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2014

VAP artistic directors Dawn Upshaw, Kayo Iwama, and composer Shawn Jaeger interviewed on WAMC about upcoming opera performance.

Soprano Dawn Upshaw, 2013 Grammy Award–Winner and Artistic Director of the Graduate Vocal Arts Program at The Bard College ...

2014 Concerto Competition Winners

2014 Concerto Competition Winners
The winners of the 2014 Bard Conservatory Concerto Competition are: Gabriel Baeza with the Saint-Saëns Violin Concerto No. 3 ...

Bard Conservatory Orchestra to tour Europe in June 2014

Bard Conservatory Orchestra to tour Europe in June 2014
The Bard Conservatory Orchestra will make a three-week tour of Europe in June 2014. Led by music director Leon Botstein, the orchestra ...

Conservatory composer Dylan Mattingly '14 commissioned to write new work for Los Angeles Philharmonic

Conservatory composer Dylan Mattingly
Conservatory composer Dylan Mattingly '14 has been commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic to write a new work to be ...

Bard Conservatory graduate wins job in Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

Bard Conservatory graduate wins job in Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.
Claire Brazeau, 2010 graduate from the Bard College Conservatory of Music, has won the 2nd chair oboe and English horn position with ...

Clarissa Lyons, Vocal Arts Program graduate, a "stand out" in performance of Bernstein's Songfest.

Clarissa Lyons, Vocal Arts Program graduate, a "stand out" in performance of Bernstein
Clarissa Lyons, VAP 2011 graduate, was hailed as a "stand out" by the Los Angeles Times in a recent performance of ...

Composer Shen Yiwen, Bard Conservatory alumnus, wins Arthur Friedman Award at Juilliard School and is commissioned to write composition for the National Ballet of China.

Composer Shen Yiwen, Bard Conservatory alumnus, wins Arthur Friedman Award at Juilliard School and is commissioned to write composition for the National Ballet of China.
Composer and pianist Shen Yiwen '11 has been awarded the Arthur Friedman Award at The Juilliard School for his recent composition for ...

Conservatory faculty member Jeremy Denk receives MacArthur 'Genius' award

Conservatory faculty member Jeremy Denk receives MacArthur
Bard Conservatory piano faculty member Jeremy Denk has received a MacArthur 'Genius" award. Mr. Denk received the award in ...

Dawn Upshaw wins Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo  for "Winter Morning Walks", her album with Maria Schneider.

Dawn Upshaw wins Grammy for Best Classical Vocal Solo  for "Winter Morning Walks", her album with Maria Schneider.
Bard Conservatory Vocal Arts Program artistic director Dawn Upshaw has won the Grammy Award for Best Classical Vocal Solo for ...

Recording by Conservatory piano faculty member Benjamin Hochman praised in New York Times

Recording by Conservatory piano faculty member Benjamin Hochman praised in New York Times
Conservatory piano faculty member Benjamin Hochmann's album "Hommage to Schubert" was recently praised in the New York Times ...

Vocal Arts Program graduate Rie Miyake in performance of Hansel and Gretel at Saito Kinen Festival

Vocal Arts Program graduate Rie Miyake in performance of Hansel and Gretel at Saito Kinen Festival
Soprano Rie Mikaye sang the role of Gretel in a recent production of Hansel and Gretel at the Saito Kinen Festival Matsumoto. Ms. ...