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Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance (Conducting)

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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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Instrumental Conducting Symposium

2018 Instrumental Conducting Symposium

Shenandoah Conservatory hosted its 6th annual Instrumental Conducting Symposium from June 24, through June 27, and featured Director of Bands and Associate Professor of Conducting Timothy J. Robblee, Ph.D., and guest clinician Dr. Mallory Thompson, director of bands at Northwestern University. Twenty-four conductors participated in the event and registration was filled in the first 24 […]

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Alumni Successes

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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Thomas Wilkins

Wilkins ’78 Awarded Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s Dreamer Award

Thomas Wilkins ’78 was awarded the Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s Dreamer Award on Sunday, Jan. 20, during a special concert celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with the Virginia Symphony Orchestra (VSO) and Norfolk State University’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The award recognizes Hampton Roads citizens who embody characteristics of the late Dr. Martin […]

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Weary, Baylock, Stevens

Three Conservatory Alumni to be Honored at 2018 Homecoming & Family Weekend

Shenandoah University will honor three conservatory alumni during the 2018 Homecoming and Family Weekend event from Friday, Oct. 5, through Sunday, Oct. 7. These alumni will be recognized at the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients on Friday, Oct. 5, during the Alumni Celebration Dinner. Kyle J. Weary ’05, ’08 2018 Distinguished Alumnus Award for Young […]

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