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ShenCo Rising

ShenCo Rising: COVID-19 Reopening Plan

In addition to following Virginia and CDC guidelines, Shenandoah Conservatory continues to carefully review the most recent research and findings from industry-specific associations, in order to plan for a safe reopening in the fall. Each of our performance divisions (music, theatre and dance) have unique considerations regarding how safety measures may impact classes, rehearsals, applied […]

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We Will Rise

Shenandoah University Premieres Virtual Performance of ‘We Will Rise’

Shenandoah University has premiered “We Will Rise,” a virtual performance crafted to interpret the internationally acclaimed song “We Will Rise” composed by Stefan Youngblood ’85 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) and 75 choir participants and seven soloists from around the world. The project was produced and music directed by Associate Professor of Voice and […]

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Nick Kraemer Performs Marimba Quartet

Kraemer ’21 Performs All Four Parts of ‘Transmigration’ for Personal Musicianship Project

Nicholas Kraemer ’21 (Master of Music in Performance) performed all four parts of “Transmigration” for marimba quartet by Phil Richardson for his Personal Musicianship Project. Kraemer studies with Professor of Percussion Earl Yowell, M.M. Kraemer ’21 Performs ‘Transmigration’ by Phil Richardson Nicholas Kraemer ’21 (M.M. in Performance) performed all four parts of ‘Transmigration‘ for marimba […]

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Alumni Successes

Sarah Howard-Carter

Howard-Carter ’01 Serves as 2020/21 Conservatory Convocation Honored Guest and Speaker

Shenandoah Conservatory announces Sarah Howard-Carter ’01 (Bachelor of Music in Performance) as its honored guest and speaker for the 2020/21 Conservatory Convocation at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 26. Each year, Conservatory Convocation welcomes incoming and returning conservatory students with a dynamic lineup of music, theatre and dance performances showcasing the conservatory’s extraordinary student artists. […]

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