Music MattersInspire

For 85 years, the Conservatory has provided quality music education for all ages, abilities and ambitions.

Music MattersTeach

Our teachers are all highly skilled and experienced – and help students reach their goals.

Music MattersCreate

Prior to enrollment, new students and parents meet with one of the deans for a free consultation. We help you and your child choose the right instrument, classes and ensembles.

Music MattersEXPLORE

We offer private lessons, performing ensembles, theory and composition classes in a variety of styles including classical, pop, rock and jazz.

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Meet Our Faculty

Ed Fast

Latin Jazz; Drumset

Degrees and Studies: B.M. and M.M., The Hartt School of Music / Music Conservatory of Westchester Faculty since 2014

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Testimonials

“I started the violin when I was three. The day after my retirement, I went to the Conservatory and I have been here ever since. My goal was to come back to where I was when I stopped playing and within a year I surpassed that so I really enjoyed it.”
- Harry Bright, adult student
“Since retiring from the board, I’ve continued to support the Conservatory because it makes a very valuable contribution to the community, serving people of all ages, adults as well as children, and offering special programs like music therapy that are not available in many other places. The range of programs is truly unique.”
- Robert Gellert, donor and former trustee
“At the Conservatory, children at every level will find the ability to gain confidence and grow through music in ways that affect every aspect of their lives.”
- Mayo Bartlett, MCW parent and trustee
“Music is perhaps the one and only language that all human beings can communicate with and derive joy from.”
- Joel Breitkopf, MCW trustee