With the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, we remain optimistic that The Shepherd School of Music will continue to thrive, focusing on enhancing the education of Shepherd School students, sharing creative ways of staying connected and engaging with friends as well as finding ways of coping with this new "normal. The following videos and links are just a glimpse of all the Shepherd students and alumni sharing their love of music virtually!
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Shepherd School cellist Benjamin Lanners and pianist David Danjul (BM '20) recorded a virtual performance of Rachmaninoff's "Vocalise Op. 34, No. 14"
Unconventional students at Rice: Emily Treigle Sheets learns the family craft at Rice
Shepherd School students Justin DeFilippis and Angela Jiye Bae, violins; Ben Zannoni, viola; and Russell Houston, cello, also known as the Balourdet String Quartet, won the Gold Medal in this year's Fischoff Competition in the Senior String Division. They performed Beethoven Op. 18 No. 1, first movement for their Gold Medal Concert.
Bianca Chambul - Principal Bassoon of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra
Aria (on the name Gean Greenwell) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco
Leslie Ashworth performs "Spring Together"; a Suite Melody Care COVID Virtual Performance
Leslie Ashworth's Suite Melody Care Virtual Performance of "Expressing our Love"
David Danjul, senior piano major, performing Scriabin's "Sonata No. 2" which would have been on his senior recital.
Current Shepherd School students Arin Sarkissian, flute; Stefani Feldman, clarinet; and Shepherd School Artist Collaborator Kyung-A Yoo, piano, playing "Tarantella, Op. 6" by Saint-Saens
Shepherd School trombone students put together a virtual performance of "Song for Health" by Steven Verhelst. This piece was written in response to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic and meant to be recorded by musicians as a signal of solidarity.