Mannes Shines at Glimmerglass

A summer residence takes on an entirely new definition if you’re a musician. Last week, the population of Cooperstown, New York bid adieu to another bustling opera season with the Glimmerglass Festival. The festival’s 2014 run showcased three operas, one ... read more

New School for Jazz Still a Hit with Downbeat

No jazz aficionado’s summer would be complete without an eager anticipation for Downbeat Magazine’s annual critics poll. The 62nd edition of the survey, which examines every facet of the genre’s current landscape, hit magazine stands earlier this month. Once again, ... read more

Small-town Sound, Big City Music

Anthony LaMarca never made it to his commencement ceremony. The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music alumni, singer-songwriter and musician graduated in 2009, but joined musician St. Vincent (aka Annie Clark) as her drummer on tour the day after ... read more

Drama Alumna Wins Yale Drama Series Competition

Janine Nabers is no stranger to receiving accolades and awards for her playwriting abilities. Recognized early on for her promising talent, she received the Samuel French/New School for Drama Award for Excellence in Playwriting in 2010 and has gained critical ... read more

Bringing Opera to the Masses

For those familiar with New York City, a loft in Brooklyn may not be the stereotypical performance space to find world-class singers and musicians performing operatic masterpieces like Don Giovanni and Bohème, but then again, this city is brimming with ... read more