Linda L. Weise

Linda Weise

Linda Weise established the Colorado Springs Conservatory (CSC) in 1994 to bring world-class performing arts education to the region.

A graduate of Oberlin Conservatory in piano and vocal performance, she continued her post-graduate work at the Juilliard School for Opera Studies. Both Linda and the CSC have been recognized throughout the state and across the country with numerous awards to include the National Guild of Community Music Schools Milestone Achievement award and the coveted William Funk Award from the Colorado Non- Profit Association. 

Accolades for providing and making accessible to all who are interested in outstanding arts immersion studies, the Conservatory has been changing lives for over 26 years now. She has developed a team of leadership, mentors and administration at the CSC that has gone on a journey to expand to impact of 1,500 children regionally and even more across the state and nation. Her servant leadership mentality has afforded her a reputation of innovative partnership and an exemplary ability to raise funds to support the Mission.

 

Linda Weise
Linda Weise

Accolades for providing and making accessible to all who are interested in outstanding arts immersion studies, the Conservatory has been changing lives for over 26 years now. She has developed a team of leadership, mentors and administration at the CSC that has gone on a journey to expand to impact of 1,500 children regionally and even more across the state and nation. Her servant leadership mentality has afforded her a reputation of innovative partnership and an exemplary ability to raise funds to support the Mission.

 

Linda Weise

Her educational work at the CSC includes the Simple Gift Series and PICCOLO program for early child hood- ages birth through 7 years. The program is endorsed by various health and education organizations as a model program that address early intervention both social emotional to include family bonding and literacy in addition to bringing music and joy into the lives of those who participate.

 

Linda is an active community and state advocate who serves or has served on these boards of directors: Governor’s appointee for the State Board of Colorado Humanities, Vice Chair Colorado Springs Leadership Institute (CSLI), Citizens Soldier Connection, Regional Advisory Council for Central City Opera, Chamber Orchestra of the Springs, Greater Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce, Friends of the Fountain Fund, and PILLAR Institute for Lifelong Learning. The civic and artistic partnerships she has created have lasted decades and have forged new ways to bring the arts to many who would otherwise go without. From UCCS and Colorado College to El Paso County and the City of Colorado Springs, from regional YMCAs to Santa Fe Opera, friends of the Conservatory are diverse and enthusiastic. Linda was recently featured on the cover of the international magazine, Corporate Vision for her exemplary ability to ‘build community’ in extraordinary ways.

 

Linda is a graduate of both Colorado Leadership Institute and Leadership Pikes Peak. Linda has resided in Colorado Springs since 1992 where she currently lives with her husband Keith Wells. They have two beautiful daughters Christina and Kelsy Wells.

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