October 20, 2019
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This month we had the opportunity to speak with Libby Lummus Keenan, Class of 1953. Libby has remained in touch and involved since she graduated nearly 70 years ago, having served at various points as a Class Correspondent, Annual Fund Leadership Chair, and member of the former Board of Visitors. She is currently a member of our Ellison Circle. Thank you, Libby, for taking the time to tell us about your Walnut Hill journey!
Joan has been named Composer of the Year by Musical America Worldwide.
In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month, Harper was featured by Instagram (in a collaboration with Teen Vogue) for his role as an Advocate standing up against bullying.
Lauren was recently interviewed by the Herald about her starring role in Boston Lyric Opera's Pagliacci.
Murphy's music will be featured in Women of the Wings: A Celebration of Female Musical Theatre Writers Volume III at Feinstein's/54 Below.
Meredith appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last week.
We’re happy to share that our Development Office, formerly known as Advancement, has a new leader. Tobey Fossey began her tenure as Chief Development Officer in August, and we are thrilled to be working with her. We had the opportunity to chat with Tobey in order to get to know her a little better.
Walnut Hill welcomed many new faculty and staff to our community during the past few months, including our new Director of Auxiliary Programs, Chris Ridolfi. Chris was kind enough to sit down with us this month to give us the inside scoop on what we can expect for the future of auxiliary programs.
Amelia was recently featured in a spotlight video on Charlotte Ballet's social media.
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All students commit to a full-time, college-preparatory curriculum in addition to studies in their elected arts concentration.
95% of our senior class matriculates to a four-year degree program directly after graduation.
Among our alumni working in the arts, we are pleased to count television and Broadway actors, multiple Princess Grace Award winners, published novelists, Grammy Award–winning musicians, fashion designers, and other notables.
Our students benefit from the more individualized attention afforded by a 6:1 student-faculty ratio.
Our student population represents 31 of the United States and 17 countries.
Located just 17 miles— a 30-minute car or train ride—from downtown Boston, Walnut Hill offers access to the rich educational, cultural, and recreational offerings of a world-class city.