Past Events

Upcoming Events

Community Klezmer Band Remote Open Session

April 06, 2020

April 6, 2020 - 7:00 PM

Join us for a FREE online open Klezmer session! This 90 minute session is open to all strings, woodwinds, brass, piano and accordion players ages 12+ with 2+ years experience on their instrument. No previous background in klezmer or reading music required! RSVP and you will receive a link via email to connect to the session on April 6   RSVPs go offline one hour before the event begins. Meeting links will be sent out as RSVPs go offline.


March 22, 2020

Sun, March 22 - 8:00pm

In its third season, Inside Out aims to spotlight both veterans and new innovators from our immediate musical community here in Brooklyn, which remains one of the most dynamic and influential hotbeds of jazz and creative music worldwide. The seventeenth installment features Earth Tongues and Katherine Young's Pretty Monsters.

Family Concert: Beethoven Sings! - POSTPONED

March 21, 2020

Sat, March 21 - 2pm, 3:30pm

Come celebrate Beethoven’s 250th birthday in this interactive family concert for children ages 3 and up. Narrated by Steven Herring (Lincoln Center) and featuring the BKCM Faculty Players, this concert will involve singing and moving to music by one of history’s most iconic composers!

BCCO Plays Beethoven Symphony No. 9 - POSTPONED

March 15, 2020

Sun, March 15 - 4:00pm

St. Ann & the Holy Trinity Church 157 Montague St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 Join the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra (BCCO) for a jovial celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday with a performance of his entire 9th Symphony. The BCCO will be joined by four soloists and a full choir in the famous fourth movement, known and loved by many as "Ode to Joy." A reception will follow the concert. Click for Raffle Items information

Parlour Room Sessions: Clyde Daley - POSTPONED

March 14, 2020

Sat, March 14 - 5:30pm

Join us as Brooklyn trumpeter Clyde Daley takes us on a historical tour through repertoire for the trumpet, from Renaissance clarino to the modern world.

Family Concert: Meet The Percussion

February 29, 2020

Sat, Feb 29 - 2pm, 3:30pm

Our popular Family Concert Series continues with a BANG for Meet the Percussion. Join us as we learn about drumming traditions from around the world-- from djembe to vibraphone and drum set to tabla.

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Inside Out XVI

February 23, 2020

Sun, Feb 23 - 8:00pm

In its third season, Inside Out aims to spotlight both veterans and new innovators from our immediate musical community here in Brooklyn, which remains one of the most dynamic and influential hotbeds of jazz and creative music worldwide. The sixteenth installment features a duo of Dov Manski and Kristen Slipp (Dirty Projectors) and Wendy Eisenberg's hardcore trio Editrix.

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Parlour Room Sessions: Rhymes With Opera

February 22, 2020

Sat, Feb 22 - 5:30pm

Rhymes With Opera will present a retrospective of the ensemble's recent chamber opera premieres from 2012 to 2019, including excerpts from their May 2020 mainstage production of Adam Matlock and Brian Slattery's Red Giant at The Flea Theater. Other selections include their 10th-anniversary opera Rumpelstiltskin (music by Ruby Fulton and George Lam), On Loneliness and Solitude (music by Colin Read), and their critically acclaimed 2019 production of The Impossible She (music by Daniel Thomas Davis). This special performance will feature RWO ensemble members Elisabeth Halliday-Quan, Bonnie Lander, and Robert Maril, as well as conversations with the ensemble hosted by co-artistic director George Lam.

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Steinway Day Piano Festival & Open House

February 21, 2020

Fri, Feb 21 - 4:00pm

An interactive piano exploration... come play! Join us for this FREE community event, a festival in celebration of becoming an All-Steinway School and all things pianistic! The Open House will showcase local performers and community members including BKCM faculty and students. You are invited to play, hear, touch and make music on our 19 BRAND NEW STEINWAY PIANOS. Enjoy performances, mini-lessons and activities for all ages. The 6:00pm concert will feature renowned Steinway Artist, Kenny Barron! Bring your friends and family for this exciting celebration!


