News from the School of Music

  • Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson flyer

    Catholic University to Showcase Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

    Audiences will receive a history lesson with a goth twist as the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its spring 2018 musical, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

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  • Catholic University To Showcase BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON

    Broadway World publicized the upcoming productions of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.

     

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  • Dancers and musicians

    Students Shine at Arena Stage in ‘Bernstein at 100’

    Students from Catholic University’s Benjamin T. Rome School of Music brought their musical talents to Arena Stage in January, during a three-night engagement honoring the life and work of renowned composer, conductor, and musician Leonard Bernstein.

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  • Violin Instructor Featured Playing on CBS News

    Alessandra Cuffaro, private instructor, violin, was featured playing the violin in a CBS News Sunday Morning clip about violin making.

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  • Interview: N. Thomas Pedersen on ‘Bernstein at 100: The Theater Songs of Leonard Bernstein’

    N. Thomas Pedersen, head, musical theatre, was interviewed by Md. Theatre Guide about the upcoming 100th anniversary celebration of Leonard Bernstein.

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  • John Garvey

    Trustees Reappoint John Garvey as University President

    The Board of Trustees of The Catholic University of America announced that it has renewed the appointment of John Garvey, University President, for a term extending through June 2022.

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  • Dining Hall Exterior

    Catholic University Receives $6 Million for New Student Dining Hall

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  • Student helping during MLK day

    Students Honor Martin Luther King, Jr., with Acts of Service

    More than 800 members of the Catholic University community participated in this year’s MLK Day of Service, an annual event in which students honor the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., by doing acts of service for community partners.

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  • Catholic University’s St. Thomas Aquinas Mass Celebrates Catholic Schools Week

    The Catholic University of America and the Dominican House of Studies, in association with the National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA), will kick off the second semester of the academic year and National Catholic Schools Week at the annual University Mass in commemoration of the patronal feast day of St. Thomas Aquinas. It will be broadcast live on EWTN and CatholicTV.

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  • Catholic University Announces Upcoming Spring Arts Events

    The Catholic University of America will present a full line-up of arts events this spring.

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  • Timothy McDonnell, D.M.A. Headshot

    Gregorian chant: Voice of the church

    Timothy McDonnell, director, Institute for Sacred Music, was interviewed for Catholic News Service stories and series of videos on Gregorian Chant.

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  • Annual Christmas Concert for Charity

    Annual Christmas Concert Supports Hurricane Relief Efforts

    The musical talents of students from the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music were a force for good last week during the 28th annual Christmas Concert for Charity, which raised more than $15,100 to support Catholic Charities USA Hurricane Relief.

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  • Timothy McDonnell, D.M.A. Headshot

    Gregorian chant called seminarian to Catholicism

    Timothy McDonnell, director, sacred music, was quoted in a Catholic News Service story about Gregorian chant.

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  • A lovely Advent story

    Valencio Jackson, doctoral candidate in composition, was mentioned in a National Catholic Reporter blog on the upcoming performance of his composition at the annual Christmas Concert for Charity.

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  • Jay W.  Richards, Ph.D. Headshot

    EWTN News Nightly

    Valencio Jackson, doctoral candidate in composition, was interviewed on EWTN News Nightly (13:00) about his composition that will premiere at the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity on Dec. 1. Jay Richards, assistant research professor, business, was interviewed in the same episode about holiday shopping and gratitude.

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  • Annual Christmas Concert to Benefit Hurricane Relief

    Valencio Jackson, a Catholic University doctoral student in composition from the Virgin Islands, will premier his composition, titled “Hush,”  based on the text of Isaac Watts’s “Cradle Hymn,” during the Annual Christmas Concert for Charity  on Friday, Dec. 1.

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  • Operas Explore the Search for ‘Happily Ever After’

    The Benjamin T. Rome School of Music at The Catholic University of America presents two operas this week reflecting on the search for “happily ever after.”

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  • University to Implement New Core Curriculum in Fall 2018

    Catholic University will implement a new mission-focused Core Curriculum in fall 2018, providing all undergraduate students with an educational foundation that prepares them for their professional aspirations.

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  • Catholic University to Present Kiss Me, Kate

    Audiences will get a behind-the-scenes look into the world of show business as the Benjamin T. Rome School of Music presents its fall musical, Kiss Me Kate

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  • A Message from University President on HHS Mandate Resolution

    Read a statement from President Garvey about a filed suit in response to a mandate from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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