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Bachelor of Music in Music Education


Music education students participate in mini-conference

SC:NAfME Hosts Mini-conference with JMU’s CoVMEA

Shenandoah Conservatory: National Association for Music Education (SC:NAfME) hosts a mini conference every semester, where Shenandoah’s music education students spend a Saturday learning from professors and educators about topics that might not be covered in the music education curriculum. This semester, it was the goal of the organization as an executive board to collaborate with […]

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Erwan Noblet

Music Education Students Embark on GEL Trip to France with Noblet ’19

The Shenandoah Conservatory Music Education program will travel to Nantes, France, for its first ever Global Experiential Learning (GEL) trip experience from May 28, through June 4, 2023, to develop improvisational singing skills and community singing. Free improvisational singing, or circle singing, creates a rich texture of vocal sounds and can be done with little […]

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Ada Rexrode and Sarah Gorman

Rexrode ’23 and Gorman ’23 Awarded $5,000 Strong Scholarships

Ada Rexrode ’23 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) and Sarah Gorman ’23 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) were both awarded a $5,000 scholarship award from the Hattie M. Strong Foundation (HMSF) to defray costs during student teaching in the spring semester. Rexrode is student teaching at Moorefield Station Elementary School in Ashburn, Virginia, […]

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Alumni Successes

Saxophone Ensemble

Saxophone Ensemble Embarks on First International Tour

The Shenandoah Conservatory Saxophone Ensemble has been invited to perform and study in Seville, Spain, and Paris, France, from Tuesday, May 23, through Friday, June 2. This will be the group’s first international tour. Activities include a public performance at the Conservatorio Superior de Música Manuel Castillo in Seville featuring a new arrangement of Gershwin’s […]

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2022 Conservatory Alumni Honored at Homecoming

Three Conservatory Alumni Honored as 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Three Shenandoah Conservatory alumni were selected as 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients: Young Career Achievement: Desirèe Dabney ’14 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting) Hornet Hero Award: Maura Sherlach Schwartz ’06 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre) Lifetime Achievement: Thomas Wilkins ’78 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) They joined Tavan Mair ’04 (Bachelor […]

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