Category: Student

Percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago

Jacobs percussionists Alana Wiesing and Erich Rieppel have been selected as associate members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Founded in 1919 … Continue reading

Marco Schirripa awarded first place in Southern California International Marimba Competition

Marco Schirripa (Percussion M.M. 2014) has been awarded first place in the Southern California International Marimba Competition, which took place in Orange, Calif., May … Continue reading

DM candidate Josh Bowman accepts teaching position at Christopher Newport University

Doctoral percussionist, Joshua Bowman will assume a new role as Instructor of Percussion at Christopher Newport University, Newport News Virginia. … Continue reading

Marco Schirripa wins First Place in Great Plains International Marimba Competition

Beginning his second year as an M.M. percussion performance major at the Jacobs School this fall, Marco Schirripa was recently … Continue reading

Andrew Riley selected to participate in the Aspen Summer Music Festival

Andrew Riley has been selected to participate in the 2013 Aspen Summer Music Festival.  Andrew is a junior at the … Continue reading

Bobby Conselatore selected to participate in the Aspen Summer Music Festival

Bobby Conselatore has been selected to participate in the 2013 Aspen Summer Music Festival.  Bobby is a native of Washington, … Continue reading

Percussionist Bridget Leahy named director of bands at Defiance College

Second-year MM precussion student Bridget Leahy has been named director of bands at Defiance College (DC) in Defiance, Ohio. Her … Continue reading

Erin Jeter awarded internship with Percussive Arts Society

Student percussionist Erin Jeter has recently been appointed as the spring 2013 intern for the Percussive Art Society (PAS), beginning in January. … Continue reading

REVIEW: (HT Percussion Ensemble) Program included fun piece mimicking radio sounds

HeraldTimesOnline.com PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE CONCERT MUSIC REVIEW: Program included fun piece mimicking radio sounds By Peter JacobiH-T Reviewer | pjacobi@heraldt.com November … Continue reading

Matthew Levine joins Air Force Academy percussion

Student Matthew Levine (M.M., percussion) was recently awarded the position of percussionist for the U.S. Air Force Academy Band in … Continue reading