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Pianist John O'Conor Gives Three Standbys a Fresh Touch from The Washington Post

John O'Conor's recital opened this weeks's annual Washington International Piano festival. See the review of his performance here.

See Musical Theatre Student Catherine Purcell in Smithsonian Channel Documentary

A preview of the documentary can be viewed on the Smithsonian's website here. See here for a review in the Wall Street Journal. 

Opening of Maryland Lyric Opera

The school of music wishes all best to faculty members Dr. Henriette Lund and Brad Clark as they launch their inaugural season of a new company, Maryland Lyric Opera.  Best wishes to alumnus maestro Joel Borrelli-Boudreau and voice instructor Fabiana Bravo and various students participating.

Piano Majors Win 1st and 2nd Place in Competition

On April 13th, undergraduate piano majors Esther Nyberg and Brian Billion won the 1st and 2nd place, respectively, at the 2014 Maryland State Music Teachers Association Elizabeth Davis Memorial Competition in the College Division.

In Memoriam

The School of Music sends condolences to the family of Dr. Amy Antonelli, assistant dean. Read a tribute to Dr. A from Dean Wagstaff and Dr. Walter here.


Our students in Performance

Magnificat by Leo Nestor, Justine Bayard Ward Professor
(listen here)

Performed by University Singers, Chamber Choir, and Members of the CUA Symphony Orchestra; Leo Nestor, conductor, and Paul Campbell, organ

Petrushka by Igor Stravinsky
(listen here)

Performed by CUA Symphony Orchestra, David Searle, conductor

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