Monthly Archives: May 2013

Dan Carson wins principal bass with Alabama Symphony

Congratulations to Dan Carson, a student of Bruce Bransby, who recently won the audition for principal bass of the Alabama … Continue reading Continue reading

Roger Kalia appointed Assistant Conductor of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

The Charlotte Symphony and Music Director Christopher Warren- Green have named Jacobs School student Roger Kalia as the Orchestra’s new … Continue reading Continue reading

DiOrio’s Choral Music Performed in China / Hong Kong

Choral conducting faculty member Dominick DiOrio recently had his original choral work “Ode to Purcell” performed by the Yale Glee … Continue reading Continue reading

Brenda Brenner is Quarterfinalist in first-ever Grammy Music Educator award

Congratulations to Brenda Brenner, Associate Professor of Music (Music Education), who has been chosen as one of 217 music educators … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumna Ann Fink hired by St. Louis Symphony Orchestra

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced its four new hires on Monday. Violinist and Jacobs alumna Ann Fink will join … Continue reading Continue reading

Jacobs alumnus Abrey Allicock is featured in this month’s Opera News

Jacobs alumnus Abrey Allicock is featured in this month’s Opera News and is interviewed by Paul Driscoll about performing the … Continue reading Continue reading

Violinist Timothy Kantor is featured as “Young Artist-in-Residence” on “Performance Today,” with collaborative pianist Clare Longendyke

Violinist Timothy Kantor, a doctoral student studying with Mark Kaplan, is featured as “Young Artist-in-Residence” this week (May 20-24) by American Public … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumna Melanie Diener receives rave review for “Tristan und Isolde”

Alumna Melanie Diener, a former student of Carlos Montane, recently received a rave review in the May 2013 issue of … Continue reading Continue reading

Sang Mi Ahn’s composition to be performed at ICMC 2013

Sang Mi Ahn’s “Convergence” (for alto saxophone and electronics) was accepted for performance at the 2013 International Computer Music Conference … Continue reading Continue reading

Kenari Quartet wins Silver Medal at the Fischoff Chamber Music Competition

Congratulations to the Kenari Quartet (Robert Eason, soprano saxophone: Durand Jones, alto saxophone; Corey Dundee, tenor saxophone; and Steven Banks, … Continue reading Continue reading