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    10 Protips for Thriving as an Artist from a SMU Meadows Alumnus

    Kristin Yost (at center) spoke with SMU alumni at the MPower: Launching your career after Meadows event in spring, 2017. By Kristin Yost, M.M. Piano Performance and Pedagogy ‘06 As I reflected on my first years out of graduate school with an M.M. in Piano Pedagogy and Performance from SMU, I wanted to leave some of the tidbits of wisdom I wish were given more importance in my academic career. Thriving as an artist is possible if you have the right mindset, expectations and goals. A degree is simply a piece of paper. It’s the experience, the challenges of [...]

    August 7, 2018|Music|

    Free IT Support at Tech Effect for Meadows Students, Faculty and Staff

    Mark Valenzuela, left, with Tech Effect coworker Michelle Del Rio. Meadows community finds free and effective solutions to tech woes By Ari Platz (B.A. Corporate Communication and Public Affairs, B.A. Art History ’18) Computer trouble? Wi-Fi not working? Need to borrow equipment? Meadows Tech Effect provides year-round effective solutions to these problems, helping students, faculty and staff operate at the highest level. Student workers Mark Valenzuela and Michelle Del Rio work at the Tech Effect desk, fielding a variety of questions and requests. “Typically, students come by to check stuff out like a camera or tripod, that kind [...]

    August 1, 2018|Student Work|

    16 Photos from the 2018 SMU Meadows Graduation Ceremonies Guaranteed to Make You Smile

    All photos by Kim Leeson As faculty and staff at SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, it’s one of the most joyous days of the year: The Meadows Spring Commencement ceremonies. It’s a feeling of unbridled accomplishment, unmatched by events that have unfolded before it. On a warm day, no matter how warm, we sit in the grass of the Boulevard, and hear the passionate words from our friends and classmates–like “arts and communication inform, uplift and challenge”–and our friends and family cheer as we walk the stage.  […]

    May 25, 2018|Photos We Love|
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