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From professional conferences to concerts on and off campus to reunions for various affinity groups, there are many ways to stay connected to the Boyer College of Music and Dance.  Click here for a listing of all Temple University alumni-related events or here for a listing of all Boyer College and Music and Dance events. 


Dean Stroker with Maestro Biava and friends         Maestro Biava greets an alumnus at a reception in his honor          Guests prepare to make a toast at an alumni recpetion          Alumni enjoy time together at a reception during Homecoming Weekend

Spotlight Events | Past Events

Spotlight Events


Please join the Boyer College Alumni Association to “Toast the New Season” Friday, September 23, 2016

Featuring a performance by Broad Street Line, Temple’s All Male, A Cappella Group

Boyer Mosaic Concert, 7:30 p.m.

Temple Performing Arts Center

An amazing, one-of-a kind, fast-paced concert featuring back-to-back performances by Boyer student soloists and ensembles.  This annual concert is simply not to be missed!

Champagne Dessert Reception, 9:30 p.m. (immediately following the concert)

Mitten Hall Great Court Alcove

Join fellow Boyer College alumni at a post-concert reception featuring a live performance by Broad Street Line, Temple’s All Male, A Cappella Group.

Please register at

Questions:  Christy Mauro, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, or 215-926-2590.


Join us for a “Day of Dance” at Temple University’s Main Campus!

Saturday, October 1, 2016

All Temple University dance alumni are invited back for a “Day of Dance” - a celebration of the history, tradition and alumni of Temple University’s Dance Department!

Movement Workshop

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Presser Hall


Edie Ferdun (Temple Dance Faculty 1967 - 1998) will be your leader in a follow-me warm-up to get us moving and feeling the promise of "the day we came together again".

Cocktail Reception

5:00 p.m. – 7:15 p.m.

Mitten Hall, Diamond Club

$10 per person (includes ticket to Dance Alumni Showcase)

Join us for a lively cocktail reception with hors d'oeuvres anddessert!

Dance Alumni Showcase

7:30 p.m.

Conwell Dance Theater

Ticket to the Showcase is included when registering for the Cocktail Reception

The Dance Department’s annual alumni showcase featuring works by Erin Cella, BYR ’10, Caitlin Quinn Pittenger, BYR ’11, and Teresa VanDenend Sorge, BYR ’10

Registration for all events:

Dance Alumni Planning Committee members include:  Belle Alvarez, ‘14, Joy Lurie Friedlander, ‘97, Rachael Glashan, Jeannine Maguire Lowry, ‘95, Emma MacDonald, ’13, Julee Mahon, ‘13, Victoria McGuigan, ‘91 and Sarah Culver Schlechter, ‘91.

Questions? Contact Christy Mauro, 215-926-2590,

Past Events

Throughout the year several events are held to bring alumni together – to learn, to socialize, to reminisce.  Enjoying performances that showcase the talent of current students, expanding the understanding of a specific piece of work or simply coming back together on the Temple campus, alumni have many opportunities to reconnect. 

Annual ACDA Breakfast - Saturday, February 13, 2016, 7:00 a.m., Boston, MA

Co-sponsored by the Boyer College of Music and Dance and the TUAA

For the 27th year we gathered for an early morning --- yet delightful --- breakfast with fellow Boyer College alumni. We dined together and caught up om the amazing activities and accomplishments for Boyer College alumni and faculty! See you next year in Minnesota!

"Alumni Welcome Reception:  Toast the New Season" - Friday, October 9, 2015

Boyer Alumni came together on Friday, October 10, 2014 to celebrate the arts at Homecoming. The 3rd annual “Toast the New Season” reception for Boyer College alumni immediately followed the Boyer Mosaic Concert.  The “Toast the New Season” celebration offered Boyer alumni an opportunity to come back to campus, reminisce with former classmates, greet faculty and current students and hear a wonderful performance in the beautiful, vibrant Temple Performing Arts Center (formerly the Baptist Temple).

Enjoy photos from the Toast to the Season reception here.

Boyer Bravo: Opera Philadelphia Performance and Reception - Sunday, May 3, 2015, 2:30 p.m. performance at Academy of Music; 5:45 p.m. Alumni Reception at Estia

Join fellow Boyer College alumni at the Opera Philadelphia performance of Don Carlo featuring Boyer College alumnus, Eric Owens in the role of King Phillip II. Bass-baritone and native Philadelphian Eric Owens comes home to make his much-anticipated role debut as the tyrannical and despondent King Philip II, while Dimitri Pittas, Leah Crocetto, and Michelle DeYoung make their company debuts in a powerhouse cast.


Annual ACDA Breakfast - Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:00 a.m.

Co-sponsored by the Boyer College of Music and Dance and the TUAA


Our annual breakfast was held on Saturday morning, February 28th at 7 am in Salt Lake City, Utah for our 26th annual breakfast.  62 Boyer College alumni, faculty and staff came together and shared their recent successes!  Dean and Vice Provost for the Arts Robert Stroker welcomed guests and spoke about the Center for the Arts and its place in the greater Temple University.  ACDA Breakfast 2016 - Boston!


"Alumni Welcome Reception:  Toast the New Season" - Friday, October 10, 2014


Choral Reunion - Friday, April 4 and Saturday, April 5, 2014

On Friday and Saturday, April 4 and 5, 2014 over 125 Temple University alumni came together for a Choral Reunion.  The two-day choral festival provided alumni with opportunities to rehearse and sing, participate in workshops, tour Temple University’s Main Campus, attend and/or perform in concerts, reminisce with friends, former classmates, faculty and much more.  The Reunion featured appearances by past and present Choral Activities faculty and friends, including Robert Page, Janet Yamron, Sonya Garfinkle, Alan Harler, Paul Rardin, Mitos Andaya, and Rollo Dilworth.


Enjoy photos from the Choral Reunion here.


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