COVID-19/Coronavirus Prevention

Our Commitment to Safety

COVID-19/Coronavirus Prevention

Help ensure the wellbeing of our community

LAST UPDATED: Tuesday May 5, at 11:30am


To help prevent the spread of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), Conservatory locations will be closed until further notice. All programs will move to an online format, per the guidelines below.







All Programs Moved Online

Private Lessons

All private lessons will continue using Zoom Video Conferencing. Students will need a computer, tablet or mobile device with microphone/speakers and a quality internet connection. Online lessons may be scheduled by contacting your teacher directly.


Group Classes, Ensembles, and Advanced Programs

All group classes, ensembles, and advanced programming have moved online via Zoom Video Conferencing and will follow their regular scheduled times and days of the week.

This will affect the following programs:

  • Advanced Chamber Music Institute
  • Early Childhood Music Classes
  • Group Ensembles
  • Jazz Institute
  • Suzuki Group Classes

Your WCM instructor will be in contact with you regarding Zoom setup and requirements.

All WCM Locations Closed Until Further Notice

All Conservatory locations will be closed from Tuesday, March 17 – Sunday, April 24.

Full facility closures include the McIntosh|Goodrich Mansion (1584 N Prospect Ave, Milwaukee) and Audubon Court (333 W. Brown Deer Rd. Suite 2, Bayside) locations. These programs will follow an online format per the above guidelines.

The Conservatory will move programs to an online format at the following partner locations: the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center, Kettle Moraine High School, Homestead High School, Holy Family Parish School, Merton Primary School, Milwaukee Jewish Day School, North Lake Elementary, and St. Bruno Catholic School. These locations are operated independently of WCM and their may remain open per each administration.

Explore Zoom Video Conferencing

Online activities are available to students via Zoom, the leader in modern video communications. Easy to use and reliable, Zoom is available to download for free on your PC/Mac or by using a dedicated app for iOS or Android.

All you need is a PC/Mac, tablet, or mobile device with microphone & speakers, and a high quality internet connection. Test your internet connection to ensure best results.




See how Zoom is transforming distance education at universities like Texas A&M


120th Anniversary Gala

The 120th Anniversary Gala has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date in Fall 2020.

WCM Jazz Festival

The WCM Jazz Festival, scheduled for March 18-19, has been cancelled.

All festival registrants will receive a full refund of their registration fee.


Prometheus Trio

The April 20 – 21 Prometheus Trio concerts have been cancelled. Tickets are now on sale for the 2021 – 22 season.

GET TICKETS TO THE 2021 – 22 Season

Until we are able to come together again, please enjoy this recording of Prometheus Trio’s Fall 2018 concert, Beethoven: “Archduke” Piano Trio, Op. 97.


Philomusica String Quartet

The Monday, March 23 Philomusica concert, featuring special guest Yaniv Dinur, has been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date, to be announced.

Chamber Music Camp

Chamber Music Camp, scheduled for July 6-10, has been cancelled.

All camp registrants will receive a full refund of their registration fee.

Recommended Resources


Milwaukee Health Department                                 Center for Disease Control


Wisconsin Department of Health Services                       World Health Organization