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Dear Gnome

November 27, 2012 – 3:30 pm | One Comment
Dear Gnome

Dear Gnome,
I often get stuck taking the elevator with only one other person, and it’s always really awkward.  How can I be better at making conversation?
Lets-All-Be-Friends

In Defense of ‘Bad Music’

November 27, 2012 – 3:26 pm |

By SIMON FRISCH
There is disheartening sentiment about contemporary composers that I’ve heard from fellow students, and while it varies in extremity people tend to agree on a basic point: new music is bad these days. …

Surviving at Juilliard as an International Student

November 27, 2012 – 11:14 am | One Comment

By BOKYUNG BYUN
It was a mistake to think that everything was going to work out smoothly, like in the movies, when I arrived at Juilliard in September 2011. It was a lot harder to study …

유학생으로써 줄리어드에서 살아남는 법

November 27, 2012 – 11:14 am |

변보경 저
작 년 9월, 세계 최고의 음악학교라 불리는 줄리어드에 오며 모든 것이 순조롭게 진행될 것이라고 생각했던 것은 나의 큰 실수였다. 가족의 품을 떠나 머나 먼 타지에서 모국어가 아닌 언어로 소통하며 교육을 받는 다는 것은 생각보다 …

Bartók in the Big Apple

November 26, 2012 – 1:52 pm | One Comment

By LIZZY LYON
It was through an ancient Greek class on the Homeric epics that I became interested in Bartók’s time in New York City. Up to that point I was only vaguely aware that he …

Meme of the Month

November 26, 2012 – 1:47 pm |

The Bra That Got Away

November 26, 2012 – 1:43 pm |

By EMMA SUTTON
Like any style-conscious New York City girl, I braved the busy sidewalks and bustling stores on Fashion’s Night Out. Walking from Lincoln Center towards Midtown East, I carried my heels in my purse …

Leading Symphony Orchestras Silenced By Lockouts

November 21, 2012 – 12:31 am |

By BENJAMIN LAUDE

Symphony orchestras from Atlanta to Minneapolis-St. Paul have been mired in contract disputes in recent months, causing unprecedented cancellations and leaving musicians around the country in financial straits.

Juilliard Releases Banned Repertoire List, ‘12-‘13

November 21, 2012 – 12:00 am | 126 Comments

NOTE: The following article is intended as humor and its contents do not reflect the real policies of the Juilliard Administration. The Juilliard Admissions Office has asked The Yard to refer prospective students to the official …

Senior Year is Like Sandy

November 20, 2012 – 11:41 pm |

By INGRID KAPTEYN
For three days I have maintained a healthy buzz of life-sustaining activity indoors while a mysterious storm stirred the city outside. Contentedly consumed by the business of eating, stretching, socializing, I wondered about …