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Music School Returns to the Kennedy Center Concert Hall with Gala Concert on April 12
On Sunday evening, April 12, 2015, the Music School returns to The Kennedy Center Concert Hall with a full orchestral and choral Program including a new orchestral opening Fanfare, selections from “Rodeo” and “West Side Story,” and the complete “Carmina Burana.” Alumni instrumentalists and singers are invited to join our students and conductors Simeone Tartaglione, N.Thomas Pedersen, and Leo Nestor in this performance.
Revised Rehearsal Schedule:
Alumni chorus participants: Monday Rehearsals: Jan 26, Feb 2 & 9.
Return to Monday Rehearsals: March 23, 30, & the week of April 6 as previously announced. In Caldwell Hall auditorium until April 7.
Alumni orchestral participants: Will rehearse beginning April 6, 7pm continue the evenings of April 7&8. The Dress Rehearsal at the Ken Cen is Thursday morning, April 9, expected to begin at 10 a.m. (awaiting confirmation from the Ken Cen). All in Music School JPH unless otherwise noted.
CUA Senior Matthew Yost wins 50th Anniversary Composition Competition
In a blind juried review, senior composition major Matthew Yost’s Ut Sol, Ut Luna was named the winner of the Benjamin T Rome School of Music 50th Anniversary Composition Competition. The prize, created in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Music School achieving School status at the The Catholic University of America, carries with it the honor of opening the Music School’s Kennedy Center concert on April 12, 2015, along with a $1000 award. See here for more details.