Category: Alumni

Update from Thomas Robertello

Thomas Robertello recently returned from a European tour as guest principal flutist with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra led … Continue reading

Barkada Quartet perform at the 2013 Emilia Romagna Festival in Italy

The Barkada Quartet, 2012 Fischoff Competition Grand Prize Winner, performed across Italy at the 2013 Emilia Romagna Festival this past … Continue reading

Alumna Emma Gerstein wins position with the New World Symphony

Emma Gerstein, MM Flute 2011 has won a position with the New World Symphony in Miami. The position will commence … Continue reading

Alumnus Samson Neslund works on award-winning documentary “Blood Brother”

Samson Neslund (BM ’12) recently worked as the dialogue editor on the documentary, “Blood Brother”, which premiered at the 2013 … Continue reading

Alumnus Marcus Eley’s CD “But Not Forgotten” receives rave review

Marcus Eley’s CD “But Not Forgotten” received a rave review from Steve Arloff of MusicWeb-International. Arloff stated that, “Marcus Eley … Continue reading

Alumnus Marcus Eley’s “But Not Forgotten”

As an African-American musician, clarinetist Marcus Eley says he’s in a perfect position to champion the works of African-American composers, … Continue reading

Alumna Mary Poole accepts position at Juilliard

Mary Poole, BM’11, clarinet, has recently accepted the position of administrative and ensemble manager at The Juilliard School. Previously, she … Continue reading

Alumna Briana Tarby appointed Co-Principal Oboe of United States Coast Guard Band

Oboist Briana Tarby has recently been appointed the position as the Co-Principal/Second Oboe of the United States Coast Guard Band … Continue reading

Alumna Jennifer Berg appointed English Horn with the San Antonio Symphony

Congratulations ton Jennifer Berg (BM 09), who was recently appointed as English Horn with the San Antonio Symphony. A San … Continue reading

Emma Gerstein wins principal flute in Lexington

Emma Gerstein, MM’11, flute, won the principal flute position with the Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky. She studied with Thomas Robertello.