Mezzo soprano Helena Brown graduated from Hollins in 2012 with a degree in music. Now, she’s returning to the area to perform in Opera Roanoke’s production of “South Pacific.”
Andolyn Medina ’17 will perform “The Star-Spangled Banner” before the game between the Wizards and the Milwaukee Bucks on April 12 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.
Hollins University’s official recognition as an “All-Steinway School,” along with performances by Hollins students and faculty and a concert by an internationally acclaimed pianist, highlighted this year’s commemoration of Founder’s Day on February 20.
In 2011, Schimpf became the first German pianist to win the Cleveland International Piano Competition. He has performed at important music centers throughout the world.
The arrival of seven new instruments built by the world’s pre-eminent piano maker qualifies the university as one of roughly 150 “All-Steinway Schools” internationally.