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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.

 Spring into Italy

Celebrate the Arts in Champaign during the Boneyard Arts Festival and raise funds for the Conservatory! 10% of your bill will be donated to the Conservatory when you dine at Minecci's at the Crossing on April 9. Dine anytime from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Eat in, or take out! (366-9225) Live music will be available from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.


Auditions will be held for the East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra on Sunday, January 25. For more information please contact the Conservatory at (217) 356-9812.

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