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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Anthony Brandt on creativity
Anthony Brandt, associate professor of composition and theory at Rice's Shepherd School of Music, discusses his upcoming book and the importance of creativity in upbringing.
Literal Magazine

Duo Alves to perform free show Thursday at OUS campus

Alumna Kristen Alves ’97 will perform at the Ohio University Southern Community Concert Series.
The Herald-Dispatch

Oscar winner Simmons remembered for HGO role

Richard Bado, director of Rice’s Opera Studies Program, conducted Oscar winner J.K. Simmons in the Houston Grand Opera’s 1990 revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic "Carousel."
Houston Chronicle

Guest violist at String Fling
Alumnus Jacob Sustaita ’08 will perform at Fort Bend Independent School District’s Spring Fling Concert Feb. 26.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription required.)

Rice students perform at Kennedy Center in Washington, DC
Eight Rice Shepherd School of Music students performed at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.
The Katy Rancher (This article also appeared in Fort Bend Sun, Memorial Examiner and Bellaire Examiner.)

Famed violinist Cho-Liang Lin named artist-in-residence at the Huntington
Cho-Liang Lin, professor of violin, was named the 2015 artist-in-residence by the Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.
Pasadena Star News (This article also appeared in Whittier Daily News, Los Angeles Daily News and the San Gabriel Valley Tribune.)

Classical pianist, black history-maker performs Feb. 19 at ECC
Alumna Jade Simmons '03, who studied under Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano, will perform at Elgin Community College for their Black History Month celebration.
Daily Herald