Extension Programs Spotlights

Headshot Hannah Bentivegna

Q&A with Hannah Bentivegna

Current Conservatory voice student Hannah Bentivegna (B.M. '20, voice) talks about how the Conservatory's Vocal/Choral Intesive (VCI) influenced her not only as a musician, but as a person. 

Hannah Bentivegna Class of 2020 B.M., Voice/Opera
Samuel Sicilia

Q&A with Samuel Sicilia

Samuel Sicilia (B.F.A. '19), now a student in the Conservatory's contemporary dance program, describes how the Conservatory's Summer Dance Intensive (SDI) helped develop his technique and his artistry.

Samuel Sicilia Class of 2019 B.F.A., Contemporary Dance

Q&A with Lance Strickland

Current musical theater student Lance Strickland (B.F.A. '19) explains how the Musical Theater Dance Intensive (MTDI) gave him a taste of daily life as a Conservatory student.  

Lance Strickland Class of 2019 B.F.A., Musical Theater
Tracy Sokat photo

Q&A with Tracy Sokat

Tracy Sokat (B.F.A. '19), a student in the musical theater program, remembers how her experience in the Musical Theater Dance Intensive (MTDI) sealed her decision to study musical theater at the Conservatory. 

Tracy Sokat Class of 2019 B.F.A., Musical Theater
Shelbie Rasler

Q&A with Shelbie Rassler

Current Conservatory student Shelbie Rassler (B.M. '20, composition) explains how the High School Composition Intensive (HSCI) helped her develop her compositional voice.

Shelbie Rassler Class of 2020 B.M., Composition
Alan Mackwell with banjo

Q&A with Alan Mackwell

Conservatory student Alan Mackwell (B.M. '20, composition) explains how the High School Composition Intensive (HSCI) faculty taught him how to write, not what to write.

Alan Maxwell Class of 2020 B.M., Composition