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We dedicated our new building.

Author: Peter Jeffery

In December 2017 we will begin moving into our new quarters, O'Neil Hall.  The official dedication took place on October 28.  Former president George W. Bush and first lady Laura were there. So was Charles Schwab, who developed the discount brokerage concept into the company that bears his name. Mr. Schwab and his wife Helen donated the building in honor of her brother, Joseph I. O'Neill III (ND class of 1967), a long-time supporter of Notre Dame, who put a lot of attention into ensuring that this would be a beautiful, functional building.  Also present were the LaBar family, which donated the Recital Hall and the Performance Hall, and the Michuda famiily, which donated the Rehearsal Hall. …

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2005 Graduate Returns to Campus to Pursue Doctoral Studies in Choral Conducting

Author: Matt Haines

DMA Conducting student, Brandon Hollihan, graduated from Notre Dame in 2005 with a BA in Vocal Performance. He has since returned to Notre Dame to pursue his doctoral studies in choral conducting under the direction of Dr. Carmen Helena-Telléz and Dr. Mark Doerries. He is entering his first year as a DMA candidate and will perform his first degree recital

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Alumni, Nicole Simental, Highlighted in The Columbus Dispatch

Author: Matt Haines

Alumni, Nicole Simental (MSM '13) was recently featured in The Columbus Dispatch for her new position as principal organist at St. Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, OH. In the article, Nicole talks about being asked to substitute for her parish's organ player while she was a child. She immediately fell in love with the new position and role she played in the church. This calling pushed her to study organ and get her bachelors degree from Wheaton College in Illinois, masters from Sacred Music at the University of Notre Dame, and is currently finishing her doctorate at Indiana University. …

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