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Master of Music Education

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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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New Conservatory Full-time Faculty

Shenandoah Conservatory Welcomes 10 New Full-time Faculty

Shenandoah Conservatory has appointed 10 new full-time faculty members for the 2018/19 academic year. “As our faculty search committees noted, all bring with them a passion for mentorship, an unwavering commitment to excellence, exceptional industry knowledge, and an embrace of innovation,” said Shenandoah Conservatory Dean and Professor of Music Michael Stepniak, Ed.D. “Put simply, they are […]

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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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Music Therapy Alumna Segues Into Special Education

A major, a minor and one particular class converged to lead Kelsi Yingling ’13 down a new path within familiar educational territory. Yingling, 23, of The Plains, Virginia, is the first graduate of Shenandoah Conservatory’s music therapy program to study for the Master of Science in Education with a special education concentration (MSE-SPED) offered by […]

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Meet Your Alumni Board – Susan Wyatt Helsley ’76, ’85

All her life, Susan Wyatt Helsley ’76, ’85 wanted to be a teacher. When she was a little girl, she and her sisters would play school, and she would always be the teacher. With both her Bachelors and Masters of Music Education degrees from Shenandoah, Helsley was able to fulfill her lifelong dream and teach. “I wanted […]

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