Definition of conservatory
1 : a greenhouse for growing or displaying plants
2 [Italian conservatorio home for foundlings, music school, from Latin conservare] : a school specializing in one of the fine arts a music conservatory
Examples of conservatory in a Sentence
the Peabody Conservatory of Music
the college's conservatory is entirely devoted to cultivating and displaying orchids
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Capote was also the conductor for the combined orchestras and conservatory mentors as the music education and community outreach coordinator on faculty.
The Salvation Army of Summit County will be collecting used instruments for its music conservatory students at the Akron Symphony Orchestra's performance at 7:30 p.m. July 23 at Hardesty Park, 1615 West Market Street, Akron.
A few years later, in 1962, CCM became part of the University of Cincinnati and launched an ambitious series of innovations and expansions that elevated it to a position as one of the country’s most influential and respected conservatories of music.
Amenities such as a conservatory, a china/silver room and an indoor swimming pool further the palatial vibe.
There’s no class in conservatory that teaches you how to be a music director.
The estate features five bedrooms, eight full and one half bathrooms, including a steam shower in the master bath, a separate guest house, an excercise studio, conservatory, custom limestone and travertine flooring.
A free community-building reception followed at the hotel’s conservatory.
Mr. Lewiston had studied classical music at an English conservatory before apprenticing himself in the early 1950s to Thomas de Hartmann, a composer who was a follower of the Russian mystic G.I. Gurdjieff.
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First Known Use of conservatory
CONSERVATORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of conservatory for English Language Learners
: a school in which students are taught music, theater, or dance
: a room or building with glass walls and a glass roof that is used for growing plants
CONSERVATORY Defined for Kids
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