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Shenandoah University Marching Band, cheerleaders, Studio Big Band, representatives from Shenandoah University, and organizers of London's New Year's Day Parade pose for a group photo in the Wilkins Athletics & Events Center

Conservatory Students in SU Marching Band and Studio Big Band Invited to Perform in London’s New Year’s Day Parade 2025

The Shenandoah University Marching Band, which made its debut last fall, will perform on an international stage when it participates in London’s New Year’s Day Parade in 2025 alongside SU cheerleaders and the Shenandoah Conservatory Studio Big Band. Sixty-five percent of the marching band is composed of conservatory students, with 82 out of its 125 […]

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Conservatory Performs 2023/24 Season Announcement

Shenandoah Conservatory Announces 2023/24 Season

Shenandoah Conservatory announces its 2023/24 season of live music, theatre and dance. The Conservatory Performs 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 kicks off Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, with the Inside/Out: Arts Open House, which […]

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Alumni Successes

Don Krudop, Margaret Gonzalez and Thomas Sweitzer

Three Conservatory Alumni Honored as 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients

Three Shenandoah Conservatory alumni were selected as 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipients: Lifetime Achievement Award: Don Krudop ’75, ’92, ’03 (Bachelor of Music Education, Master of Music in Conducting, Doctor of Musical Arts in Music Education) Service to the Community: Margaret Gonzalez ’12 (Bachelor of Music in Performance) Hornet Hero Award: Thomas Sweitzer ’95, ’11 […]

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Cassie Byers

Research by Byers ’20 Highlighted by Oxford University Press

Research by Cassie Byers ’20, M.M.T., MT-BC, for her master’s degree at Shenandoah University was highlighted in a compendium of articles created by Oxford University Press called “Clinical Skills: Getting Started in Your Medical Career.” Scroll down to “Preparing for Specialities” to see Byers’ article, “Professional Identity Formation in Early Career Music Therapists.”

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