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The Conservatory of Central Illinois
116 North Chestnut Street, Suite 310
Champaign, Illinois 61820


The Conservatory of Central Illinois is the only not-for-profit community music school serving downstate Illinois. Located in downtown Champaign, The Conservatory opened its doors for instruction in August 1986. In the time since its founding, The Conservatory has taken its place as a leading cultural institution contributing to the quality of life in Champaign-Urbana.

 Kids Fest!

Join us for at the Instrument Petting Zoo at Kids Fest, Saturday, July 26, 2014. The Petting Zoo will be in operation from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the corner of Wright and John streets in Campustown. Come and try out a Saxophone, trombone, or violin. Many of your favorite instruments will be there. Bring friends!

Full Member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education

Founding Member of the Champaign County Cultural Consortium

The Conservatory of Central Illinois is funded in part
by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council

The Community Music School