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conservatory of music


Cirque du Soleil to Return to Chapman

September 6, 2012 by | CoPA News

  Professor Alicia Okouchi-Guy, Department of Dance, and Professor Don Guy, Head of Entertainment Technology, will once again bring Cirque du Soleil to Chapman University. The second annual Cirque du Soleil Entertainment and Technology Symposium will be Friday, October 12 – Sunday, October 14, 2012. The symposium will offer a variety of master classes for

Music Major Wins Percussive Arts Society Scholarship

September 5, 2012 by | CoPA News

Music major Jordan Curcuruto (’14) has recently been awarded a scholarship to attend the Percussive Arts Society International Convention, taking place this November in Texas.  The Percussive Arts Society awards only one scholarship for undergraduates in the state of California.  This award is among the highest and most prestigious that has gone to a

Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra at Disney Hall

August 23, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), led by assistant professor of music and director of the Chapman Chamber Orchestra Daniel Alfred Wachs, had a successful and rousing debut at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles in July, attended by members of the Chapman Chamber Orchestra as well as the Chapman Percussion

Chapman Percussion Ensemble at the Ojai Music Festival

August 23, 2012 by | CoPA News

 As part of the 66th Ojai Music Festival, six members of the Chapman Percussion Ensemble and adjunct professor of music Dr. Justin DeHart joined 40 additional percussionists from Southern California in a performance of John Luther Adams’ outdoor musical installation  Inuksuit .  The music featured a wide variety of exotic percussive music, including

Grace Fong and Students Visit the Schlern Music Festival

August 21, 2012 by | CoPA News

  Dr. Grace Fong, director of keyboard studies in the Conservatory of Music, served as a faculty member and performer at various music festivals this summer, including the Innsbrook Institute of Music and the Missouri River Arts festival, performing a series of recitals and concerts, and serving as concerto soloist with the Missouri

Alumna Lands Position with Camerata Pacifica

August 16, 2012 by | CoPA News

Victoria Leach (’12), until this past May a student assistant and Chamber Orchestra manager for the Conservatory of Music, has just been hired by Santa Barbara’s Camerata Pacifica as Operations Manager.   Victoria was a cello student of adjunct professor Roger Lebow but attended Chapman mainly to study arts operations/management.  She joins a growing number of recent graduates

Music Alumni Collin Martin Wins Musical Theatre Awards

July 16, 2012 by | CoPA News

Honor and Family , a new 15 minute musical, written by Collin Martin (’10) with Thirza Defoe and Nolan Doran, was featured in this year’s West Village Musical Theatre Festival. This musical explores the meaning of honoring your family and honoring your country. This year, the West Village Musical Theatre Festival, now Off-Broadway, featured

Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra Wins American Prize

July 5, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Orange County Youth Symphony Orchestra (OCYSO), led by Daniel Alfred Wachs, assistant professor of music and music director and conductor of the Chapman University Chamber Orchestra, has been named a winner of the American Prize.  The American Prize, founded in 2009, is an annual competition providing regional, national and international recognition for the

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