Elizabeth Merrill in Cavalli’s Artemisia

Elizabeth Merrill (MM ’11, Voice) sang the role of Oronta in the North American premiere of Francesco Cavalli’s Artemisia with Helios Early Opera in Boston on Jan. 18 and 19 at the Somerville Armory. The Boston Classical Review, published, “Elizabeth Merrill, whose character Oronta toggles between two identities, succeeded marvelously in shaping her two identities […]

Sergio Cervetti CD Release


Keyboard3 – The second CD on Navona Records features six works for piano, harpsichord and organ by Sergio Cervetti (BM ’67, Composition), who also performs his work Seven Farewells to Paradise on piano.

Music Festival founded by Julian Gargiulo keeps growing

Water Music Festival

Founded by Julian Gargiulo (MM ’97, Piano), the 8th Water Island Music Festival was held Feb. 8-10 in the Virgin Islands. The festival featured ten other musicians, including faculty artists Boris Slutsky, piano, and Joe Burgstaller, trumpet.

Lane Harder news

Lane Harder (MM ’07 Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy) is currently an adjunct professor of composition and music theory at Southern Methodist University. His marimba quartet, Africa Hocket, was commissioned by the Troy State University Percussion Ensemble for its premiere at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention (PASIC) in Austin in November 2012. His transcription of […]