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Orange Coast Magazine Interviews String Studies Director Becker

August 28, 2014 by | Music

Chapman University Associate Professor of Music and Director of String Studies, Robert L. Becker is spotlighted in the September 2014 issue of Orange Coast Magazine (“3 Questions,” page 48). The interview explores Becker’s history with Pacific Symphony, the changes he’s seen since his arrival there as principal violist in 1982, and his assessment of the Symphony’s

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).

Alumni Make Connections in New Orleans

February 10, 2014 by | CoPA News

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.