May-August 2017, vol. 32, no. 8

Juilliard alum Stephen McKinley Henderson was the 2017 commencement speaker.
Berkeley Rep's 'Monsoon Wedding'
Mahira Kakkar
Drama alumna Mahira Kakkar collaborated with dance alumna Lorin Latarro on a musical adaptation of 'Monsoon Wedding.'More
Philip Gossett
Jane Gottlieb
Pre-College alumnus Philip Gossett, an esteemed musicologist and Juilliard benefactor, died June 12. More
Jamal Callender
Joshua Simka
Alumnus Jamal Callender shared some career advice with Juilliard dancers.More
Commencement 2017
Juilliard alum Stephen McKinley Henderson was the 2017 commencement speaker.More
hand and bouquet
“Nowhere else could I have done what we do on a daily basis here.” Juilliard grads reminisce and look ahead to what's next.More
honorary doctorate recipients
At Juilliard's 112th commencement, Thomas Adès, Martina Arroyo, Dick Hyman, Carla Maxwell, and Frayda B. Lindemann will be honored.More
new staff members
More than a dozen new staff members have arrived at Juilliard since the fall.More
Juilliard415 and Indian schoolchildren
Benjamin Sosland
Juilliard415 in India
The members of Juilliard415 learn a world's worth in their 13-day India tour.More
Calvin Leon Smith, Libby McKnight, Toney Goins, Michael Hahalyak, Brittany Bradford, and Daniel Davila
Shakespeare Rep
Juilliard actors go unto the breach with their third-year repertory productions of Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’ and ‘Cymbeline.’More
piano keys
Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner
Juilliard's improvisation curriculum combines classroom skills with the thrills, risk-taking, and audience communication we get onstage.More
Kyung Wha Chung
Ray Iwazumi
Juilliard’s Kyung Wha Chung on coming back from injury to make history playing all six of Bach’s solo violin sonatas and partitas at once.More
Pianist Yekwon Sunwoo and conductor Leonard Slatkin
Yekwon Sunwoo Is Gold Medalist in Van Cliburn Competition
Alum Yekwon Sunwoo, 28, became the first South Korean pianist to win the gold medal in the prestigious Van Cliburn Competition.More