About Us At The Wisconsin Conservatory of Music
Inspiring Students. Accessible Education. Exceptional Music.
Celebrating over a century of musical excellence, the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music is committed to inspiring students of every age and skill level by providing an accessible, exceptional music education. The Conservatory is descended from several Wisconsin music institutions and today is the largest independent non-profit music school in the state. Over 100 highly trained teaching artists provide expert individual, group, and ensemble instruction to more than 16,000 students each year.
Inspiring individuals and communities through exceptional music education, accessible to all.
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McIntosh Goodrich Mansion
Located on Milwaukee’s historic East Side, the McIntosh | Goodrich Mansion has been the Conservatory’s main location since 1932.
Sharon Lynne Wilson Center
This multi-arts center found in the heart of Brookfield’s Mitchell Park focuses on teaching the visual and performing arts. The Center features teaching studios with pianos for private and group classes.
Conveniently located at the intersection of I-43 and N. Port Washington Road, this location offers free parking and serves our North Shore students, featuring 12 regularly maintained pianos and a keyboard lab. This location also offers combo and ensemble rooms, classrooms, and a family-friendly early childhood class room.
Conservatory Gift Certificates
Give The Gift of Music
Give someone special the gift of music with a gift certificate for the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music! Available in any denomination, each gift certificate can be used towards group lessons, private lessons, Conservatory Concerts and more! Purchase one in person or online today!
Meet Our Teachers
Wisconsin Conservatory Faculty
The heart of the Conservatory is our faculty, consisting of over 100 teaching artists. We build on the legacy of dedicated and talented musicians who have learned, studied and worked here before us for well over a century.
As a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, Wisconsin Conservatory of Music embraces the values of accountability and transparency as a matter of ethical leadership and stewardship.