Phoebe Liu
Staff Reporter
Phoebe Liu is a Public Editor for the Yale Daily News. She served as a Managing Editor for the Managing Board of 2022 and previously covered the School of Music as a staff reporter. Phoebe is a senior in Trumbull College studying Statistics & Data Science and Education Studies.
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Andrew Scott ’22: Sunlight, war and everything in between

Containers of Elmer’s glue and Model Color paint line the back edge of the workspace. Dozens of miniature British soldiers bask under the bright yellow sunlight that emanates from a navy desk lamp. The soldiers are not yet ready for war — real or simulated. Most remain unpainted. They belong to Andrew Scott ’22, who was painting one when I called.

Henry Shapard ’20 named the youngest principal cellist of any major orchestra

From 11 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. on any given night, Henry Shapard ‘20 can be found in the Pierson College basement, playing the cello. It’s […]

Home2Home to host inaugural concert

Because audiences cannot gather in large groups for in-person performances, livestreamed concerts have become a primary means of musical sustenance for both audiences and performers. […]

Fourteen faculty and alumni awarded Guggenheim Fellowships

The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation awarded Guggenheim Fellowships to 175 scholars, artists and writers, including 14 Yale faculty and alumni.  The foundation, which announced […]

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UP CLOSE: Piece by piece: The art of representative concert programming

New Haven Symphony Orchestra engages audience virtually

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, Woolsey Hall’s 2,650 seats will remain empty this spring — not only for Commencement season, but also for New Haven […]

Diary of a Song: Angélica Negrón’s “Paradise”

Puerto Rico is the world’s oldest colony. Over five centuries ago, Spanish colonizers invaded the island, and Spanish administrative rule silenced Puerto Rico’s independent voice […]

Sandbox Percussion engages with music community online

Most classical chamber musicians are certain of at least one thing: the instruments they play. For example, string quartet performances often feature two violins, a […]

Coughing at a Concert

Every time someone’s cough resonated through the plane cabin, the passengers around me shuddered, scrunched their shoulders and placed their hands in their lap. They […]

Hear Your Song goes virtual, expands patient base

In 2015, a medical procedure rendered a music-loving ninth grader staying at Yale-New Haven Hospital unable to sing. Eight musicians — members of a Yale […]

Yale College, School of Music to cancel performances

As part of the University’s response to the rapidly spreading novel coronavirus, a slew of upcoming performances by undergraduate and graduate groups this spring has […]