Category: Alumni

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

Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould (BM ’93) appointed principle 2nd violinist for the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra

Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould was recently appointed principle 2nd violinist for the Sudbury Symphony Orchestra in Ontario, Canada. She is a … Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Sara Caswell featured in “Strings” magazine

Congratulations to Jacobs alumna and jazz violinist Sara Caswell (BM’00, AD’02), who is featured on the cover of the September 2014 … Continue reading

DaXun Zhang featured on the cover of “The Strad” magazine

Double bassist DaXun Zhang is featured on the cover of The Strad magazine’s February 2014 issue. The issue celebrates a … Continue reading