PA Conservatory


2018-2019 Conservatory Enrollment

Interested in being a part of the SJHHS Performing Arts Conservatory Program?

What is it? - A program created to assist high school students in being prepared for either a career in the arts or a conservatory/collegiate program. 


What does it require?- Like majoring in college, the students are required to complete a certain amount of classes before they graduate, as well as meet discipline specific benchmarks in their growth through the program. These benchmarks can include but are not limited to- outside auditions, learned skills, volunteer commitments, and participation in after school productions. It also includes GPA and citizenship requirements. Each discipline has specific requirements due to vastly different specializations. 


How do I learn more?- You can e-mail an instructor , or set up a meeting with them in person. If you are interested in a conservatory program please e-mail the following:

Mr. McElroy- Instrumental Music

Mr. Ushino- Vocal and Choral Arts

Mrs. Calder- Dance

Ms. Beilstein- Theatre Arts


What are the conservatory majors? 

Instrumental Music- 

Vocal and Choral Arts- Vocal, Conducting


Theatre Arts- Theatre, Musical Theatre, and Technical Theatre. 


How do I apply? Schedule a meeting to submit your commitment with Ms. Beilstein, Mr. McElroy, Mr. Ushino, or Mrs. Calder in order to ensure it is the right choice for you. Most conservatories will have discipline specific meetings in September of the school year to chat about it and enroll interested students. 


Deadline for new students to Enroll in Conservatories: November 1st of each year.