The ART of College Planning

Thursday, September 20, 2018 @ 6:30PM

Come and hear about the importance of arts programs in enriching the academic and personal lives of students to maximize their potential for college planning and beyond.

LOCATION: Music Conservatory of Westchester, Recital Hall; and online via livestream
ADDRESS: 216 Central Ave, White Plains, NY 10606
RSVP: Complete form to join in person or to receive a Zoom link:
QUESTIONS: Tony DiGiacomo: 914-586-2800;


  • Meet and hear from local area arts organizations ranging from: music, visual arts, theater, and dance.
  • Receive guidance on how to take advantage of creative and artistic opportunities in our community
  • Learn how to integrate arts enrichment into any student’s life
  • Gain an understanding of developmental and cognitive benefits of the arts that contribute to academic achievement
  • Discover ways to prepare for majoring in the arts
  • Explore benefits to arts participation for students applying as any college major


Douglas E. Bish, Ph.D., Dean of Students & Faculty
Music Conservatory of Westchester
Leigh Mickelson, Executive Director
Clay Art Center
Alexis Grausz, Artistic Director
The Random Farms Kids Theater
Charlotte Mouquin, Executive Director
Pelham Art Center
Shelley Grantham, Executive Director
Steffi Nossen School of Dance
F. Tony Di Giacomo, Ph.D., Founder
Novella Prep