The Lawrence University Conservatory serves around 350 highly engaged, enthusiastic, and passionate students. With three degrees, four majors, two areas of emphasis, two minors, twenty-six studios, and nine large ensembles there are a multitude of ways to sculpt a musical life at Lawrence. 

Our mission and vision drive everything that we do here, and it is because of this expansive foundation that the Lawrence Conservatory is consistently ranked one of the top in the nation, with growing applications and graduates who go on to change the face of the musical world, again. 

Our Vision:

Lawrence University Conservatory of Music: Inspiring performance, engaging intellect, energizing passion.

Our Mission: 

Preparing musicians to create a more thoughtful, meaningful, and beautiful world:

  • Within a motivated community that cultivates artistry and excellence through rigorous training.
  • Within a diverse community that fosters intellectual growth through critical inquiry and scholarship.
  • Within a creative community that connects passion for music to social engagement and innovative thinking.

Address and phone:

420 E College Ave
Appleton, WI 54911

Academic Year Hours:

  • Conservatory building: 7:00am-1:00am every day 
  • Conservatory office 9:00am-12:00pm, and 2:00-4:00pm Monday-Friday

Summer Hours:

  • Conservatory building: 7:00am-11:00pm every day
  • Conservatory office: 9:00am-12:00pm, and 2:00-4:00pm Monday-Friday

*Holidays may affect these hours, please see posted signs on the building doors or inquire about specific dates 

Lawrence is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music.
National Association of Schools of Music
11250 Roger Bacon Drive, Suite 21
Reston, VA 20190-5248
703-437-0700 Phone
703-437-6312 Fax