Campus closed for Easter through April 22


Campus closed for Easter through April 22

Please note that Mayfield Senior School will be closed for Easter beginning Friday, April 19. School resumes on Tuesday, April 23.

Warmest wishes for a blessed Easter from all at Mayfield Senior School!

Join us for "Music at Mayfield" on Saturday, Nov. 10!

Be part of our first music immersion workshop for middle school girls!

We warmly invite 6th-, 7th- and 8th-grade vocalists and instrumentalists to our inaugural "Music at Mayfield" event, a fun day of music immersion designed to fuel the artistic passions of middle school girls by working side-by-side with our Conservatory for the Arts musicians and expert faculty members.

Register online now—it's free!

Come and make music with us at Mayfield!

Our Mayfield students love to make music and we want to share this enthusiasm with you! 

This free workshop will bring middle school girls together with Mayfield Conservatory for the Arts students for a fun, interactive day. Middle school is such a time of anticipation. We want to be a part of showing girls the joys of pursuring and developing their talents in a supportive environment.

Vocal Concentration

Vocalists will join with our nationally acclaimed, award-winning Women’s Ensemble, students who believe they sing better because they are such close friends. Under the guidance of Choir Director Andrew Alvarez, our vocalists are looking forward to blending their voices with yours! 

Instrumental Concentration

Instrumentalists will play side-by-side with our orchestra members, crafting tunes that play to their strengths and talents. Our Mayfield musicians play a diversity of instruments under the direction of Instrumental Director Christin Hablewitz. 

Event Details

The event is free and lunch will be provided. Plus, we will showcase a mini-concert for your guests at the end of the day! Please share this information with your middle school classmates, teachers and your music or choir instructors. Space is limited!

Event Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 10

9:00 am to 9:30 am

Registration & T-shirt Distribution (yay, free tee!)

9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Fun morning rehearsals 
Instrumentalists in Gym
Vocalists in Student Commons

12:15 pm to 1:15 pm

Lunch (yay, free lunch!)
North Porch

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

More fun afternoon rehearsals
Students Commons and Gym

3:30 pm

Combined rehearsal (double the fun!)

4:30 pm

Performance (invite your family & friends!)

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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.

What does music mean to Mayfield musicians?

    • What is "Music at Mayfield"?

      Join our Mayfield musicians for this fun day of music immersion!

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Music News

— Michelle New ’18

”It’s such an incredible form of bonding to sing with people—and we sing better because we all get along. Our singing is tighter and it’s cleaner because we are close friends.”

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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.