Shepherd School in the news

Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music to break ground on new music and opera building in September 2017. Read more.
Six Rice University musicians chosen for New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellowship Program. Read more.
Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra returns to New York’s Carnegie Hall. Read more.

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Following a passion for chamber music
Alumna Patricia Shands ’01 is featured.

Asia Society is ready for an uncomfortable public forum on racial representation on Houston stages
Shih-Hui Chen, professor and chair of composition and theory at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, will speak at the Asia Society’s Texas Center March 31.
Houston Press

Honens appoints Jon Kimura Parker as artistic director
Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano, has been named the artistic director of the Honens Piano Competition.

Color into sound: Loop38 at Turrell Skyspace

An article discusses a Loop38 performance that was hosted at James Turrell’s “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace on the Suzanne Deal Booth Centennial Pavilion on the Rice campus. Graduate student Yvonne Chen and Jerry Hou, associate conductor at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, are mentioned.
Arts + Culture

Lee to host faculty wind quintet
An article mentions that Eric Anderson studied at Rice with Benjamin Kamins, professor of bassoon at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music,
The Chattanoogan