Category: Alumni

New Artists of the Month: The Verona Quartet

“At first it was just a quagmire of unknowns.” Violist Abigail Rojansky of the Verona String Quartet is describing Milton … Continue reading

Joshua Bell and Chris Botti –Announce First Tour Together for Summer 2016

It’s a double billing of out-of-this stratosphere musicianship as two renowned Grammy winners trumpeter Chris Botti and classical violinist Joshua … Continue reading

Violinist Joshua Bell Receives Dushkin Award from Music Institute of Chicago

The Music Institute of Chicago, now in its 86th year, hosts its annual gala Wednesday, May 25 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, … Continue reading

South Korean alumni return to Jacobs School of Music to give free concert tonight

Inspired by the IU Chamber Orchestra’s tour to Seoul, South Korea, this past spring, the South Korean chapter of the … Continue reading

Alumna Tai Murray leads Europe’s first black and minority-ethnic orchestra

                    Europe’s first professional orchestra made up entirely of musicians of … Continue reading

Jacobs School Graduate to Participate in Leonidas Kavakos International Violin Masterclass

Congratulations to Jacobs School graduate, Paul Hauer, who was selected to participate in the Leonidas Kavakos International Violin Masterclass & … Continue reading

Ying Quartet Welcomes Robin Scott as First Violinist

April 15, 2015 More Information: For Media Only: Helene Snihur (585-274-1057, hsnihur@esm.rochester.edu) ROCHESTER, N.Y.–Robin Scott, an award-winning musician described as … Continue reading

David Radzynski (BM Violin ’09) Named Concertmaster of Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Jacobs alumnus David Radzynski (BM Violin ’09) was recently named as a new concertmaster of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra. During … Continue reading

Denis Brott (’71) Appointed to the Order of Canada

His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada, announced that Denis Brott has been appointed Member of … Continue reading

Jacobs School of Music mourns death of alumna Mary Whitaker

The Jacobs School of Music mourns the death of alumna Mary Whitaker, 61, who was slain on Aug. 20, 2014, … Continue reading