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conservatory of music

  

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

Conservatory of Music’s MicroFest in the LA Times!

May 21, 2012 by | Faculty News

MicroFest, “the world’s leading concert series devoted to the glorious universe of non-standard tunings”, was brought to Chapman University’s Conservatory of Music by assistant professor of music Nick Terry, who has worked with the founder John Schneider since 2003.  Since 1997, MicroFest has grown to a festival of eight separate events this year at Southern

Chapman Tenors in LA Opera Performance Wow Cathedral Audiences

March 27, 2012 by | Alumni

A recent LA Opera performance at  the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles that included Chapman University Conservatory of Music alumni in key solo roles earned stellar reviews. A reviewer for LA Opus praised all the soloists for “their considerable individual talents” and “exceptionally beautiful voices.” Alumni who performed in The

Dance and Music Students Tour the Western United States During Interterm

January 31, 2012 by | CoPA News

The Chapman University Dance Touring Ensemble, directed by assistant professor of dance Alicia Okouchi-Guy, consists of an elite group of 14 dance majors who rehearsed throughout the fall semester for an interterm tour of numerous high schools in Southern California as well as throughout the San Francisco and San Jose area and Las Vegas.  This

Meet Artist-in-Residence Carol Neblett

January 31, 2012 by | Music

  Internationally renowned operatic soprano Carol Neblett has been appointed Artist-in-Residence in the Conservatory of Music by Chapman University Chancellor Daniele Struppa. The College of Performing Arts is delighted that Ms. Neblett’s tenure with the institution has been recognized in this official capacity.  Ms. Neblett will coach opera students, helping them to develop in their

Music Student on Track to Join the Blue Man Group!

November 2, 2011 by | Student News

Music major Craig Shields (’12) auditioned for the legendary Blue Man Group this fall, and he is on his way to performing with the company!  Craig told us about the audition process and his next steps in his own words below: “The whole Blue Man Group process started in mid-September, when I saw

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