Category: Student

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

BBC Young Musician winner Callum Smart releases second album

Callum Smart will release La Voix in March 2016 on the record label Orchid Classics. Featuring music from French composers … Continue reading

Zorá String Quartet wins First Prize at 2015 Young Concert Artists International Auditions

The string quartet was one of six artists to receive the New York prize, which includes concert opportunities and management … Continue reading

Jenna Barghouti joins Houston Symphony community-embedded musicians initiative

Violinist Jenna Barghouti, a student of Jorja Fleezanis, is one of four string musicians recruited by the Houston Symphony to … 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

The Jacobs School Zorá and Azalea Quartets receive awards at 69th Annual Coleman Chamber Competition

Congratulations to two quartets from the Jacobs School, who were awarded two out of three prizes from the 69th Annual … Continue reading

Stamitz Viola Concerto Competition Winners Announced

Congratulations to Gabriel Polycarpo, winner of Stamitz Viola Concerto Competition!  He is a student of Edward Gazouleas. The runner-up is … Continue reading

Samuel Loeck wins Koussevitsky Bass Concerto Competition

Congratulations to Samuel Loeck, student of Bruce Bransby for winning the Koussevitsky Bass Concerto Competition!  The runner –up was Kaelan Decman, … Continue reading

Rachell Wong named one of the winners in the Heida Hermanns International String Competition

Winners Announced in 2014 Heida Hermanns International String Competition Xiao Wang, violinist from China, is the winner of the 2014 … Continue reading

Lawrence P. Hurst Medal in Double Bass awarded to Kurt Riecken

Jacobs School student Kurt Riecken is the second recipient of the Lawrence P. Hurst Medal in Double Bass. The annual … Continue reading