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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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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National Honor Society for Dance Arts™ (NHSDA) Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the dancers who were inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts (NHSDA) Secondary Program (high school division). We are so proud of our dancers, all of whom began their dance journeys at CEA/CEC and have grown into intelligent, lovely, and hard-working young women who continue to develop their talents with hearts full of love. Congratulations!

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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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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.