Our first two years of the summer Choral Music Camp have been a great success and we would like to invite you to participate in the third annual Choral Music Camp being held June 23 through June 27, 2014 at Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music. You won’t want to miss it! The weeklong camp
The Chapman Orchestra partners with The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra, Grammy-award winning soloists and combined choirs from Chapman University and UCI to present “Beethoven: The Finale.” Program to include the U.S. West Coast premiere of Frieze (Turnage), Piano Concerto No. 1, First Movement (Beethoven) and Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 (Beethoven).
The Spring Dance Concert will feature the work of eleven accomplished student choreographers who will present their new dances in the Waltmar Theatre. Bachelor of Fine Arts Dance major students have created all the new works made for this concert, and the dances include a variety of moods and styles. The works focus on themes
Opera Chapman and The Chapman Orchestra team up to present Mozart’s comic masterpiece, Le Nozze di Figaro on April 25, 26 and 27, 2014. Widely considered Mozart’s best and funniest work, Le Nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro) is a grand comic opera full of mistaken identities and surprises. In the aftermath of his marriage to
Inspired by the infamous 1927 murder trial of spouse killer Ruth Snyder, Machinal is the powerful tale of one woman’s isolation in a life that’s been entirely decided for her. Snyder is trapped first in a dead-end job, then forced to marry her boss and have a baby with him. But when she begins to discover her
While in New York City this January, I received a Facebook message from my old Juilliard and Tanglewood Music Festival classmate David Buck. David is currently the Principal Flute of the Detroit Symphony and was formerly Principal Flute of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. What he asked made me fall out of my chair. David inquired
The film Still, directed and choreographed by William Lu ’03, will be screened at the Asians On Film Festival in North Hollywood February 14-16. It has been nominated for Best Editing and Best Short Film.
During Interterm, a group of 14 students from various disciplines took “Impro for People Skills” with Dr. Theresa R. Dudeck, instructor of acting. In this course, students applied improvisational theatre theories and techniques to improve their soft skills (e.g., authentically engaging with others, collaborating, taking risks, motivating others, spontaneously and effectively delivering a story or
Erin Shaw ’08 recently relocated to New Orleans and joined another Chapman alumna who runs a children’s music school! Carla Waterfield née Ogden ’92 teaches the Musik Garten curriculum, and Erin found her by chance while searching on Google. They have since teamed up and Erin is now an apprentice teacher this semester, teaching the 1-4 year olds starting this summer.
Alicia Guy, associate professor of dance, Don Guy, assistant professor of entertainment technology, Chancellor Daniele Struppa and Dr. Lisa Sparks, director of the health and strategic communication program, along with their daughters, and our dance touring ensemble were invited by Criss Angel to attend a closed dress rehearsal of his new show Magic Jam soon to