Category: Alumni

Alumnus Brian Blume appointed as Instructor of Percussion at Southeastern University in Florida

Alumnus Brian Blume (BM 2007, MM 2010) has been named Instructor of Percussion at Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL (www.seu.edu) … Continue reading

Alex Wadner selected as principal timpanist for New World Symphony

Alex Wadner, BM’10, percussion performance, was recently appointed principal timpanist with the New World Symphony Orchestra in Miami, Fla.

Alumnus Larry Jacobson appointed Executive Director of Percussion Arts Society

Congratulations to alumnus Larry Jacobson, who has been appointed Executive Director of the Indianapolis-based Percussive Arts Society.  Jacobson holds a masters … Continue reading

Michael D’Angelo awarded the position of Lecturer in Jazz Studies at the University of North Carolina (Wilmington)

Michael D’Angelo (MM in Jazz Studies 2012) was recently awarded the position of Lecturer in Jazz Studies at the University of … Continue reading

Kyle Acuncius appointed to Principal Timpani position with the Thailand Philharmonic

Kyle Acuncius (MM 2010) has recently accepted a position as Artist/Instructor of Percussion at Mahidol University in Bangkok, Thailand and … Continue reading

Alumnus Michael Mixtacki joins Northern Illinois University School of Music for one-year appointment

Jacobs School of Music alumnus Michael Mixtacki will be joining the faculty of the Northern Illinois University School of Music … Continue reading

Alumnus Nick Stone appointed to Africa’s premier orchestra

Alumnus Nick Stone has been appointed to the position of co-principal percussion with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra in Durban, South … Continue reading