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Yale School of Music Commencement to stream live

May 22, 2009

2008 YSM CommencementThe Yale School of Music is pleased to announce that both the Commencement Concert on Sunday, May 24 and the Commencement ceremonies on Monday, May 25 will be streamed live online.

Among Yale’s many concerts commemorating the past year, the Yale School of Music’s commencement concert features some of the most accomplished young musicians of the current generation. These outstanding performers from the YSM Class of 2009 include pianists Helen Huang, Reinis Zarins, Jeannette Fang, and Wei-Jen Yuan; violinist Nicholas DiEugenio, cellist Hannah Collins,  clarinetist Paul Cho, oboist Merideth Hite, bassoonist Sam Blair, composer Fernando Buide, and mezzo-soprano Emily Righter in a varied program featuring works of Debussy, Schumann, Rachmaninoff, Buide, and others.

The free concert takes place on Sunday, May 24 at 4pm in Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Hall. The live stream will be available here.

The School of Music’s Commencement exercises will also be streamed live beginning at approximately 12 noon on Monday, May 25. Visit our media page at that time to tune in. The processional and recessional will be performed by a brass ensemble of faculty, students, and alumni, and the School will continue the tradition of singing Schubert’s song “An die Musik.”  Dean Robert Blocker will give the Commencement address. Degrees awarded by the School of Music include the Master of Music, Master of Musical Arts, Artist Diploma, Certificate in Performance, and the Doctorate of Musical Arts.

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