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Conservatory Minors in Music, Theatre & Dance


Adrienne Elion Collaborates with The Blanket

Pardo, Elion ’20 and Sloan ’18 Collaborate on Project with The Blanket

Assistant Professor of Modern Dance Matt Pardo, M.F.A., recently produced “Yolk & Grove” in collaboration with choreographer Beth Gill and the Carrie Furnaces for the dance-centric production company The Blanket with co-director Caitlin Scranton. The project was performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and featured two Shenandoah Conservatory students: The Blanket dancer Adrienne Elion ’20 (B.F.A. in […]

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Class of 2020 Musical Theatre Majors

Theatre Majors Land Impressive Internships for Summer 2019

More than twenty theatre majors have landed an array of summer internships here in Winchester and along the East Coast. Acting Majors Carmen Burbridge ’20 will intern at Cherry Lane Theatre in New York City, where she will read and analyze plays, as well as New York City’s nonprofit New Dramatist, an iconic institution which […]

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Lilac the Musical

Growing a Musical

The atmosphere of creative incubation fostered at Shenandoah Conservatory led two musical theatre students to forge a partnership and craft a musical, “Lilac,” which they unveiled to the general public at a staged reading in downtown Winchester in March. The pair – Jack Murphy ’20 (in the above photo, in the first row, wearing a […]

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Alumni Successes

Daniel "D.K." Kelly '18 sitting in front of drum kit.

Conservatory Alumnus Wins Drum Mastery Contest

When Daniel “D.K.” Kelly II ’18 began his studies at Shenandoah Conservatory, he arrived as a musician steeped in gospel and marching band traditions. But after four years in the jazz studies program, the drummer emerged as a musician who, just a year after graduation, has been selected as the grand prize winner in the […]

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Allison Echard and Amanda Rosado

Research by Echard ’14, ’18 and Rosado ’19 Accepted for Publication in Music Therapy Perspectives

Research by Allison Echard ’14, ’18, MT-BC, (Master of Music in Music Therapy) and Amanda Rosado ’18, MT-BC, (Master of Music in Music Therapy), “Adolescents’ Experiences of Music Therapy in an Inpatient Crisis Stabilization Unit” and “Making Sense of Self: An Autoethnographic Study of Identity Formation for Adolescents in Music Therapy,” respectively, has been accepted […]

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