RSVP for the free open house below. Final Concert tickets are limited to 2 per household. The ticketed concert is for ages 12 and up. Please see waitlist information at the bottom of the page.

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Music Therapy Valentine's Day Singalong!

February 13, 2020

Thurs, Feb 13 - 7pm

Music Therapy Families! Did you love the Winter Holiday Singalong? Did you miss it? Well... fear not! We had so much fun we're doing it again for Valentine's day.

There will be a portion of the evening dedicated to showing parents ways to use music at home and to explain why we use the instruments we use in music therapy. Otherwise, this is an open jam singalong using familiar songs often used in Music Therapy. Please RSVP so we know how much food/drink to get!

Featuring... Hannah Hershman - piano / voice Anthony Riscica - drums Nikki Schoen - guitar / voice Toby Williams - voice / percussion. Open mic jam - clients and parents

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Across the Channel: Choral Treasures from France and England

February 01, 2020

Sat, Feb 1 - 7:00pm | Doors 6:30pm

Old First Reformed Church 729 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11215 Join the Brooklyn Conservatory Chorale for an evening of stunningly beautiful music from France and England spanning five centuries. The performance will take place in the newly restored Old First Reformed Church, offering a phenomenal acoustic and visually beautiful space.

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Suzuki Celebration & Benefit

January 26, 2020

Sun, Jan 26 - 5:00pm

Please join us for an evening of food and drink, musical entertainment and activities, in recognition of the hard work and dedication of BKCM’s incomparable Suzuki community. This event is FREE, but please consider making a donation. All funds raised will be used to support scholarships, professional development for our faculty, Suzuki credentialing and certification and performance opportunities for our kids.
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Lunar New Year Party

January 18, 2020

Sat, Jan 18 - 4:30pm - 6:30pm


Join BKCM as we celebrate the passing of a new lunar year with an afternoon of traditional and contemporary Chinese music, a performance of the lion dance, dumplings, crafts, calligraphy and much more. Tickets give you access to our concert hall, 3rd and 4th floor, plus one lion dance performance. Bring the family and enjoy a traditional Chinese celebration of the Year of the Rat!

Voice is the Primary Instrument in Music Therapy: Learning By Doing

January 17, 2020

Fri, Jan 17 - 6:00pm

BKCM Music Therapy presents a three hour intensive professional development workshop for music therapists and music therapy degree program students as part of its Continuing Music Therapy Education (CMTE) program. This workshop is eligible for three continuing education credits for MT-BCs. In this three hour workshop, participants will discover ways to use the voice for self-care and clinical practice.  Whether you identify the voice as your primary instrument, or second or third, all that matters is that you feel free to play. Through speaking, singing and laughing, we connect with each other using our voices. This workshop is designed to give practical skills that can be used in clinical practice and in life to make meaningful change through music.

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Inside Out XV

January 12, 2020

Sun, Jan 12 - 8:00pm

In its third season, Inside Out aims to spotlight both veterans and new innovators from our immediate musical community here in Brooklyn, which remains one of the most dynamic and influential hotbeds of jazz and creative music worldwide. The fifteenth installment features the Ashcan Orchestra, Booker Stardrum, John McCowen and Miranda Javid

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Holiday Caroling

December 20, 2019

Fri, Dec 20 - 6:30pm

A beloved Brooklyn Conservatory tradition — holiday caroling! Please join us as we spread cheer throughout the neighborhood. All ages, voices, faiths welcome.

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Jazz Jam Session

December 14, 2019

Sat, Dec 14 - 5:00pm

We'd like to welcome jazz musicians ages 10-18 to our first annual Jazz Jam Session! This is a chance for you to break out your instruments, play some tunes with your friends and join in on some holiday fun. We welcome alumni from our Saturday and summer programs as well as new friends who are looking for a fun jam session opportunity. Please CLICK HERE to RSVP if you plan on attending.

