Chapman sophomore Steven Gudino (double-major B.M. Guitar Performance and Music Composition) began playing guitar at the tender age of nine, around the time most young students are introduced to instrumental music at school. By his senior year in high school, he was still at it with his instrument and began composing his own songs, thanks
Chapman University freshman and Temianka Violin Scholar Sandra Bouissou was selected as one of only three people from Orange County, and the only college student, to perform in a special masterclass with world-renowned violinist, Pinchas Zukerman on March 18 in Samueli Hall at Segerstrom Center for the Arts . Hailed for his artistry as both an
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,
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
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
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
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)
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
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.
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!