Weekly Live Stream
ShenCommUNITY is a weekly virtual gathering for the Shenandoah Conservatory community. The live stream event features performances, well-being tips, a reflection led by a guest speaker and more. Follow Shenandoah Conservatory on Facebook to watch the live stream!
Shenandoah Conservatory Students Speak Out
ShenCoTRUTH — a community-building initiative — features Shenandoah Conservatory students sharing reflections in response to weekly prompts. Students are invited to submit their photo and reflections. This project is presented in partnership with the Shenandoah Conservatory Student Council and Conservatory Dean’s Office.
- How are you maintaining routine while at home?
- Right now, we need kindness more than anything. Recently, have you experienced a special kindness, or helped to spread a little kindness? Let us know!
- What are some new hobbies you picked up over this time? Show us what you can do!
- Who is making a big difference in your life right now and serving as a strong source of encouragement? How or why?
- Students have faced many challenges and have also achieved much during these past three weeks. Think of the challenges and achievements you’ve faced recently. What are you most proud of?
- Describe a surprisingly positive experience you had last week.
- What music do you turn to when you need hope? What are you listening to this week?
Faculty respond to moving classes online
May 12, 2020
For her Dance Costuming Class’ final project, Theatre Design & Production Program Coordinator, Costume Designer and Associate Professor of Costume Design Jennifer Flitton Adams, M.F.A., challenged . . .
May 4, 2020
Auxiliary Adjunct Associate Professor of Voice and Co-Founder of the CCM Vocal Pedagogy Institute Edrie Means Weekly ’84, M.M., celebrated World Voice Day by creating ”I’m Singing Healthy for You,” a . . .
May 1, 2020
Assistant Professor of Cello Julian Schwarz, M.M., and his partner and guest pianist Marika Bournaki were recently featured on The Violin Channel’s Living Room Concert series on Friday, May 1 . . .
Creativity & Resilience
Students respond to new opportunities for artistic expression
May 15, 2020
Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Professor of Dance Ting-Yu Chen ’20, Ed.D., hosted a solo composition and dance film screening with a talkback session on Thursday, May 14, in Zoom to showcase . . .
May 11, 2020
Saxophonist Sean McGinley ’21 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) created a fun 90s-themed video on memorizing music for his Personal Musicianship Project. He has the ability to memorize a major . . .
May 10, 2020
Senior acting majors collaborated with playwrights to produce their senior capstone Playwrights Actor Project which was livestreamed via Facebook on Saturday, May 9. The night of performances . . .
Alumni respond to COVID-19 with creativity and resilience
May 19, 2020
Musical theatre alumni Katie Claire Bradley ’04 , Elizabeth Eckert-Ross ’05, T. Scott Ross ’03 and Emily King ’03 created a video parody “Zoom Block Tango || socia(lites)” based on “Cell Block Tango,” . . .
May 13, 2020
Ian Bowling ’11 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) and members of his a cappella group Soldiers’ Chorus of the United States Army Field Band was featured in a special Quarantine Sessions . . .
May 4, 2020
Emily Ellis Richardson ’17 (Bachelor of Music in Music Education) wrote a song for her students at Pittsville Elementary School. She currently teaches elementary music at the . . .
Being Well Together While We’re Apart
Explore these recommended resources for supporting personal health and well-being.
Student Recital Update
Shenandoah Conservatory students can opt to present a Personal Musicianship Project, a unique alternative to student recitals.
Shenandoah University has provided an array of resources to help students prepare for online learning.
Virtual Culture Resources
Explore Shenandoah Conservatory’s recommended virtual cultural resources.
Shenandoah Conservatory Coronavirus Updates
Visit www.conservatoryperforms.org for the most up-to-date information regarding Shenandoah Conservatory performances and events.