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Dhiraj Mukkamala ’20 (pictured above on right) has been accepted to a comprehensive development program at Prudential Financial. The firm will provide training in preparation for his securities exams, then offer him a position as a Financial Advisor in Boston, Mass. While he gains insight to the financial services industry, Mukkamala is also continuing to

As a message of hope and solidarity in trying times, a group of Hobart and William Smith Colleges alums from the 1990s and early 2000s came together virtually to share a musical message with the greater HWS community. The idea to reconnect came from Amanda Myers Lombardo ’95 and was also organized by Eleanor Hamlin ’97.

Brendan Csaposs ’09 is no stranger to packing his bags and heading out to try something new. After earning his degree in music and lesbian, gay and bisexual studies, he’s held a variety of teaching and educational administration positions in places he’d never been to before, including Baton Rouge, La., San Jose, Calif., and McAllen,

This summer, Hobart and William Smith and the Society of New Music will offer a two-week composition intensive on June 1 – 13, 2020. Designed for undergraduate students interested in pursuing graduate degrees and careers as composers, the program offers students a chance to work closely with seasoned composers and develop the necessary skills, experience and body

Eric Bloom ’67, lead vocalist, rhythm guitarist and keyboardist for the legendary rock band Blue Öyster Cult, returns to the Finger Lakes region this winter for a show at del Lago Resort and Casino in Waterloo, N.Y. The performance on Saturday, Feb. 22, which marks the band’s 98th in just over a year, is part

We asked faculty who received tenure this year to answer the question: What has been the idea you’ve spent your career investigating or exploring, and why? Here are their responses. Gabriella D’Angelo, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture  Architecture’s ability to empower all people, to confront issues, to elicit conversations and to move beyond ego in playful overtures

The Geneva Music Festival makes its debut on Performance Today, a national show on public radio, with the arrangement of Florence Price’s Piano Concerto, performed by Michelle Cann and string quartet in 2018 at Froelich Hall in the Gearan Center for the Performing Arts. Price’s Piano Concerto has only been performed a handful of times.

The 2019 faculty dance concert, titled Momentum, will feature the choreography of five HWS dance professors who will transform Deming Theatre with set design, video projections, costume and dance. Performances will be held on April 25 and 26 at 7:30 p.m. and April 27 at 2 p.m. The concert opens with a solo created and

Associate Professor of Music Mark Olivieri has been commissioned by a consortium of groups including the acclaimed Society of New Music to compose an opera on the life of American blues and folk musician Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten (1893-1987). The libretto will be written by Kyle Bass, an instructor at Syracuse University and an award-winning playwright.

HWS Director of Chorale and Cantori, Professor of Music Robert Cowles, will present a Madrigal Dinner Concert, an evening of fine dining and entertainment, on Saturday, Dec. 8 at 6 p.m. in the Vandervort Room of the Scandling Campus Center. The event will include performances by the Chorale and Cantori of both general and holiday