Conservatory of the Arts

The Conservatory of the Arts provides students with the opportunity to further refine their artistic talents with individualized, advanced training in a professional and inspiring environment. Our mission is to discover and develop the extraordinary God-given talent of young artists, proclaiming the arts as an expression of God’s love among the varied cultures of the world. 

Distinctives

o Strategic partnerships with internationally recognized art institutions such as the renowned
   Berklee College of Music in Boston and the Steinway Corporation.
Opportunities to travel for performances, competitions, and outreach events, with past trips to Europe, 
   China, Disney World, Indonesia, and Thailand.
Faculty from some of the best conservatories in the world; including The Juilliard School
   Manhattan School of Music, and the Peabody Institute

Majors & Minors

Conservatory students have the opportunity to major or minor in one of eight disciplines: Music, Visual Arts, Musical Theatre, Dance Arts, New Media Studies, Theatre Arts, Integrated Arts, and Theatrical Design and Technology. Four years of concentrated involvement in a specialized program helps students stand out to college and admissions committees and prepares them to pursue their creative endeavors after high school. 

Private Lessons

Available to both VCS students in grades K-12 and the general community, private music lessons are vital for musical growth. Individualized instruction accelerates student success in technical proficiency and musical expression. VCS private lesson instructors have extensive training and years of experience in private instruction and public performance. Our new, well-appointed teaching studios provide a wonderful environment in which to learn. Lessons are available to elementary, junior high and high school students, including students who do not attend Valley Christian Schools. The Conservatory Private Lesson Studio offers lessons in: Bassoon, Band Instruments, Clarinet, Flute, Guitar, Harp, Oboe, Percussion, Classical and Jazz Piano, Saxophone, Trombone, Trumpet, Tuba, Violin, Viola, and Voice.

Contact Mary Creel in the Conservatory office to sign up to mcreel@vcs.net at 408-362-7602.

Recent College Acceptances

Berklee College of Music   
                         
Pepperdine University  
Boston University
 
Purdue University
Cal Tech University
 
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
Carnegie Mellon University
 
Santa Clara University
Cornell University, School of Design
 
UCLA, School of Film, Theatre, & Television
Harvey Mudd College
 
University of Miami
Marymount Manhattan College
 
University of Southern California
Manhattan School of Music
 
Westminster Choir College
New York University
 
University of North Texas

 

  • Elementary School 1450 Leigh Avenue
  • San Jose, CA 95125 408.559.4400 FAX: 408.559.4022
  • Junior High 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 130
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2460 FAX: 408.513.2472
  • High School 100 Skyway Drive, Ste. 110
  • San Jose, CA 95111 408.513.2400 FAX: 408.513.2527
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