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Bachelor of Music in Performance


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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Percussion Ensemble Tours Local Schools

Percussion Ensemble Performs at Local High Schools

The Shenandoah Conservatory Percussion Ensemble recently went on a tour to local high schools, including Handley, Millbrook, Sherando and Warren County high schools, last month. The students played chamber music and solos, including works by Keiko Abe, Quinn Mason, Brett Dietz, Eugene Novotney, Joe Tompkins, Gene Koshinski and George Hamilton Green.

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Alumni Successes

Byron Jones and Victoria Okafor

Jones ’04 and Okafor ’17 Perform at Lyric Fest

Professor of Voice Byron Jones ’04, D.M.A., traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to perform a program with Lyric Fest earlier this month. He shared the program with his former voice student Victoria Okafor ’17 (Bachelor of Music in Performance). Their pianist collaborator was Laura Ward, one of the founders of Lyric Fest, now in its 20th […]

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Iyona Blake's Diagnosed

Blake ’00 Writes and Directs New Play on Black Women’s Mental Health

Helen Hayes Award-winning actress Iyona Blake ’00 (Bachelor of Music in Performance) wrote and directed “Diagnosed,” a new play that seeks to break the stigma around Black mental health. The work will be presented at the Creative Cauldron in Falls Church, Virginia, from Thursday, Feb. 9, through Sunday, March 5. “Diagnosed” is a play that […]

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