. AWARDS: JUNIOR & SENIOR GROUPS Westminster Waltz – High Gold, 3rd Place Overall Hard Knock Life – High Gold, 6th Place Overall Veruca’s Nutcracker Suite – Gold Where the Sidewalk Ends – Platinum, 6th Place Overall Furry Lized – Platinum, 9th Place Overall Argy Bargy – High Gold Never Enough – High Gold America – High Gold Newsies – High Gold A Chorus Line –…

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Martial Arts Demonstration

The Martial Arts Demonstration is open to the families of currently registered martial arts students. Thursday, May 11, 2023 Schedule: Martial Arts I – 2:30 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.Martial Arts II – 3:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.Martial Arts III – 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

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K3 – 1st Grade Dance Open Classes

Parents of students in K3 through 1st Grade are invited to attend their children’s ballet and Spanish dance classes for an End-of-Year Open Class the week of May 8th.  These open classes are in lieu of the originally scheduled performance class on Saturday, May 13th. We will send detailed information, including arrival times, the week before. Schedule: Tuesday, May 9thPink Ballet I (K4) – 2:15 – 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 10thJerez Spanish Dance II (K4)– 2:00 – 2:30 p.m.Jerez Spanish Dance I (K3) – 2:30 – 3:00 p.m.Cantabria Spanish Dance (1st Grade) – 3:00 – 3:45 p.m.Light Blue Ballet…

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Conchita Legacy Concert

As part of our 90th Anniversary celebrations, the Conservatory Music Department presented the Conchita Legacy Concert. The Legacy Concert featured our Conservatory music faculty, as well as select Conservatory music students. Our community is blessed to count on incredibly talented and celebrated artists as part of our faculty. Not only was the Legacy Concert an opportunity for our students to experience a beautiful music concert, but it acquired new meaning for students to have the ability to see their teachers perform onstage.

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Spanish Dance Department at Jornadas Español Excelente

The Spanish dance department was honored to open the Jornadas Español Excelente Conference for Spanish language educators presented by Universidad de Salamanca and Edinumen at Carrollton School of the Sacred Heart. The conference brought together global leaders in Spanish education, including the Consejería de Educación de España, AATSP, Center for Applied Linguistics, and the Miami Trade Commission. The performance, featuring upper and high school Spanish dancers, included classical Spanish dance and flamenco, demonstrating how Spanish education is not limited to the traditional classroom, but that language and culture can be transmitted at a high level and integrated in many…

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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.