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Shenandoah’s Music Master’s Degree Programs Receive National Recognition

Shenandoah University’s music master’s degree programs are ranked third in Intelligent.com’s list of top 50 master’s in music degree programs in the U.S. for 2021. The university’s composite score is 96.05 on a scale of 100. Shenandoah beat out the Juilliard School, Oberlin College and Conservatory, and San Francisco Conservatory of Music, among others. Shenandoah […]

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Being Well Together Spring 2021 Focus

Pictured above: Associate Professor of Violin Akemi Takayama, M.M., and Ashley Crawford ’23 (B.M. in Performance) presented a duo concert for community members who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the James R. Wilkins, Jr. Athletics & Events Center in January. Background Cognizant of the unique challenges that face Shenandoah Conservatory students, […]

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Alumni Successes

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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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Research by Bingham ’18 Published in Music Therapy Perspectives

Research by Martina Bingham ’18 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Voice Pedagogy), was accepted as an article, “Defining the Therapeutic Singing Voice: An Analysis of Four Music Therapists’ Clinical Work,” for the journal Music Therapy Perspectives. It is the first research of its kind to examine and define therapeutic singing in music therapy clinical practice.

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