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Community Connections

The Conservatory of Music enjoys a long-standing relationship with a number of local arts organizations including several collaborations throughout the year.  We invite you to visit their websites:

 

Partnerships

The Conservatory of Music is also committed to expanding partnerships among its alumni and in local, regional, national, and global communities.  Various partnerships have included:

Bear Valley Music Festival
Collaboration with the Pacific Opera Institute to produce an opera each summer at the festival.  Several faculty also perform in the festival orchestra.

Walton Special Center & Early Intervention, Stockton
Music Therapy Assessment & Services: Music Therapy faculty and students provide assessment and services to children with Developmental Disabilities.

Stockton Unified School District
Music Therapy Assessment & Services: Music Therapy Assessment and Services: Music Therapy faculty and students provide assessment and services for children in integrated special needs/typical classrooms.

Friends of Chamber Music
Chamber performances: 5 performances per year organized by FOCM and supported by the Conservatory of Music.  Support includes advertising, programs, and staff for concerts.

Lincoln Unified School District (2008-2009)
Music Therapy Assessment & Services: Music Therapy faculty and students provide assessment and services for children in integrated special needs/typical classrooms.

Options Learning Center (2008-09)
Stockton Music Therapy Assessment & Services: Music Therapy faculty and students provide assessment and services to adults with Developmental Disabilities.

Crestwood Behavioral Health
Music Therapy Assessment & Services: Music Therapy faculty and students provide assessment and services to adults and senior citizens with mental illness.

Plymouth Square, Stockton
Retirement Housing Foundation/Plymouth Square Skilled Nursing Unit: Music Therapy individual and group services for senior citizens with Dementias, medical conditions, or end of life/palliative care needs.

UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento (2008-09)
Cancer Center: Funded by Children's Miracle Network support to the UCD Cancer Center Young Adult & Adolescent Advisory Board, the Healing Arts Program for Children and Adolescents includes a "Songs of Hope" project. Pacific Music Therapy graduate students and faculty are participating in a series of song-writing groups for children and young adults facing the challenge of cancer.

Hospice of San Joaquin, Stockton
Music Therapy: With support from Music Therapy faculty, graduate students provide in-home and respite center services to Hospice patients.

Sacramento Chamber Music Society
Master Class with Sacramento Chamber Music Society: Various artists.  Average attendance is 100. Community service, student recruitment, and additional student education/performance opportunity. Transportation, housing, and administrative costs donated by SCMS.  Administrative duties are performed by Mathew Krejci.

Stockton Symphony
Master Classes with Stockton Symphony guest artists: 6 classes per year with that are are organized and run by Patricia Shands. Average attendance is 60-100. Community service, student recruitment, and additional student education/performance opportunity.  Artist fees are donated by the Symphony.

Modesto Symphony (2008-09)
Master Classes with Modesto Symphony guest artist Leon Fleisher.  Attendance was 250.  Artist fees were donated by the Symphony. Administrative duties were performed by Patricia Shands.

Stockton Unified School District (2008-09)
Chamber Music Performances for faculty and students in the Schools: Cesar Chavez High School-Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet; Kohl Open School-60 student woodwind quintet performances; Madison Elementary School-60 student woodwind quintet performances; Tyler Middle School-60 student woodwind quintet performances.

Sacramento Area Schools (2008-09)
Chamber Music Performances for Faculty and Students in the Schools: Rio Americano High School--Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet.

San Francisco Bay Area Schools (2008-09)
Chamber Music Performances for Faculty and Students in the Schools: Hercules High School-Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet; Pinole Valley High School-Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet; El Cerrito High School-Pacific Arts Woodwind Quintet.

Stockton Area Schools
Stockton Unified, Lincoln Unified, Lodi Unified, and Manteca Unified School Districts: Teaching general music classes to elementary students who generally do not receive general music instruction. Coaching and assisting with rehearsals, sectionals, fieldtrips, and concerts for 4th through 12th grade students.

Pacific Music Camp
The Conservatory partners with local public school music teachers each summer to present instruction in band, orchestra, jazz, and choir to elementary, middle school, and high school music students in the region.

Italian Festival Partnerships
Pacific Italian Alliance, Stockton;The Consulate General of Italy, San Francisco.

Japanese Festival Partnerships
Japanese American Citizen League of Stockton; Japanese American Citizen League of Lodi; Stockton Buddhist Church; Central Valley Asian-American Chamber of Commerce.

Brubeck Institute Partnerships
Stockton Symphony Partner with the Brubeck Institute for programming during the Brubeck Festival. Miracle Mile Association Partner with the Brubeck Institute to provide resources for "Jazz on the Mile" during the Brubeck Festival.  Working to provide more jazz and music events in restaurants on the Miracle Mile through the year.