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Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy (Voice)

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Philippe Cassard Masterclass

Cassard Presents Insightful Piano Masterclass on French Repertoire

French pianist and recent World of the Piano guest artist Phillipe Cassard presented an insightful and invigorating masterclass for Shenandoah Conservatory students, giving them the opportunity explore French repertoire with a world-class authority on its interpretation and performance on Monday, March 4. Masterclass participants included Mathilde Handelsman ’23 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance, Piano), […]

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Dr. Ysaÿe Barnwell at CCM Institute

CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute Celebrates Successful Conference

From July 14 through July 22, a total of 127 voice professionals came to Shenandoah to participate in sessions offered during the Contemporary Commercial Music (CCM) Vocal Pedagogy Institute’s annual conference. The CCM institute is the first and only institute to include courses in CCM vocal pedagogy for academic credit in a graduate degree program. […]

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Celebration of Scholarship Event

Conservatory Academics Division Hosts First-ever Celebration of Scholarship Event

The Conservatory Academics Division hosted its first-ever Celebration of Scholarship on April 7 in Ruebush Hall, Room 146. The event featured presentations from students in the graduate pedagogy and music therapy programs. Topics included: “Temporomandibular Disorder Symptom Prevalence in Undergraduate Singers” by Jane Clukey ’20 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Pedagogy – Voice) “The Impact […]

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Alumni Successes

Bingham and Schwartz

Research by Bingham ’18 and Schwartz Wins MAR AMTA Interdisciplinary Research Award

Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy) and Adjunct Associate Professor of Music Therapy Beth Schwartz, M.A., received the Mid-Atlantic Region of the American Music Therapy Association (MAR AMTA) Interdisciplinary Research Award (a $5,000 award) for their study, “Defining the Therapeutic Singing Voice: An Analysis of Music Therapists’ Clinical Practice.” Director of […]

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Sarah Wofford

Wofford ’17, ’20 and Jeric ’18 Awarded First Place at Inner Mongolia International Classical Music Festival

Soprano Sarah Wofford ’17, ’20, participated in the first Inner Mongolia International Classical Music Festival from Jan. 18, through Jan. 20. The event was coordinated by Jian Song ’19, and took place in Tongliao, Inner Mongolia, China. Competitors were from China and Italy, and Wofford was the only American and singer competing. Wofford—accompanied by her […]

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