Shenandoah Conservatory Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Theatre Harold “Hal” Herman, B.A., founder and producing artistic director of Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre (SSMT), has announced his retirement, accepting the new position of artistic director emeritus. Long-time SSMT Music Director Thomas Albert, D.M.A., has been named artistic director. “I am honored to accept the position of artistic director emeritus, and am delighted that Tom [Albert] will be taking over the leadership of SSMT,” said Herman. “There’s a magic to doing theatre, and I always look forward to the summer and our ... Read More...
Why Shenandoah Conservatory?
Class of 2015
Shenandoah is a place of higher learning that fosters a community of dreamers, encouraging students to reach for the stars and equipping them with the tools to grab hold of them. Opportunities afforded to me here have rewarded me with experiences that have left a permanent imprint on my heart. From traveling to Mozambique and performing in Washington D.C. to late-night breakfast memories in the dining hall during exam weeks and watching my friends shine in countless productions, I have a million reasons that answer the question "Why Shenandoah?"