Shepherd School in the news

Four musicians from Rice’s Shepherd School of Music have been selected to participate in the Global Academy Initiative, an innovative new educational partnership between the New York Philharmonic and Music Academy of the West. Read more.
Doctoral students Aaron Perdue and Christopher McKiggan represent the Shepherd School as a part of American Public Media’s “Performance Today” Young Artists in Residence Series. Read more.
Students from The Shepherd School will perform at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in February. Read more.

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Classical 89.5 (Salisbury, Md.)
Graduate student Aaron Perdue explains his background in flute and performs in studio.
http://bit.ly/1yxrKtq

Cypress Symphony features 'A String Potpourri' Jan. 24
The Cypress Symphony will perform at the Centrum in Spring, Texas. Alumna Caroline Ewan '14, the group's founder and executive director, is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.)
http://bit.ly/15lv2c1

Conroe Symphony concert notes month of hearts and flowers
Alumna Emma Bobbs Hoeft '13 is featured.
Montgomery County Courier
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Los Gatos: WindSync quintet blows into town with a new approach to classical music

WindSync, a quintet formed at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, is featured.
San Jose Mercury News
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Gaffigan brings magic of 'Wagner's Good Friday' to Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra
Alumnus James Gaffigan '03 is featured.
Trib Live
http://bit.ly/1yMY92F

'Contrasts for the End of Time' faculty and guest chamber recital at Luther Feb. 5
Alumnus Eric Kutz '94 will perform at Luther College.
Luther College
http://bit.ly/1Jm86qz

Meet the 2015 MasterMinds winners: A historian, an artist and a student mariachi orchestra
The Apollo Chamber Players, a Houston-based group formed at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, are featured for their busy past year and a half, which includes a commission for new works from Karim Al-Zand, associate professor of composition and theory at the Shepherd School.
HoustonPress
http://bit.ly/1GpuBi8

March at the Houston Symphony features blockbuster film scores, Verdi's ‘Requiem' and more
Colombian violinist and conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada and the Houston Symphony will perform the first of a three-concert English commentary series called "Musically Speaking with Andrés" at Rice's Stude Concert hall.
Broadway World
http://bit.ly/1wccn8N

Classical classroom, Episode 28: Tchaikovsky's musical biography, 'Pathetique' -- harbinger of doom
Michael Webster, professor of music, discusses Tchaikovsky's Symphony VI on "Classical Classroom."
Houston Public Media
http://bit.ly/17E9adB

The Woodlands Salon Series' next concert is Jan. 30
William VerMeulen, professor of French horn, and the Rice Horn Crew are performing at the Woodlands Salon Series Jan. 30.
Montgomery County Courier
http://bit.ly/14LsTHj