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Paula Maust

Continuo Performance Workshop with Paula Maust

Shenandoah Conservatory hosts a workshop on continuo performance during the Keyboard Performance Seminar at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Goodson Chapel – Recital Hall. Guest artist Paula Maust is coaching singers and keyboardists in the stylistic performance of recitative using excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” (Watkins-Shaw edition); scores will be provided for those who […]

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Caeley Niess

Niess ’20 Selected to Compete in National Trumpet Solo Competition

Caeley Niess ’20 auditioned and was selected to compete in the National Trumpet Solo Competition being held from March 14, through March 16, at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. The audition was open to undergraduate musicians from throughout the United States. Niess is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Music in Performance (Trumpet) and […]

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Mary Elizabeth Bowden

Mary Elizabeth Bowden Appointed Assistant Professor of Trumpet

Shenandoah Conservatory has appointed classical trumpeter and gold medal Global Music Award winner Mary Elizabeth Bowden, M.M., as assistant professor of trumpet beginning August 2019. Bowden succeeds Professor of Trumpet and Conducting Scott Nelson, D.M.A., who retires at the end of the 2018/19 academic year after more than 30 years of service at Shenandoah. Highly […]

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Alumni Successes

A mother's Will

Film Co-Produced By Shenandoah Faculty In Film Festivals

A unique short film about a mother’s grief, co-produced by two Shenandoah professors, has been accepted for the new Compassion Film Festival in Carbondale, Colorado, and the Asheville Film Festival, in Asheville, North Carolina. It has also been accepted for the new Strasburg Film Festival in Strasburg, Virginia, and the International Shorts Film Festival in […]

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