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Chapman piano students win top prizes at December 2017 competitions

December 19, 2017 by | Music

Piano students from Chapman’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music have been busy proving their talents this month. First, under the direction of Dr. Grace Fong, sophomore Crystal Mo won the piano category in the annual American Fine Arts Festival Competition. As a result, she was invited to performed at Weill Hall, Carnegie Hall in New York on December 11,

Guitar Quartet Competes at GFA Event Inaugural Ensemble Competition

June 6, 2017 by | CoPA News

The Chapman Guitar Quartet will be competing in the International Guitar Ensemble Competition sponsored by the Guitar Foundation of America. The inaugural event will be held at California State University, Fullerton on June 22, 2017. This is the first time a Chapman Guitar ensemble has performed at a GFA convention. Ensemble director Jeff Cogan is preparing

Chapman Theatre Students Participate in National Initiative

January 18, 2017 by | Theatre

As of late, many students and artists have been wondering what they can do to make their voices, and the voices of others, heard. As you can imagine, these thoughts have been manifesting twice as much within student-artists. That is particularly why the Coalition of Artistic Students in Theatre (CAST), a club within the Department

CoPA music student’s study-abroad research to focus on South African melodies

June 15, 2016 by Robyn Norwood | CoPA News

Clarinetist Taylor Kunkel ’18 doesn’t know what she might see – or hear – during five months studying at the University of Cape Town in South Africa beginning in July. What she does know is she’ll be bringing recordings of the melodies of another continent home to Chapman University as she seeks to expand the

C.A.S.T. Dares to Imagine USDAC enlists "citizen artists and emissaries of the future"

October 15, 2015 by Monica Furman, BFA Theatre Performance '17 | Theatre

Imagine if, for a moment, there was a US bureau that catered specifically to instigating imaginative and creative thinking — maybe even federally funded arts initiatives. That is the premise behind the United States Department of Arts and Culture (USDAC). Although not a formally realized department (yet), this people-powered national NGO (non-governmental organization)

New Music Forum attempts to unite fans of all genres

June 29, 2015 by | Music

Have you ever desired to discuss music freely and intellectually without necessarily having to take a class or lessons to do so? You now have the chance! Music Soirée ( http://www.musicsoiree.com ) has been conceived as part of a summer research experiment at Chapman University by Emma Plotnik, BA Music ’16 and Dr. Jessica

Announced: 2014-15 Temianka Violin Scholars; Henri Temianka-Albert Saparoff Violin Recipient

October 20, 2014 by | CoPA News

Chapman University’s Hall-Musco Conservatory of Music has named Kimberly Levin ’16, Chloé Tardif ’16, and Arturo Balmaceda ’18 recipients of the prestigious 2014-15 Temianka Violin Scholarship. These talented string musicians were chosen on the basis of their exceptional artistic merit and each will participate in The Chapman Orchestra and small ensembles throughout the academic year.