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A Fitting Finale: Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

May 30, 2014 by | CoPA News

On May 15, 2014, I had the pleasure to direct the combined forces of The Chapman Orchestra and Chapman University Choirs, choirs from the University of California, Irvine, the Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO) and Grammy-award soloists in the largest concert in Chapman University’s history to a sold-out audience at the Renèe & Henry Segerstrom Concert

Bringing Beautiful Music to Boston

May 12, 2014 by | CoPA News

Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music is taking their show on the road again. After a successful tour in Texas this January, some of our vocal majors and faculty are heading to Boston for three exclusive ensemble performances, June 6-8. Performances will include a variety of operatic standards and musical theater selections. The group’s third performance,

A New Twist on an Old Favorite…

May 1, 2014 by | CoPA News

Breaking with tradition, this year’s annual Sholund Scholarship Concert, presented by the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music, will showcase the individual talents of our music students in a variety of solo, duo, and small ensemble performances. Program to feature students from the Brass, Guitar, Keyboard, Percussion, Strings, Vocal, and Woodwind areas of the Conservatory performing works

Chapman, UCI to collaborate with Philharmonic Society & OCYSO to present Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony

April 18, 2014 by | CoPA News

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).

Machinal: True Story of 1920’s Spouse Killer

April 15, 2014 by | CoPA News

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