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Juilliard Personnel Tops The Backyard/Forbes’ 2013 List: ‘80 Over 80’ in Classical Music

March 31, 2013 – 5:32 pm |

In sum, they represent the best and brightest of the concert-coughing, hearing-aid-buzzing, Asian-name-fudging, whisper-shouting characters that color Juilliard life. In partnership with Forbes, The Backyard is proud to present the top eighty of the crotchety, …

Top Ten Classical Music Headlines of 2012

January 2, 2013 – 7:29 pm | 4 Comments

2012 was so eventful for classical music that the average conservatory student could hardly keep up. Luckily, the Backyard’s always trustworthy news outlet Submediant has voted on and assembled a list of the biggest classical music news stories …

Selfless Cellist Check Herself At Gate, Gives Seat To Instrument

December 31, 2012 – 12:22 am | 24 Comments

NEW YORK—A young cellist has been hospitalized after sustaining life-threatening injuries onboard a Spirit Airlines flight from Chicago O’Hare to New York (LGA).

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 …

Aspen Music Festival Overwhelmed With Applications After Colorado Legalizes Pot

November 7, 2012 – 7:38 pm | 15 Comments

ASPEN, CO—The Aspen Music Festival and School (AMFS) was thrown for a loop this morning when it began to receive a series of deliveries of a record number of prospective student applications. The sudden surge …

IT Department Sends Off Text Message Barrage At Beginning-Of-The-Year Bash

September 11, 2012 – 6:42 pm |

SECOND FLOOR—The Juilliard IT Department sent ripples through Juilliard yesterday when it inundated the text message inboxes of the entire student body with test-notifications from something called the “Juilliard Community Alert System.” The “test” worked: …

Juilliard Skyscraper Planned For Dubai

September 10, 2012 – 6:55 am | One Comment

DUBAI—One month after plans were unveiled to establish a new institute in China, Juilliard continued its wave of global expansion in late August when it announced an agreement with the Dubai Culture and Arts Authority …

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September 9, 2012 – 9:55 pm |