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Nick Jackson

Jackson ’19 Awarded Strong Scholarship

Music education major Nick Jackson ’19 was awarded one of the two $5,000 scholarship awards from the Hattie M. Strong Foundation to defray costs during his student teaching in the spring semester. He will teach instrumental music at Cooper Middle School and Langley High School in Fairfax County. Visit hattie.org/our-programs/scholarship-program/ to learn more.

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Student Chapter: American String Teachers Association

Shenandoah Conservatory Launches Student Chapter of the American String Teachers Association

Shenandoah Conservatory launched the Student Chapter: American String Teachers Association (SC:ASTA) this month and is officially associated with the national American String Teachers Association (ASTA). The goal is to form a more efficient and energetic student organization for the promotion of playing and teaching string instruments at Shenandoah University and provide a means of organizing […]

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VMEA 2018 Group

Music Education Students Attend VMEA Annual Conference in Virginia

From Nov. 15, through Nov. 17, Shenandoah Conservatory music education undergraduate students attended the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) annual conference at The Homestead Resort in Hot Springs, Virginia. A clarinet trio composed of Cassidy Spruill ’20, Sam Durgin ’20 and Nathan Speir ’21, as well as soprano Maggie Bullock ’20 with pianist A.J. Jones […]

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Alumni Successes

Paul Shoremount at VMEA

Shoremount ’75, ’84 Honored at the VMEA In-Service at The Homestead

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music Education Paul E. Shoremount ’75, ’84, M.M.E., was honored at the Virginia Music Educators Association (VMEA) In-Service at The Homestead and inducted into Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association Hall of Fame. “It is with great humility and honor to be selected into the Virginia Band and Orchestra Directors Association […]

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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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Shenandoah Conservatory Announces 2017 Alumni Award Recipients

Jack Ay ’74 • Erica Gionfriddo ’06 • Jeremiah Shaw ’11 David McCormick ’01, ’03, ’09 • Dan Merceruio ’06 • Stephanie York Dorrycott ’09 Shenandoah Conservatory announces the recipients of the 2017 Shenandoah Conservatory Alumni Awards. This year, six alumni from an array of performing arts disciplines have been chosen by conservatory faculty and […]

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