The Gifted Music School Conservatory

The Gifted Music School Conservatory is a full scholarship program for serious and committed music students (ages 6-19). Admittance is by audition only. Students are taught and mentored by world-level artists and pedagogue. GMS faculty hold advanced degrees in their area of music and perform regularly. Classes include music theory, ear training, performance classes, music literature, piano literature, woodwind literature, piano ensemble, chamber music, solfege, and orchestral repertoire.  

World class guest artists and teachers regularly come to work exclusively with the conservatory students. Past guests have included Veda Kaplinsky (piano, Juilliard School), Leon Fleisher (piano, Peabody), Roberto Diaz (Viola, Curtis), Joseph Silverstein, Robert Lippsett (Violin, Colburn), Dr. Yong-Hi Moon (piano, Peabody), Craig Jessop (choral, USU), Vladimir Kulenovic (conductor). This year's featured guests include Midori Goto (violin, USC), Sel Kardan (Colburn), Micah Yui (piano, Colburn), Andres Cardenes (violin, Carnegie Melon), and Wei He (violin, San Francisco).

Conservatory students meet regularly in preparation for three concerts throughout the year: Fall Concert, Spring Gala Fundraising Event, and Spring Concert. Students perform community outreach events at public schools twice a year. Additional performance opportunities include home concert events and other community events as determined by executive staff. Past events have included featured concerts for non-profit events, spotlighted at local community library and film events, spotlighted for grand opening art houses.

Gifted Music School Conservatory students have continued their education at Curtis, Juilliard, Colburn, New England Conservatory, San Francisco, Champagne Urbana, Stanford, and all major Utah colleges. Current students are featured regularly with the Utah Symphony and many are award winners at national level events. 


The Gifted Music School Conservatory auditions are held once a year in the Spring.