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Bachelor of Music in Performance


Austin Thorpe

Austin Thorpe Appointed Choral Artist-in-Residence and Director of Conservatory Choir

Shenandoah Conservatory announces the appointment of Austin Thorpe, Ph.D., as choral artist-in-residence and director of the Conservatory Choir beginning August 2022. “I’m so delighted that Austin will be joining us soon,” said Shenandoah Conservatory Dean and Professor of Music Michael Stepniak, Ed.D. “Beyond bringing exceptional musicianship and passion for choral performance at the highest level, […]

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Alyson Zieg

Zieg ’24 Awarded Mostly Modern Festival Fellowship

Alyson Zieg ’24 (Bachelor of Music in Performance – Trumpet) received a fellowship to attend and perform at the Mostly Modern Festival (MMF) in Saratoga Springs, New York, this summer. The festival celebrates music by living composers from around the world with an occasional foray into the past. It features 12 concerts by festival and […]

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Alumni Successes

Victoria Okafor

Okafor ’17 Wins 2nd Place in 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition

Soprano Victoria Okafor ’17 (Bachelor of Music in Performance) won second place in the 2021 Lotte Lenya Competition. The competition, a program of the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music, was held in New York City and the final round featured 15 competing artists who emerged from a pool of 500 contestants from around the world. […]

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Alexis Pinero-Benson

Pinero-Benson ’05, ’12 Receives Individual Award of Excellence from ASCA

Alexis Pinero-Benson ’05, ’12 (Bachelor of Music in Performance, Master of Music in Performance) was honored as the recipient of the Individual Award of Excellence from the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA). He is the 11th recipient of this peer-nominated national honor. The award seeks to “recognize a professional who has made significant contributions […]

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