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With Stage Work Plus Regional and National Singing Competitions as Her Foundation, Claire Cook ’21 Preps for a Theatre Career

With Stage Work Plus Regional and National Singing Competitions as Her Foundation, Claire Cook ’21 Preps for a Theatre Career

Contending in the National Association of Teachers of Singing’s musical theatre category, Cook reached the national semifinals as a sophomore. She returned this year as a Virginia honors recipient to the NATS Mid-Atlantic Regional competition, which features vocalists from Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Washington, D.C.

Roanoke Times: Hollins Graduate Joins Mission to ‘South Pacific’

Roanoke Times: Hollins Graduate Joins Mission to ‘South Pacific’

Mezzo soprano Helena Brown graduated from Hollins in 2012 with a degree in music. Now, she’s returning to the area to perform in Opera Roanoke’s production of “South Pacific.”

NBA’s Washington Wizards Invite Hollins Student to Sing National Anthem

NBA’s Washington Wizards Invite Hollins Student to Sing National Anthem

Andolyn Medina ’17 will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the game between the Wizards and the Milwaukee Bucks on April 12 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

Hollins Celebrates Founder’s Day, ‘All-Steinway School’ Designation

Hollins University’s official recognition as an “All-Steinway School,” along with performances by Hollins students and faculty and a concert by an internationally acclaimed pianist, highlighted this year’s commemoration of Founder’s Day on February 20.

Pianist Alexander Schimpf Headlines All-Steinway Founder’s Day Celebration

Pianist Alexander Schimpf Headlines All-Steinway Founder’s Day Celebration

In 2011, Schimpf became the first German pianist to win the Cleveland International Piano Competition. He has performed at important music centers throughout the world.

Hollins Earns Prestigious Designation with Steinway Piano Delivery

Hollins Earns Prestigious Designation with Steinway Piano Delivery

The arrival of seven new instruments built by the world’s pre-eminent piano maker qualifies the university as one of roughly 150 “All-Steinway Schools” internationally.