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Join us for "Music at Mayfield" on Saturday, Nov. 6!

Come and make music with us at Mayfield!

We warmly invite 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade girls to join us for a fun day of workshops designed to fuel the artistic passions of middle school girls. They'll work side-by-side with our Conservatory for the Arts students and expert faculty members!

Register online now—it's free!

Workshop Schedule

12:30 p.m.

Registration 
Student Commons (Hayden Building)

1:00 p.m.

Fun vocal and instrumental music workshops

3:00 p.m.

Combined vocal and instrumental rehearsal (double the fun!)

3:30 p.m.

Performance (parents welcome!)

All attendees will be required to complete a simple COVID-19 symptom self-screening prior to arrival and will need to bring a mask to wear indoors.

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  • more about the Instrumental Music Conservatory

    The Instrumental Music Conservatory is a collective of musicians who play a variety of musical instruments and come from a diversity of experiences and backgrounds. 

    This performance-based conservatory explores and studies a variety of styles of music including classical, world music, jazz and popular in both large and groups to small chamber ensembles. Students gain knowledge and skills in instrumental technique, music theory, ear training, improvisation and ensemble performance. 

    In collaboration with the teacher, students are guided and encouraged to assist in selecting music as well as arranging and composing for the ensembles. Students playing any music instrument at all levels are welcomed and encouraged to audition. Students are highly encouraged to have, in conjunction with their Instrumental Music Conservatory commitment, a private teacher for their instrument and a full-year commitment to the Conservatory.

    Major performances include the annual Carol Night, Mayfield Benefit and the Music in May spring concert. Numerous other performance opportunities arise during the school year, especially during the holidays. Recently, Instrumental Conservatory has performed at One Colorado, Disneyland Performing Arts OnStage, Knott’s Berry Farm Performances in the Park and more.
  • more about the Vocal Music Conservatory

    The Vocal Music Conservatory offers an immersion into serious study of vocal style and technique. All levels of experience and backgrounds are welcomed and encouraged to participate. 

    The conservatory consists of the Mayfield Women’s Ensemble and Advanced Women’s Ensemble classes. The stunning work of our choirs has earned Mayfield national acclaim at some of the top choir competitions in the country. 

    The performance-based Women’s Ensemble explores the music from the Renaissance to the present, emphasizing standard choral repertoire and contemporary Gospel music while building skills in vocal technique, sight singing, music theory and ensemble performance skills. 

    The advanced class emphasis is on advanced vocal technique and tone production, sophisticated solo and choral literature along with audition and solo preparation. Master classes are frequently taught by profession opera singer and choir leaders.

    Performances include the annual Carol Night, Mayfield Benefit, Music in May spring concert and participation in various choral festivals, field trips, community events and liturgies.

Music News

Our Amazing Music Faculty

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  • Photo of Andrew Alvarez

    Andrew Alvarez 

    Vocal Music Teacher
    (626) 799-9121 ext. 243
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    Christin Hablewitz 

    Instrumental Music Teacher
    (626) 799-9121 ext. 217
    Northern Illinois University - B.A.
    San Francisco State University - M.A.
    California Institute of the Arts - M.F.A.
Established in 1931, Mayfield Senior School in Pasadena, CA is a Catholic, independent, college preparatory school for young women grades 9-12. Noted for its rigorous academic program, which includes 28 Advanced Placement and Honors courses, Mayfield’s curriculum is underscored by a philosophy of educating the “whole child,” which also encourages commitment to and excellence in the arts, athletics, community service and spiritual growth. The nurturing environment at Mayfield Senior School allows each student to flourish in an atmosphere of personal attention.