Monthly Archives: March 2011

Professor Steve Houghton Signs with Yamaha Drums

Jacobs Professor Steve Houghton, one of the premier drum educators in the world, who has also performed with some of … Continue reading Continue reading

Rebecca Lauer to sing at Bay Area Summer Opera Theater Institute

Rebecca Lauer, a soprano studying with Patricia Wise, will be singing the role of Nora in Riders to the Sea … Continue reading → Continue reading

Katherine Polit at Bay View Music Festival

Katherine Polit, soprano and DM student, will be singing the role of Lauretta in two operas this summer at Bay … Continue reading → Continue reading

Rachel Milligan to join Central City Opera Studio Artist Program

Rachel Milligan, MM in voice performance, will be a part of Central City Opera’s Studio Artist Program this summer. She studies … Continue reading → Continue reading

Dana Booher to join U.S. Navy Band

Saxophonist Dana Booher, a doctoral student of Otis Murphy, recently won an audition for the United States Navy Band. Booher will … Continue reading Continue reading

Stephen W. Pratt conducts Kansas All-State Band

Stephen W. Pratt, director of bands/wind conducting, conducted the 5A/6A Kansas All-State Band in Wichita, Kan., Feb. 24-26, 2011. The … Continue reading Continue reading

Hye Jung Lee places in Maria Callas Competition

Hye Jung Lee, a student of Costanza Cuccaro, won third place in the Maria Callas Competition held in Athens, Greece, March 13-20. Forty-eight female … Continue reading → Continue reading

Stephanie Benkert wins in Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition

Stephanie Benkert, soprano, won first prize in the Graduate Voice division in the Indianapolis Matinee Musicale Competition on March 5. She … Continue reading → Continue reading

Lindsay Ammann sings with Pittsburgh Opera and Wolf Trap

Lindsay Ammann, a student of Costanza Cuccaro, sang the role of Goffredo in Rinaldo with the Pittsburgh Opera last February. This summer, she … Continue reading → Continue reading

Lacy Sauter to audition for Richard Tucker Study Grant

Lacy Sauter, a student of Costanza Cuccaro, has been invited to audition for a Richard Tucker Study Grant April 21 … Continue reading → Continue reading