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Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance (Conducting)

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Nadège Foofat

Foofat Joins Faculty During Wagner’s Spring 2020 Sabbatical

Shenandoah Conservatory welcomes conductor Nadège Foofat, D.M., for the spring 2020 semester when Conductor, Director of Orchestral Studies and Professor of Conducting Jan Wagner, Diploma and Korrepetitions Praxis, Academy of Music in Vienna (Austria), begins his faculty sabbatical. Dr. Foofat will rehearse with the Symphony Orchestra, preparing and conducting the spring performances and collaborating with […]

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Kim ’19 and Hardwick ’20 Conduct Symphony Orchestra

Graduate conducting students Jongbin Kim ’19 and Aaron Hardwick ’20 conduced the Shenandoah Conservatory Symphony Orchestra at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 25, in Armstrong Concert Hall. The performance featured Richard Wagner’s “Vorspiel and Liebestod” from “Tristan and Isolde” and Hector Berlioz’s “Roman Carnival Overture.” This event was free and open to the public. Kim […]

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Philippe Cassard Masterclass

Cassard Presents Insightful Piano Masterclass on French Repertoire

French pianist and recent World of the Piano guest artist Phillipe Cassard presented an insightful and invigorating masterclass for Shenandoah Conservatory students, giving them the opportunity explore French repertoire with a world-class authority on its interpretation and performance on Monday, March 4. Masterclass participants included Mathilde Handelsman ’23 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance, Piano), […]

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