April 25, 2018 - 3:03PM -

UMD TDPS’ Clove opens tomorrow, and today we’re highlighting cast member and sophomore theatre major, Kyle Starling, who tells us about his character, Eli, and his experience preparing for the show. 

Eli is main character Sam’s best friend and confides in Sam about his struggles with identity and what it’s like to be a black, gay male in America.

November 21, 2017 - 3:03PM -

Alumni Spotlight 

For over 30 years, NOI has been a training ground for orchestral musicians on the precipice of their professional careers. NOI alumni occupy positions in nearly every major American orchestra as well as numerous positions in premier service bands. Many others are teachers, college professors and arts administrators.

October 23, 2017 - 11:11AM -
Jessica Pettit

The University of Maryland School of Music in the College of Arts and Humanities is launching a university-wide competition that invites UMD students to write lyrics to the tune of the state song “Maryland, My Maryland.” The competition asks students to craft lyrics that express the pride they feel for the State of Maryland.

October 18, 2017 - 12:12PM -

Photo by Hans Morren

Artists lead complicated lives. They collect material for new work, they often teach and engage with community groups and they are always developing their craft.

In Side Notes, we are providing good reads and fun facts to give you a sense of who our visiting artists are and what makes them do what they do. Contributing writes include students, faculty, staff and alumni from the extended Clarice family.

September 21, 2017 - 12:12PM -


August 29, 2017 - 8:08AM -
Jessica Pettit

Please join Bowie State University and the University of Maryland for a Moment of Reflection to honor the life of Second Lt. Richard Collins III.  In solidarity and respect, both communities invite you to pause and reflect in silence Wednesday, August 30, 12:05 P.M.  

If you would like to observe this moment with other members of The Clarice community, we invite you to gather in reflection at the bottom of the stairs in the Grand Pavilion.

August 17, 2017 - 1:01PM -
Jessica Pettit

Auditions for the 35th Annual Choreographers Showcase are now open to all dance-makers, aged 18 years and older, who live in Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia. Live auditions will be adjudicated by expert panelists, Nelly van Bommel and Nejla Y. Yatkin. Six finalists will be selected to present their work in concert on Saturday, January 27, 2018, at 3 and 8 PM.

June 1, 2017 - 1:01PM -
Jessica Pettit

This summer, renowned conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra John Morris Russell, kicks off 2017 National Orchestral Institute + Festival season! Known for his boundless enthusiasm for music of all kinds, and consistently praised for his visionary leadership, Russell leads a program of pops favorites from the worlds of opera, theater and Broadway.