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 Continue reading

Inaugural class of Jazz Alumni Hall of Fame inducted

By Maia Rabenold In 1950, the big bang of jazz education began. At least that’s what Tom Walsh, the chair … Continue reading Continue reading

Laura Wilde, a Member of the Lyric Opera’s Ryan Opera Center, is Featured in the ESO’s Season Finale Concerts April 30 & May 1

20 April 2016 Soprano Laura Wilde, a member of the Chicago Lyric Opera’s Ryan Opera Center, is featured in the … Continue reading Continue reading

The Soprano Ailyn Pérez Wins Beverly Sills Artist Award

APRIL 7, 2016 The soprano Ailyn Pérez has won this year’s Beverly Sills Artist Award, which offers a $50,000 prize … Continue reading Continue reading

Soprano Ailyn Pérez Named as Recipient of Metropolitan Opera’s 11th Annual Beverly Sills Artist Award

NEWS 7 APRIL 2016 Award for young singers carries a $50,000 prize, the largest of its kind in the United … Continue reading 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 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 Continue reading

The queen is dead: a new generation of the anti-diva

By ARYA ROSHANIAN April 4, 2016 in Columns, Lifestyle Yesterday, the Metropolitan Opera announced that famed soprano Kathleen Battle would return … Continue reading Continue reading

Alumnus Christopher Aud sound designer on Oscar-winning film

Congratulations to Christopher Aud, sound designer on the film Mad Max: Fury Road, which won Oscars for Best Sound Editing … Continue reading Continue reading

First Presbyterian Santa Barbara Appoints Organist

Kevin Rose, MM 1998, has been appointed organist of First Presbyterian Church of Santa Barbara where he is in command … Continue reading Continue reading