Meng Su (PC ’09, GPD ’11, Guitar; GPD ’15, Chamber Music) won the gold medal in the fourth triennial Parkening International Guitar Competition in Malibu, Calif., on May 30, after a performance of the Concierto de Aranjuez by Joaquín Rodrigo in the final round of the competition. The Parkening International Guitar Competition is one of […]
Norman Huynh (MM ’13, Conducting), who studied with Gustav Meier and Markand Thakar, has been selected for the Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Scholarship. This includes a three-week residency in September at the Mendelssohn Festival in Leipzig to study privately with Kurt Masur.
Elena Yakovleva (MM ’08, GPD ’10, Flute; GPD ’11, Chamber Music) is the new principal piccolo of the United States Navy Band, Concert/Ceremonial Band.
Russian-born, Israeli-raised, and San Francisco Bay-based classical guitarist Yuri Liberzon (BM ’04, GPD ’05, Guitar) will use Indiegogo for a fundraising campaign for his debut album, release, and promo concert tour. The CD, Ascension, will feature compositions by Bach, the Beatles, and Keith Jarrett and is estimated to be released in July 2015.
Sarah Chan (MM ’96, Piano) recently performed at the Kammermusiksaal, giving her solo debut recital on April 27. She was interviewed by Fueilletonscout, an online arts and culture interest website based in Berlin. Chan will spend her upcoming summer in residency in China, performing and giving master classes at Beifang University for Nationalities.
Kristina Gaschel (MM ’14, Voice) is among only nine rising musicians chosen from a national search to take part in the 2015 Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar. Now in its fourth season, the Fall Island Vocal Arts Seminar will feature Gaschel in master classes and concerts from May 18 to May 24 at The Crane […]
Nola Richardson (MM ’11, Voice) will be making her professional debut with American Bach Soloists in several venues in the San Francisco Bay area as Galatea in ABS’ production of Handel’s Acis and Galatea! Richardson will be releasing her first album of lute songs with John Armato in June. This summer she will appear as […]
Jenny Lin (AD ’98, Piano) released two albums this year, Stravinsky Solo Piano Works (Steinway and Sons Record Label) and Night Stories: Nocturnes (Hänssler Classic). Lin was recently called by the New Yorker “the intrepid pianist” and featured in one of the magazine’s illustration. Both albums received rave reviews from the New York Times, Gramophone, […]
Danielle Buonaiuto (MM ’12, Voice) and Bethany Pietroniro, a current piano student of Yong Hi Moon, will perform a recital of songs set to the poetry of E.E. Cummings as part of the SpotlightUB concert series. The recital will take place at Wright Hall, in the University of Baltimore Student Center on the 5th floor […]
Terry Eberhardt (BM ’99, Voice, Music Education) received a promotion to music facilitator of Howard County Public School System. Eberhardt is an active teacher, adjudicator, and clinician.