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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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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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Virtual Bass Ensemble

Catinella ’20 Launches Virtual Bass Ensemble Project

Bassist Robert Catinella ’20 (Master of Music in Performance) spearheaded the Virtual Bass Ensemble, an online Facebook group to unite bass players from around the world by creating a virtual bass ensemble. Members can select and record arrangements in their homes, and the final product will be mixed together. The group recently released a video […]

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Alumni Successes

Lift Every Voice and Sing

Jones ’09 and Johns ’22 Featured in Virtual Performance of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ with Gateway Music Festival Orchestra

Trumpeter Courtney Jones ’09 (Master of Music in Performance) and percussionist Donnie Johns ’22 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance) were featured in “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a virtual video co-produced by Gateway Music Festival and WQXR-FM (New York). Jones and Johns are current musicians in the Gateways Music Festival orchestra and its members […]

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Aaron Chow

Chow ’18, ’20 Advances to Finals in Canadian Chopin Competition

Pianist Aaron Chow ’18, ’20, was a finalist in the Canadian Chopin Piano Competition in Toronto, Canada. The competition was held from Friday, Aug. 23, through Thursday, Aug. 29, at The Royal Conservatory. Chow earned a Master of Music in Performance (Piano) and is currently pursuing an Artist Diploma while studying with Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, Chair […]

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