MusicSchoolCentral.com, a website dedicated to helping prospective music students find the post-secondary music institution that best matches their needs, has named Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music among their top 10 music schools in the U.S. for 2017. Read more about the list and Chapman’s music conservatory highlights here.
CoPA Theatre Production alumna Stacey Westbrook (B.A. Communications ’92) LOVES her job. For the past four years Westbrook has served as lighting designer, technical director, and stage manager for legendary singer Johnny Mathis. She took over the position when Mathis’ lighting director of over 40 years, Richard Holsten, passed away in January 2013. You can read all
Four piano students from Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music competed in the recent Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC) Orange County Theme Festival for Romantic and Impressionistic Music held on Saturday, December 10 at California State University, Fullerton. The students, who study under Dr. Janice Park, came away with impressive results: Mia Barinaga (Piano Performance Major,
The College of Performing Arts congratulates freshman double piano performance and business major Crystal Mo on her recent success at the Los Angeles International Lizt Competition! Crystal placed 5th in the highly competitive event, held at Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California on November 18, 19, and 20. Crystal is a student of Dr. Joseph Matthews.
Ever wonder what it’s like to be a college senior studying theatre performance? Now’s your chance to tune-in and find out what that world is like. Chapman University Theatre Performance major Monica Furman (’17) will be writing as a guest blogger for BroadwayWorld.com as she enters her senior year. Her posts will be featured on the
John B. Benitz, professor and chair of the Department of Theatre in Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts, is set to direct Andrew Carroll’s acclaimed drama If All the Sky Were Paper on July 6, 2016 at the 791-seat Martha’s Vineyard Performing Arts Center in Vineyard Haven, MA. The cast list includes Academy Award and Golden Globe-winning
Many students in the Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music’s Vocal Performance Program will be busy this summer in a variety of programs and performances, both stateside and abroad! Here are just a few that we’ve learned about: Taos Opera Institute Summer Program Taos, NM Madilyn Crossland Mark Peng Tanja Radic Alexandra Rupp SongFest Los Angeles, CA
Director of Production, Entertainment Technology and Department of Theatre Co-Chair Don Guy announced that technical theatre students Garron Rodgers, ’17 and Margot New, ’18 have been selected to attend the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) Elite Training program in Las Vegas, NV May 19 – 21, 2016. Rodgers will attend the Rigging training program and New will attend the Stage Management
The musical Mad World, co-written by Chapman University alumnus Cristian Guererro (BFA Theatre Performance ’15), Chandler Patton and Steven Schmidt was recently named Outstanding New Work in the Country by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival. Produced by Ball State University, the show picked up additional awards for production, performance, direction (Eva Patton), lighting design (Stuart Wilson and
Chapman alumnus Ben Bliss (BFA Film Production, Vocal Performance Minor ’08), a tenor with New York’s famed Metropolitan Opera, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award for 2016. The presentation ceremony will take place on March 2, 2016 at Lincoln Center. According to his website, Bliss is a recent graduate of