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Definition of Conservatory

Conservatory

  1. Having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury.
  2. That which preserves from injury.
  3. A place for preserving anything from loss, decay, waste, or injury; particulary, a greenhouse for preserving exotic or tender plants.
  4. A public place of instruction, designed to preserve and perfect the knowledge of some branch of science or art, esp. music.

Conservatory Quotations

When I composed, I heard my music played by the orchestra within days of completion of the score. No master at a conservatory, no matter how revered, can teach as much by verbal criticism as can a cold and analytical hearing of one's own music being played.
Andre Previn

When I was a young musician, the only option available to pursue secondary education in music was to attend a classical conservatory.
Billy Joel

I started playing the piano when I was about two and got a scholarship to the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore when I was five. But I left when I was 11.
Tori Amos

I ended up turning down a full scholarship of music at the conservatory to pay to go to cooking school.
Emeril Lagasse

When I was 15, 16, I studied with Stella Adler at the Conservatory of Acting, then I stopped again and went to the Actors Studio when I was 18.
Robert De Niro
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Conservatory Translations

conservatory in Spanish is conservatorio

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