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BW Conservatory of Music

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BWartsBaldwin Wallace University - Conservatory of Music and Community Arts School

275 Eastland Road
Berea, OH 44017

Phone: 440-826-2365
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Susan VanVorst, Dean, Conservatory of Music
Charles Rochester Young, Associate Dean, Conservatory of Music
Adam Sheldon, Director, Community Arts School
Cory Isler, Associate Director, Community Arts School
Meredith Kurtz, Assistant Director, Community Arts School
Heather Dennen, Program Coordinator, Community Arts School
Jeanette Hagerty, Program Coordinator, Community Arts School
Dawn Hyde, Administrative Assistant, Community Arts School
Lisa Manning, Program Coordinator, Community Arts School

Mission: We promise you’ll become part of an inspirational arts community that celebrates, explores and connects individual ability with pathways for artistic growth.

The Baldwin Wallace University Community Arts School provides arts education to students of all ages, from early childhood through adult. Our programs include classes, camps, and private lessons in instrumental and vocal music, dance, theatre, and art. We also offer programs for homeschooled students and professional educators.

Total Number Served Annually: 3,800

The BW Community Arts School (CAS) offers a full array of music, visual art, dance, and theatre programs for students of all ages. Programs include dance classes, theatre classes, visual art classes and workshops, music ensembles including Men's Chorus, Women's Chorus, Youth Orchestra, and private music lessons. Additionally, CAS offers Summer Arts Programs including middle school camps, high school intensives, and professional development for music educators. Programs serve birth to retiree ages.

Programs for Senior Adults include New Horizons Program, BW Men's Chorus & Women's Chorus, Private Music Lessons, Visual Art Classes