The Radial Conservatory is a collective of composers, musicians & visual artists.


We are creators who seek not to perform or display our own art but rather assemble into an entirely different space. A space where people can step out of the everyday to engage their imaginations & connect with something deeper, something quieter within them. The slow, sweeping, lush world of neoclassical & experimental music is brought to life in the spectacular visual world of light & color that surrounds the musicians & reaches out to touch the listeners.

These different mediums come together to bring us somewhere we can’t go without our imaginations, blurring the line between performer & listener in a new kind of immersive, contemplative concert experience.

The collective is made up of artists from around the world who contribute on an ongoing basis in varying degrees of frequency. 


Nashville players:

Connor Carroll,  Maggie Chafee,  Timbre Cierpke,  Josh Collins,  Laura Epling,  Gusti Escalante,  Jared Foldy,  Josh Gilligan,  Cassandra Hawkins,  Robbie Jackson,  Alex T Leach, Thad Kopec,  Chelsea McGough,  John Paterini,  Alex Plasket,  Stephen Proctor,  David Swick &  Zachary Threlkeld


New Zealand players: 

Luke Oram,  Ben Bartlett,  Daniel Bartlett,  Michelle Haami,  Alistair McCready,  Tash McGill, John Arndt,  Dr. Dave Campbell,  &  Nicholas Georgiou


California players:

Mason Self,  Jon Joseph  &  Michael Gungor


The Radial Conservatory is led & curated by Thad Kopec & Stephen Proctor.


Photography by Mikaela Hamilton