NEWS - Warning to Students and Friends of the Conservatory:
There is a bogus "university" (shut down by the State of Hawaii) operated by a "Dr."
Henry T. Yeh. This group is in no way connected with the American Conservatory of Music. The bogus "university", Southwest International University LLC, is illegally using the name of American Conservatory of Music. The Conservatory has filed two complaints against this organization with the State of California; one with the Attorney General, and the other with the Board of Proprietary Postsecondary Education (BPPE).
NEWS - American Conservatory of Music appoints new Dean of Music Studies
The American Conservatory of Music has appointed Dr. Steven J. Reid, to serve as its Dean of Music Studies. Dr. Reid enjoys a dual career as a performer and an educator. His professional affiliations include Music Educators National Conference, South Carolina Band Directors Association, Musicians Union Local 802 (NYC), International Trumpet Guild, Society for Music Theory, and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity. Dr. Reid earned a Bachelor of Music from Mannes College of Music (NYC). His principal teachers included Mark Gould (NY Metropolitan Opera Orchestra), Raymond Mase (American Brass Quintet), John Ware and William Vacciano (NY Philharmonic Orchestra). Dr. Reid holds a Master of Music in Theory from the University of South Carolina, and a DMA in Conducting from the American Conservatory of Music.
NEWS - American Conservatory of Music Doctoral Candidate Paul Kwami interviewed on 700 Club
Feb. 25, 2008. American Conservatory of Music Doctoral Candidate Paul Kwami was interviewed recently on the 700 Club Christian Television Program, by host reporter Mia Evans. Mr. Kwami is the Music Director of the world famous Fisk Jubilee Singers. His insight-filled musical directorship has renewed the vibrancy of this cultural icon. Since 1871, the Fisk Jubilee Singers has brought the unique tradition of African Spirituals to America, coast to coast and world-wide. The American Conservatory of Music congratulates Mr. Kwami and all the members of the Fisk Jubilee Singers for its contributions to America's cultural life and for carrying the Light of the Christian Gospel to many.
NEWS - The American Conservatory of Music honors its former Director of Admissions
The American Conservatory of Music honors its former Director of Admissions, Dr. Joseph L. Miller who served in this position from the Spring of 1992 to the moment when he passed away in July of 2010. Many students from all walks of life remember him for his constant support, his active lifestyle, and his sagacious demeanor.
NEWS - Authorities getting close to nabbing Spammer Gang
Authorities are getting close to nabbing the Spammer gang that has been attacking the American Conservatory's E-mail Server. It is requested that anyone who receives any e-mail "from" mail.americanconservatory.edu or orpheus.americanconservatory.edu originating from any IP other than 18.104.22.168, should report this immediately by contacting the Chicago Campus at (219) 931-6000.
NEWS - Call to Action - Help the Cherokee Nation and other Indian Tribes.
Voice your support for them with your Congressional Representatives.
NEWS - The American Conservatory of Music warmly welcomes His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware
The American Conservatory of Music warmly welcomes His Eminence Metropolitan Kallistos Ware on the occasion of his visit to Chicago, thanks him for his tremendous contributions to Christian Orthodoxy, and wishes him "Many Years!"
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