Professor of Music Melanie Emelio began her journey with Pepperdine in 2000. After 22 years, she is retiring.
Pepperdine’s Center for the Arts is opening up some of its facilities for students and staff to use. The CFA is closely following LA County’s Department of Public Health protocols as LA county transitions from the Red to the Orange Tier.
Pepperdine opera brings two different new works to Smothers Theatre, showcasing the versatility of student talent at Pepperdine.
How do four different artists from four different fields define success?
Photos Courtesy of Ina Bobis The all-student cast of “Die Fledermaus” will be present the traditional German opera in Smothers Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 21 and Saturday, Feb. 23 at 7:30 p.m. Emma Ujifusa, a junior Music Education and Vocal Performance major, plays Adele — the chambermaid of the two main characters. “She is a […]
Gilbert and Sullivan’s entertainment juggernaut, “The Pirates of Penzance,” premieres at Pepp.
Photo Courtesy of Eleni Stratigos Junior Eleni Stratigos said she believes in the power of music in bringing people together. Double majoring in music and Italian, Stratigos put her skills to the test when she attended the Brancaleoni International Music festival in Florence, Italy last summer and performed the opera L’elisir d’amore. “It was amazing […]
Photos by Brett Bean The themes of seduction, murder and egotism are not foreign to a modern viewer. They are themes that are just as likely to pervade our changing political climate as they do a Marvel movie. In Pepperdine University’s Flora L. Thornton Opera Program’s performance of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni,” which debuted Thursday, Feb. […]
Photos by Zach Le The Fine Arts Division Theater Department will present “The Threepenny Opera” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, from April 6 to April 8, with a 2 p.m. matinee Saturday, April 9, in Smothers Theatre. Associate Professor of Theater Bradley Griffin directs the student-led cast. Set in London in 1837, “The Threepenny […]