The Conservatory is excited to offer a wide variety of instrumental ensemble offerings.
Westminster Community Orchestra
Dr. Ruth Ochs, conductor/director
This full-size orchestra offers adults in the community the opportunity to share the pleasure of orchestral playing. The ensemble is open to dedicated amateur musicians from intermediate to advanced levels. Coaching, sectional rehearsals, and Princeton-area performances throughout the year are an integral part of the program. Past performances have included Bartók’s Concerto for Orchestra, Brahms’ Symphony No. 2, and Copland’s Billy the Kid Suite.
Inquiries welcome during the year. For information, email [email protected].
Audition required for new members
Schedule: Wednesday 7:30 P.M. - 10:00 P.M. (Princeton Main Campus)
Tuition: $384 for 32 rehearsals
Guitars Of Westminster Conservatory
Mark Johnstone, Instructor
This guitar ensemble offers classical guitarists the opportunity to play and perform a variety of music from the Renaissance to the 21st century in solos, trios, duos, and quartets. In the fall, the ensemble has given yearly holiday concerts at the New Jersey Governor’s mansion at Drumthwacket and Princeton’s Morven Museum. In the spring, The Guitars of Westminster has been featured in competitions, performances, and in master classes at the Philadelphia Classical Guitar Society’s Festival in April.
New students: An interview/audition is required for placement. Please click here to sign up for an audition before registering for the course.
Tuition: $736 for 32 classes per year
Coached Chamber Ensemble
Galina Prilutskaya, Coordinator
Students of any age or level are matched with other musicians in a small ensemble which meets weekly for individual coaching by a Conservatory faculty member. This program will introduce students to a broader range of repertoire and provide the opportunity for interaction with other musicians at the same level. Participants are encouraged to perform in community settings. This class is open to all instruments.
New students: An interview/audition is required for placement. Please click here to sign up for a hearing before registering for the course.
Tuition: $800 for 32 classes per year