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Bachelor of Music in Composition


David T. Little

David T. Little Signs Exclusive Publishing Agreement with Boosey & Hawkes

Shenandoah Conservatory’s Director of Composition and Coordinator of New Music David T. Little, Ph.D., recently signed an exclusive publishing agreement with Boosey & Hawkes, one of the world’s leading classical music publishing companies. He is now listed on the same roster of classical composers such as Bernstein, Stravinsky, Bartók, Andriessen, Mackey, Monk and more. Little’s […]

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Alumni Successes

Joel Puckett

Puckett’s ’99 ‘The Fix’ Premieres with Minnesota Opera

Joel Puckett ’99 (Bachelor of Music in Composition) was commissioned by the Minnesota Opera as part of its New Works Initiative to write a full-length opera for its 2018/19 season. The opera premiered this month. “The Fix” is based on the notorious World Series scandal of 1919, featuring legendary figures such as Shoeless Joe Jackson, […]

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Richard Zarou

Richard Zarou ’03, a native of Centreville, Virginia, is a composer of acoustic and electroacoustic music. His education includes Doctoral and Master’s degrees in composition from Florida State University and a Bachelor’s degree in composition from Shenandoah University. His primary composition teachers include Mark Wingate, Ladislav Kubik, Clifton Callender, Ellen Taaffe Zwilich, William Averitt & […]

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