Thomas Kotcheff’s Piano Duo Commissions 50 Composers on #What2020SoundsLike

HOCKET, a cutting edge piano duo based in Los Angeles with Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff (BM ’10, Piano), has commissioned 50 composers to join them in their new project #What2020SoundsLike. 2020 has been a year with unprecedented mental, emotional, physical, and sociological effects. 50 commissioned composers have been invited to musically respond to this […]

Alsop in New York Times Article on Conducting in a Pandemic

Marin Alsop, director of graduate conducting, was featured in a New York Times piece, ‘We Can’t Do Our Craft’: Conductors Contend With the Pandemic, on June 26. The article states that Alsop “has been working with the school to develop virtual reality tools for podium-deprived conducting students.”