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Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts (CEC) is committed to developing and training young artists. Courses are designed to meet the needs and interests of students dedicated to furthering their natural artistic talents. Enrollment is open to the community and not limited to students from the Academy. Classes are also available for professionals and adults. Conservatory faculty is handpicked for their excellent teaching skills and superb reputation in their respective areas of expertise. The goal of each faculty member is to develop well-rounded artists in their students with excellent technique and a deep respect and love for the arts.

Upcoming Events:


Conservatory Pre-Registration for the 2018-2019 School Year


During this period, the non-refundable pre-registration fee is
$25.00 per discipline

After June 22, the regular registration fee of $60.00 per discipline will apply.

You may continue to mail or bring to the office your child's registration form and payment at any time, but for forms received after June 22, 2018 the regular, non-refundable registration fee of $60 per discipline will apply.

Below is a link to Tuition information and to download the Registration Form.
As you know, class sizes are limited and only those pre-registering can be guaranteed proper placement or any placement at all.

Conservatory classes begin on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.


Tuition information Registration Form


Festival Tech Rehearsal
at Miami-Dade County Auditorium



Conchita Espinosa
Festival of the Arts 2018


Mrs. Diaz' 50th anniversary will be celebrated at the Conchita Espinosa Festival of the Arts on:

Saturday, June 2, 2018
Miami-Dade County Auditorium
2901 W Flagler St, Miami, FL 33135

The Festival has been a biennial tradition close to the hearts of students, alumni, and faculty since the school and conservatory's inception in 1933. This year's theme is Journey, in honor of Mrs. Diaz' 50-year journey and the journeys of the many unique and remarkable lives that pass through the hallways of CEA each day.

"Our commitment to excellence in the academics and the arts, our dedication to cultivating the human spirit, our joy in discovering the uniqueness of each individual, our gratitude for the trust that is placed in us each day are packed in our suitcases and ready to continue the journey. No matter where the journey may take us, we will always know who we are and that our suitcases have what we need to encounter the difficulties and the joys that are before us." Mrs. Diaz' words resonate in the inspiration and creation of each piece presented at the Festival of the Arts, which will showcase over 450 students under the age of 18 on one stage, each one sharing his or her passion and love with each other and the audience.

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Summer Session 1 Begins!





Festival of the Arts Pictures Available

Congratulations to all our young artists for their wonderful performances at the 2018 Festival of the Arts! We had two professional photographers at the Festival capturing every special moment! To purchase Festival pictures:

Photo by Luis Gonzalez -Click here to view and purchase online

Photo by Francisco Sanchez - attached is a picture CD order form, which will include all images per piece selected. To purchase a picture CD, please fill out order form and return with your payment to the Conservatory Office by Friday, August 30th. Download Order form

Music Concert Pictures

The 2018 Music Concerts were a great success! Pictures are now available for purchase for each evening concert: BUY PHOTOS

National Water Dance Project

On Saturday, our Senior Dance Mastery and Advanced Dance students participated in the National Water Dance Project. National Water Dance is an artist-driven collective of dancers and educators confronting critical water issues facing the United States. Dancers across the country create simultaneous, site-specific dance performances with movers of all ages and experience. Created and directed by Dale Andree, National Water Dance believes that our environment is the most pressing issue of this generation and as dancers we are using our bodies to create a community that reaches out for action.  More and See Pictures >

Congratulations piano students,
Alejandro Fernandez and Mateo Oliva

Congratulations piano students, Alejandro Fernandez (student of Marlene Urbay) and Mateo Oliva (student of Ileana Cortizo Boza) for being selected as two of the ten finalists in the Chopin For All Piano Competition. They have been selected to perform in the Chopin For All Young Artists Concert on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at the Granada Presbyterian Church (950 University Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33134).

Onstage New York Competition

Our Dance Masteries and Conservatory dancers participated in the Onstage New York Competition this weekend in Orlando, and they did an OUTSTANDING job representing Conchita Espinosa Academy and Conchita Espinosa Conservatory of the Arts. The level of the competition was very high and the quality of dancers and choreography was amazing! THANK YOU Danella Bedford, Marisol Moreno, Leiza Mendez, Cristina Masdueno and Kenia Luz Garcia Cabrera for the impeccable instruction, dedication, and love you give our dancers every single day. We are blessed! - See Pictures and Awards >

Spanish Dance Master Class with Paloma Gomez

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New Guitar Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble

We are proud to announce that the Conservatory
has begun two new ensembles!

Percussion Ensemble

Last week in the CEA monthly assembly, we had a wonderful percussion performance and presentation by Maestro Conrado Garcia. The students were so enthusiastic and eager to participate, that the Conservatory has made arrangements with Maestro Garcia to create a Percussion Ensemble, which will form part of the Festival of the Arts 2018. This performance was just a small preview of all the wonderful things our musicians will be able to achieve. They will be learning different rhythms, instruments and accompanying a variety of dance styles. If you are interested in joining, please see Maria Ofelia Armas in the Conservatory office.

Classes will take place
Fridays from 3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Monthly Fee: $50 (there will be no registration fee)

Guitar Ensemble

We have also begun an official CEC Guitar Ensemble, directed by Mirtha de la Torre, which will perform in the Festival of the Arts 2018. Class times are based on level and grade. To register, please contact Isabel Chao in the Conservatory office.

Students in 1st and 2nd Grades
Wednesdays from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Monthly Fee:
$25 - for students currently taking guitar in the Conservatory
$50 - for students NOT registered for guitar in the Conservatory


Students in 3rd Grade and Above
Mondays and Thursdays from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
Monthly Fee:
$35 - for students currently taking guitar in the Conservatory
$80 - for students NOT registered for guitar in the Conservatory

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News & Events


Festival of the Arts

2018 Music Concerts

National Water Dance

Trip to A Noise Within

Music Exam's Schedule

Alejandro Fernandez and Mateo Oliva

Onstage New York Competition

Young Artist Gala

Blessed Unrest presents William Shakespeare's The Tempest

Spain in my Heart

Spanish Dance Master Class with Paloma Gomez

Conservatory Christmas Show

CEA Children's Junior Choir Performs with Florida Chamber Orchestra

Christmas in the Gardens

Dance Mastery Alumni calendar

Peace for Parkinson's

Fantasías de España

Danza y Poesia

Josu Okiñena

Arts Launch

















Spanish Dance
Cuban Dance
Hip Hop
Strength & Stretch
for Dancers




Liras / Melodicas












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