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May 2014, vol. 29, no. 8
Juilliard Celebrates 109th Commencement
Pomp and circumstance abounded at Juilliard's 109th commencement ceremony. For more photos and the speech, see our Pinterest and live.juilliard.edu pages.
2013-14: Highlights of the Year in Pictures
At Juilliard, an action-packed 2013-14 school year included more than 700 performances.
3rd-Year Shakespeare Rep
Third-year actors chat with Shana Komitee about the annual Shakespeare repertory productions "As You Like It" and "Richard III."
Honorary Degrees Conferred
Juilliard gives honorary degrees to Joyce DiDonato, Frank Gehry, Philip Glass, Marcus Roberts, Viola Davis, Lar Lubovitch, and Bruce and Suzanne Kovner.
One highlight of the New York Phil’s Biennial will be the opera Gloria—A Pig Tale featuring Juilliard musicians.
Behind the Scenes
Ticketing Changes at the Box Office
Renée Marie Baron
Takehiro Ueyama: Shortstop, Dancer
Day in the Life
Khari Joyner: Premiere Prep
Inspired by Stein
A Work for Dancers and Frames
For Senior Dance Production, Eve Jacobs braided together three interests—dance, words, and theater—in her choreography...
Juilliard Team Enlivened by 20 Additions
Some 20 new people joined the Juilliard staff over the course of the school year.
Aeolus to Play Theofanidis, Haydn, and Ravel
The Aeolus Quartet found the wild lines and moments of still beauty of Theofanidis’s Aerial Ascending alluring.
Relax, Be Free, Tetzlaff Advises Master Class
The word “freedom” kept recurring in Christian Tetzlaff’s comments at his master class with five Juilliard violinists.
Liberal Arts Speaker Series
Using Art to Effect Social Change
Two influential figures in gay and lesbian literature spoke with students about art’s capacity to effect societal change.
Playwrights Fete an Anniversary at Juilliard
Juilliard’s Playwrights Program celebrated 20 years of leadership under Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang recently.
Alumni News for May 2014
Who or what was the first significant influence on your path to becoming a performing artist?
The Latest on Faculty, Staff, and Students
Drawings and Photos
A Fond Farewell
Gregory White Smith, 62, Dies
Recent Deaths in the Juilliard Community
Focus on Art
Paradoxes of Futurism Revealed at Guggenheim
Missing in Caption
Who’s In This Mystery Photo?
From Our Readers
A ‘Winter Wind’ Brings Love; Remembering Jacob Druckman
Promoting Our Own Composers at Juilliard
CD Reviews: Krakauer at the Movies; Bach Suites for Flute
Mary Rodgers Guettel Feted
Painting in the Key of Color: The Art of Nicholas Roerich
Being Black and Gay in America
Q&A With Bradon McDonald
The 'Meaning' of Music
Q&A With Luke Macfarlane
Evolution of Contemporary Gay Theater
The Bach Trio Sonatas, Open to Interpretation
Read About These Upcoming Events
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Italian Futurism 1909-1944: Reconstructing the Universe
t the Guggenheim, 1071 Fifth Ave., at E. 89th St., through September 21.
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