James R. Houston Honored for 50 Years of Service

James R. Houston (BM ’71, Organ) will be honored for his 50 years of service to the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore. He has been the organist and music director at the church, and they are presenting a gala concert to recognize his dedication. The concert is also in commemoration of the 125th anniversary of […]

Christine Niehaus Performed Silent Movie Score

On November 11, Christine Niehaus (BM ‘72, MM ‘73, Piano) performed the original score by John Stepan Zamecnik in a performance of the silent film “Wings,” the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. This was sponsored by The American Film Institute in Silver Springs, Md.

Preparatory Students Win Young Artist Competition

Preparatory students in the Pre-Conservatory Violin Program have been named winners in Columbia Orchestra’s 2018 Young Artist Competition. Megan Rabe won the Senior Division, and Joseph Tao the Junior. Both of these violinists study with Rebecca Henry. They will be featured soloists with the Columbia Orchestra in Columbia, Md. this spring. Two others were awarded […]