Shepherd School in the news

Conductor Laureate of the Houston Symphony, Hans Graf gave a master class with students in the Artist Diploma program April 11. Read more.
Rice University's Shepherd School of Music today announced that Diller Scofidio + Renfro (DS+R) has been selected as architect of the school's new opera theater, scheduled to open in 2018. Read more.

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Media Mentions

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center scores at Library of Congress performance
The Library of Congress hosted a performance of recent music Thursday including Professor and Chair of Composition and Theory Pierre Jalbert's 'Visual Abstract.'
Washington Post

Rice student Moras advances to finals of Met opera contest
Shepherd School of Music graduate student Rafael Moras will compete in the final round of the Metropolitan Opera National Council auditions in New York.
Houston Chronicle

Apollo delves into compositions and cultures
Alumnus Matthew Detrick ’03 mentions the encouragement he received while attending Rice’s Shepherd School of Music for his musical pursuits.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.)

Mezzo-Soprano De Vita 'surprised, shocked' after YTA win
Alumna Allegra De Vita '13 won the gold medal in the voice division and the 2014 YTA grand prize at the Young Texas Artists Music Competition.
Montgomery Courier

The clock is ticking
Musiqa will play works by Rice student composers on the clock tower at Market Square.
Houston Chronicle