Conservatory for the Arts

Conservatory Auditions

Conservatory Auditions and Placement Meetings

All students will meet in the Student Commons at 2:00 p.m. and then disperse with their respective Conservatory teachers for auditions or placement meetings. If you have any questions about the Conservatory for the Arts program or the the Fine Arts department, please email Kimberly Gomez.
Conservatory for the Arts Auditions and Placement Meetings
Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019
2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Student Commons
Please email your arts teacher directly if you have any questions about preparation. We are happy to help! 

Creative Writing

Teacher: Kimberly Gomez
Ms. Gomez will not be able to meet with students on Aug. 13, so prospective students should email her with recent samples of their writing to arrange a placement meeting. 

Dance

Teacher: Denise Leitner
Ms. Leitner will meet with incoming and prospective students. Please come prepared to dance.

Theatre

Teacher: Maryanne Householder
Please email Ms. Householder directly with any questions about the program.

Technical Theatre

Teacher: Phillip Velasco
Please email Mr. Velasco directly with any questions about the program.

Visual Arts — Drawing & Painting

Teachers:  Amy Green & Cassandra Gonzales
Ms. Green and Ms. Gonzales will be on hand to answer questions about the Visual Arts: Drawing and Painting program.

Visual Arts — Photography, Film and Media

Teacher: Paul Tzanetopoulos 
Mr. Tzanetopoulos will not be able to meet with students on Aug. 13, but prospective students may email him directly with questions.

Vocal Music

Teacher: Andrew Alvarez 
Mr. Alvarez will be on hand to answer questions. 

Instrumental Music

Teacher: Christin Hablewitz
Instrumental conservatory members and potential members will prepare two short (about 1-2 minutes) contrasting pieces that demonstrate their interest and ability on their preferred instrument. Students should email Ms. Hablewitz to schedule a specific time.

All-Conservatory Meet & Greet Potluck

We look forward to meeting you all at this casual get-together hosted by the Mayfield Patrons for the Arts!

Friday, Aug. 16
6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
At the Grohs’ Home
Families Welcome 
Please bring a dish for 8-10 servings. 
  • If your family name begins with A-I, please bring savory appetizers.
  • If your family name begins with J-R, please bring sweet snacks.
  • If your family name begins with S-Z, please bring soft drinks.
Please RSVP by Aug. 14 and let us know what you are bringing to Kerry Franco or Damon Valentino.

— Cornelia Connelly

Art is a universal language, and also a discipline which calls for close attention, leading to wonderment and contemplation.

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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 21 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.