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Performing Arts Leadership & Management

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Shenandoah Conservatory Programs

Undergraduate Curricula Boldly Reimagined at Shenandoah Conservatory

After an intensive two-year process of analysis and review, Shenandoah Conservatory announces newly redesigned undergraduate curricula across all 17 undergraduate degrees in music, theatre and dance. The redesigned programs combine top-level industry preparation with increased focus on collaboration, entrepreneurship and student well-being. “Shenandoah Conservatory faculty have revised programs to offer our students enhanced rigorous training […]

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Dot Kelly

Kelly ’18, ’21 Announced Miss Virginia 2019

When Miss Virginia, Camille Schrier, was crowned Miss America 2020, the first runner up — our very own Dot Kelly ’18, ’21 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance, Master of Science in Performing Arts Leadership & Management) — became the new Miss Virginia 2019. Kelly is a Magna Cum Laude graduate and is currently pursuing […]

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Arts Leadership GEL Trip in Greece

Students Study Arts Leadership in Greece During GEL Trip

From May 20 through May 31, 11 students traveled to Greece for the Summer Arts Leadership Institute GEL trip with Director and Associate Professor of Performing Arts Leadership & Management David Edelman, M.F.A. and Assistant Dean of Administration, Executive Director of Shenandoah Conservatory Arts Academy and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Performing Arts Leadership & Management […]

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Alumni Successes

Benjamin Luczak

Luczak ’09, ’15 Appointed Development Director at Asolo Rep

Asolo Rep proudly announces Benjamin Luczak as its new Development Director, officially joining the organization on January 15. Prior to relocating to Sarasota, he previously held leadership positions at Dallas Summer Musicals, Omaha Performing Arts, The Maryland Symphony Orchestra and Shenandoah Conservatory Performances. His areas of passion include individual and major gift fundraising, legacy giving, […]

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Erin Puskar, Shenandoah Conservatory alumna and Fulbright semifinalist

Puskar and Speranzo Advance to Fulbright Semifinals

Shenandoah Conservatory alumna Erin Puskar ’15, ’16 and senior music education major Joey Speranzo ’17 have been named Fulbright semifinalists by the national screening committee. Puskar hopes to study and research in Taiwan, and Speranzo seeks to be an English teaching assistant in Bulgaria. The Fulbright selection process has two stages: the national screening committee […]

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