Boyer College of Music and Dance

Children’s opera honors the power of art
Type: In the Media
April 29, 2012
Saxophonist is comfortable as the only girl in the band
Type: News Story
The Temple Jazz Band, directed by Terrell Stafford, will pay homage to unknown women instrumentalists at the Philadelphia premiere of The Girls in the Band, a documentary that looks at the history of women in jazz, at a sold-out performance and screening Monday at the Franklin Institute.
March 30, 2012
Leah Stein Dance Company helps celebrate Temple's Philadelphia Experience
Type: News Story
Last Thursday, students gathered by the skate park at Cecil B. Moore Ave. to watch the Leah Stein Dance Company perform an outdoor site-specific dance piece. Sponsored by Temple’s GenEd Program, the performance was held to celebrate the city of Philadelphia as a place of learning and interaction.
March 28, 2012
The latest scandal in music recycling
Type: In the Media
March 21, 2012
The intimacy of ballroom dancing driving popularity
Type: In the Media
February 24, 2012
Temple professor uniquely qualified to author biography
Type: In the Media
February 12, 2012
LEVYdance trains Boyer students for new production
Type: News Story
Students in the Boyer College of Music and Dance will have an opportunity to audition for the local premiere of ROMP, a full dance production that allows the audience to become totally immersed in the performance. The company’s begins a week-long residence at Temple this week, with a performance on Feb. 10 in Conwell Dance Theater.
February 3, 2012
A different spin on ballroom dancing
Type: In the Media
January 17, 2012
Dance professor's book captures a visionary spirit
Type: In the Media
January 15, 2012
Dance professor’s popular outdoor Branch Dances continue
Type: News Story
Boyer Dance professor Merián Soto has been performing her public, experimental Branch Dances for audiences in Wissahickon Valley Park for six years. Her next performance in the park will be this Sunday, Jan. 15.
January 11, 2012
Faces of Temple: Julia Alford-Fowler
Type: News Story
In this week's installment of the student video series, doctor of musical arts degree candidate Julia Alford-Fowler describes her reasons for choosing Temple, and the influences that led her to explore Klezmer music in her compositional works.
December 10, 2011
Boyer professor's composition premieres
Type: In the Media
November 15, 2011
CARAS Program Project Grant Awards fall 2011
Type: Announcement
November 16, 2011
Violinist starts youth music program to soothe shaken nerves in Peru
Type: News Story
To address the city of Pisco, Peru's lack of social resources for children as it rebuilds after a devastating earthquake, Boyer student Elizabeth Moulthrop began the Pisco Music Program, an after-school music enrichment class that offers lessons on the recorder and handmade percussion.
November 14, 2011
A good melody can help mend a broken heart
Type: In the Media
October 25, 2011
How to break into show business
Type: News Story
What does it take to start and maintain a successful career in the entertainment industry? That was the question on the minds of students who filled Tomlinson Theater to get the inside scoop on how to break into and remain relevant in show business.
October 25, 2011
Talented sophomore takes on revolutionary role in Urinetown
Type: News Story
Sophomore theater major Cameron Slusser portrays Bobby Strong in Temple Theater's production of Urinetown, which opens with a preview today. Set in a small town suffering the effects of a 20-year drought, the story opens with citizens lined up to pay for corporate-owned toilets.
October 11, 2011
Fund for young artists honors late opera professor
Type: News Story
Family, friends and alumni gathered in the Temple Performing Arts Center on Sunday, Sept. 18 to celebrate the rich artistic life of John Douglas, former associate professor of voice and opera in the Boyer College of Music and Dance. Douglas, who served as the music director and conductor of Temple University Opera Theater, died last summer after a long battle with cancer.
September 29, 2011
Fourth stream reaches mainstream with world premiere of ‘La Banda’
Type: News Story
Bill Cunliffe, former professor at the Boyer College of Music and Dance, is teaming up with Temple once again as the Temple University Symphony Orchestra becomes the first to perform his composition “fourth stream ... La Banda.”
March 16, 2010
What on earth?
Type: News Story
GeoDance Theatre captures these earthly gyrations through dances with geologically inspired titles like the “Deep Time Waltz.” Through dance, geologic lecture, spoken word, video, costume and music, the show mixes scientific concepts with movements meant to mirror the similarities between the body and the planet. Conley received a Provost’s Commission on the Arts grant in support of the perform
February 12, 2009