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Master of Music in Performance


Conservatory Performs 2021/22 Season Announcement

Live Music, Theatre and Dance Returns!

After more than a year of online performances, Shenandoah Conservatory announces the return of live, in-person music, theatre and dance to its academic season. The Conservatory Performs 2021/22 season features dozens of opportunities to witness and experience the arts, including a rich variety of performances by students, faculty and internationally renowned guest artists. The season […]

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Erin Eady

Eady ’22 Wins College Woodwind Division of VMTA Concerto Competition

Clarinetist Erin Eady ’22 (Master of Music in Performance) won the college woodwind division of the Virginia Music Teachers Association (VMTA) Concerto Competition. She will perform at the VMTA fall conference. Eady currently studies with Anna Lee van Buren Endowed Chair in Clarinet, Coordinator of Winds and Percussion and Professor of Clarinet Garrick Zoeter, M.M.

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2021/22 New Conservatory Faculty

Five New Artist Educators Join Shenandoah Conservatory’s Renowned Faculty

Shenandoah Conservatory is thrilled to introduce a new cohort of exceptional artists and educators to its students and community. (Two of the conservatory’s seven searches have yet to be completed.) “I’m grateful to the search committees for these exhaustive and national searches,” said Shenandoah Conservatory Dean and Professor of Music Michael Stepniak, Ed.D. “Each one […]

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Alumni Successes

Laura O'Konski

O’Konski Named VASTA New Orchestra Teacher of the Year

Violist Laura O’Konski is the recipient of the Virginia String Teachers Association (VASTA) Award for New Orchestra Teacher of the Year. O’Konski currently serves as the director of orchestra and chorus at Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia, and has served as a conductor with the Fauquier County Youth Orchestra since 2015. She currently resides […]

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