Second-year MM precussion student Bridget Leahy has been named director of bands at Defiance College (DC) in Defiance, Ohio. Her duties will include the creation of a new marching band (The Marching Yellow Jackets), directing the pep band, the DC Community Band, supporting the DC Strings and Big Band, and providing percussion lessons and other music courses.
- Alumnus Michael Berkowitz (’67, ’71) to Conduct Star-Studded Pops Concert
- Percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago
- Percussion academy helps round out summer concert offerings
- Marco Schirripa awarded first place in Southern California International Marimba Competition
- DM candidate Josh Bowman accepts teaching position at Christopher Newport University