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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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Alumni Successes

Kristen Lynn Pugh

Pugh ’12, 18 Sings ‘Daisy Bell’ with Assisted Living Resident

Kristen Lynn Pugh ’12, ’18 (Bachelor of Fine Arts in Musical Theatre, Professional Studies Program for Music Therapy Certification Eligibility) sang “Daisy Bell,” a song written in 1892 by British songwriter Harry Dacre, with Mary, one of the residents at Bickford of Bexley Assisted Living & Memory Care in Columbus, Ohio, where she currently serves […]

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Stephen Sabados

Sabados ’98, ’11 on Life as a Music Therapist Amidst COVID-19

Stephen Sabados ’98, ’11 MT-BC, (Bachelor of Music Therapy, Master of Music Therapy) currently serves as a music therapist in a Maryland psychiatric hospital. I’ve had to limit the use of musical instruments to prevent the spreading of this virus. I’ve been asked to think outside the box daily. Extra, extra, extra hand sanitizer; disinfectant […]

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Tara Park Jenkins

Jenkins ’07 and Team Host Patio Party for Seniors in Texas

Tara Park Jenkins, MT-BC, ’07 (Bachelor of Music Therapy) and her team at North Austin Music Therapy in Austin, Texas, hosted a patio party at the Enclave at Round Rock Senior Living facility to keep the music going for the older adults in their community. Jenkins currently serves as senior staff music therapist with North […]

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