Wondering if you'd have a good time at Conclave? Afraid you won't know anybody?
Nervous about what others will think of your playing? Afraid you're not good
enough.... or maybe too advanced to get anything out of it?
Take a look at what some Conclavers have said about their experiences: young
players who made new friends, colleagues, and connections; retired people who
have found a welcoming, inspiring community; professionals who come back year
after year; people of all ages and levels who can't wait for next summer to come
around so they can make music at Conclave.
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“There was this beautiful music...”
“...bring a bottle opener.”
“...the best birthday present I could ever wish for.”
“I made so many wonderful new friends...”
“...you're just craving another Conclave.”
“I can come every year.”
“Conclaves are outstanding. You should come.”
“It's all about enjoying the music and enjoying people...”
“After my first Conclave I was totally hooked.”
“It's been a life-changing experience.”
“I'm so excited...”
John Michael Priester
“I hate when she's right.”
“It's the people that I've met here.”
“There's nothing I would rather do than go to Conclave.”
“They let me actually perform...”
“We were almost criminals...”