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Shepherd School of Music

Time and Tempo
3 months ago

Time and Tempo

Photo by Tommy LaVergne

Baker College junior Nina Pitts has been playing the cello since the age of 5, but never received advice like what she heard from …
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At Home on the World’s Stages
9 months ago

At Home on the World’s Stages

The life of an opera singer has taken Anna Christy Stepp ’98 to the world’s most famous stages — in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Great Britain. But one of …
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Performing Proust
1 year ago

Performing Proust

The Moody Center for the Arts served as the incubator for a course that paired students and faculty with one of Houston’s innovators in musical performance, Da Camera. Making …
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Bringing Grammy Home
2 years ago

Bringing Grammy Home

AS A MEMBER OF CELLIST YO-YO MA’S SILK ROAD Ensemble, Shawn Conley ’05 took home a 2017 Grammy Award for “Best World Music Album.” The album, “Sing Me Home” …
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Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!
3 years ago

Writing Home: Grüße aus Frankfurt!

WHEN I ENROLLED AT RICE IN 2006, I arrived with a specific career trajectory firmly in mind. The Shepherd School has a reputation for placing graduates in major American …
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6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD
3 years ago

6DOV: GEOFFREY HERD

Geoffrey Herd
 GRADUATE STUDENT 
SHEPHERD SCHOOL OF MUSIC
 Herd is a violinist and the founder and director of the Geneva Music Festival, who has performed throughout Asia and Latin America. …
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Syllabus: Mental Training
3 years ago

Syllabus: Mental Training

COURSE: LPAP 113 Mental Training for Performance Enhancement (Summer 2016) DEPARTMENT: Lifetime Physical Activity Program DESCRIPTION: This course provides a broad overview of sport psychology concepts that are relevant to …
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Musical Manners
3 years ago

Musical Manners

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On a quiet floor of Methodist Hospital, where doctors and nurses spoke in hushed tones, a group of Rice students …
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Figaro!
3 years ago

Figaro!

In November, the Shepherd School of Music’s opera department and Chamber Orchestra presented Gioachino Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville,” a 19th-century comic opera that took on a 1990s twist. The …
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