Shepherd School in the news

Rolston String Quartet begins residency at Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music with a recital debut on Monday, November 17 in Duncan Recital Hall. Read more.
The Shepherd School of Music’s Opera Department and Chamber Orchestra will present the Houston premiere of "The Return of Ulysses" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, 3 and 5. Read more.
The Shepherd School of Music’s acclaimed Chamber and Symphony orchestras will perform the first concerts of the academic year at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 and at Oct. 2 and 4, respectively. Read more.

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Media Mentions

John Terauds | A veteran virtuoso continues to climb high
Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano, is featured. Graduate student Calogero Liberto is mentioned.
Musical Toronto

Young bassoonist to New York Global Academy
Alumnus Michael Severance '14 was selected as a Zarin Mehta Fellow for the New York Philharmonic's Global Academy.
San Francisco Classical Voice

Texas university team visit Apex in Bury St Edmunds on fact-finding tour
Representatives of the design team have visited the Apex for inspiration for a new 600-seat auditorium complete with multiple tiers and a horse shoe design around the audience chamber.
East Anglian Daily Times

Houston pianist returns for coffee concert at First Presbyterian Church

Pianist Joseph Stern Kingma will perform at First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan in Connecticut. Stern is the 2010 Rice University Concerto Champion.

Music in the making: Nov. 6, 2014
Rice's Shepherd School of Music's performance of Paul Hindemith's “Konzertmusik Für Streichorchester Und Blechbläser” conducted by Larry Rachleff, the Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestra Conducting, is played.
Houston Public Media

Clarinetist advocates classical music videos
Richard Hawley, professor of clarinet, is encouraging classical musicians to film music videos to promote their work.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.)

On elite campuses, an arts race
Elite campuses across the country are building architecturally ambitious arts facilities. The opera theater that is being designed for Rice is mentioned.
New York Times

San Diego Symphony fills critical positions

Alumna Danielle Kuhlmann '09 has been appointed second horn for the San Diego Symphony.

Opera Naples announces cast of 'Così Fan Tutte'
Alumna Amy Owens '12 is profiled.
Naples Daily News