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Resident Artists

The Loyola College of Music and Fine Arts is proud to provide a home to the following performers.

Artist in Residence: Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, violinist
Passion, excitement, and innovation are the hallmarks of internationally acclaimed soloist and chamber musician Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg’s artistry. Praised for her compelling performances, daring interpretations and dedication to her craft, she is one of today’s leading violinists, renowned for her work on the concert stage, in the recording studio, and highly respected for her vision and guidance as music director of the San Francisco-based New Century Chamber Orchestra, which she joined in January 2008. With successful careers in both the solo and chamber music worlds, Nadja continues to enthrall audiences of all ages.

Artist in Residence: NOVA | New Orleans Vocal Arts Chorale (NOVA)
NOVA is a group of dedicated choral professionals (singers, teachers, conductors, and students) whose goal is to bring high-quality performances of great choral music to New Orleans, the North Shore, and other area audiences. NOVA was conceived in 1989 by Dr. Raymond Sprague, professor of choral music at UNO, as a chorale which would recruit the area's finest singers to perform great choral music in the New Orleans region. The choir is currently led by Dr. Meg Hulley Frazier of Loyola University. 

Theatre in Residence: Southern Rep Theatre
Founded in 1986, Southern Rep Theatre’s mission is to develop and produce new plays that reflect the diversity of the city it calls home, to provide our audience with professional theatre of the highest artistic quality and achievement, and to establish a creative working environment that nurtures theatre professionals. As New Orleans’ leading non-profit professional theatre, we strive to use the artistry of theater to enlighten, educate, and entertain audiences, and further extend that service through educational and outreach programs.

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