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Klezmer Hanukkah Party 2019

December 14, 2019

Sat, Dec 14 - 4:00pm


Congregation Beth Elohim Ballroom
274 Garfield Place
Brooklyn NY
Join Congregation Beth Elohim and the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music for a Hanukkah season celebration of Klezmer, crafts and latkes! This is a very popular event. Advanced ticket purchase is recommended.

Brass Band Potluck

December 13, 2019

Fri, Dec 13 - 6:00pm

The Bluegrass Ensemble and Brass Band end the semester with celebration including a potluck, music and dancing. Bring a dish to pass and the whole family! No admission charge.

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Jingle Fest! Holiday Concert & Cookie Swap 2019

December 07, 2019

Sat, Dec 7 - 3pm

Join us for holiday musical merriment and festive treats... plus a visit from Santa! All Saints' Episcopal Church 286-88 7th Avenue, between 6th & 7th Streets

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Music Therapy Family Holiday Singalong

December 05, 2019

Thurs, Dec 5 - 6:30pm

Music Therapy Families! Come one, come all! Join us for our Music Therapy Program holiday singalong. Light refreshments will be served. Songbooks will be provided. Mingle and mix, singalong or listen. A band of music therapists will be leading the revelry. We'd love to see you there!

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Brooklyn Harmonics: 2nd Annual Holiday Concert featuring the Mistletones

December 03, 2019

Tues, Dec 3 - 7:30pm

The Brooklyn Conservatory's premier contemporary vocal ensemble returns for their second annual Holiday Concert... backed by NYC's finest young jazz musicians, the Mistletones!

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Inside Out XIV

November 24, 2019

Sun, Nov 24 - 8:00pm

In its third season, Inside Out aims to spotlight both veterans and new innovators from our immediate musical community here in Brooklyn, which remains one of the most dynamic and influential hotbeds of jazz and creative music worldwide.

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Petra & Wolfie at The Brooklyn Museum

November 16, 2019

Sat, Nov 16 - 1pm, 3:30pm


The Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra under the direction of Dorothy Savitch presents Petra & Wolfie: A modern Brooklyn adaption of Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf!

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Classical Kids Fair 2019

November 10, 2019

Sun, Nov 10 - 1pm

Listen, look, and play alongside WQXR, The Little Orchestra Society & the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music! Join us for a Classical Kids Fair at the Brooklyn Children’s Museum, where families can experience live performances, an instrument petting zoo, arts and crafts, workshops and more!

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Parlour Room Sessions: Roberta Michel and Jay Sorce

November 09, 2019

Sat, Nov 9 - 6:30pm

Flutist Roberta Michel and guitarist Jay Sorce present works that are inspired by the written word, from Sappho to Beckett. In works by Arthur Kampela, Karola Obermüller and Michael Fiday, they explore the connections between the music and its literary influences.

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House Party

November 07, 2019

Thurs, Nov 7 - 6:30pm

VIP Cocktail Hour • 6:30pm House Party • 7:30pm BKCM’s most anticipated night of the year is back with musical acts, interactive rooms, exceptional food and drink, and surprises at every turn. Featuring local performers, international stars and BKCM faculty and ensembles in every room of our Victorian mansion, it’s an adults–only cocktail party that you won’t forget.

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Landline Album Release

November 03, 2019

Sun, Nov 3 - 7pm

Landline (Chet Doxas, Jacob Sacks, Vinnie Sperrazza and Zack Lober) will be releasing their eponymously named debut album on Loyal Label Records. The concert will feature visual artists Alley Horn, Maya Stackhouse, Iris Wechsler, Suyi Xu and modular synth artist, Micah Frank.

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My Life on the Spectrum

November 02, 2019

Sat, Nov 2 - 4pm, 7pm

Dane Brandt-Lubart shares his touching and inspiring journey through life as someone with autism through musical performance and informative monologue.

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Con-spook-atory 2019

October 31, 2019

Thurs, Oct 31 - 4:00 - 6:00pm

Celebrate Halloween with BKCM! Explore the haunted garden, a spooky musical performance, candy and other goodies.

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