Author Archives: Jacobs School of Music

Alumnus Krishna Thiagarajan named chief executive of Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Jacobs alumnus Krishna Thiagarajan has been named chief executive of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO). Thiagarajan earned both his … Continue reading

Emile Naoumoff attends the UK premiere of his Sacred Concerto for Piano and Choir

Emile Naoumoff travelled to England last week to attend the UK premiere of his Sacred Concerto for Piano and Choir, presented … Continue reading

Emile Naoumoff & Yau Cheng release new album

Gouvy: Sonatas for Piano Four Hands Emile Naoumoff & Yau Cheng   Featuring pianists Emile Naoumoff and Yau Chang, this … Continue reading

Jacobs professor inducted into Hall of Fame

By Alison Graham & Audrey Perkins   Jacobs School of Music professor and pianist Andre Watts has been inducted into … Continue reading

Menahem Pressler on the Adventure of Practicing

by Monique Mead   It was during a performance of the legendary pianist Menahem Pressler that I stopped wondering how … Continue reading

Two Pianists appear on Silvemine Artists Series

Matthew Gianforte (MM ’02, DM ’09) and Meeyoun Park,(who holds her Master’s of Music degree, Performer’s Diploma, and Doctoral degree in … Continue reading

The Jacobs School mourns the passing of alumnus Thomas Mastroianni

It is with sadness that the Jacobs School of Music shares the news of the death of pianist Thomas Mastroianni, September … Continue reading

Jacobs alumna Jasmin Arakawa (DM ’13) tenure-track appointment at the University of South Alabama

      Jasmin Arakawa (DM ’13, MM ’07) has recently been appointed Assistant Professor of Music (Piano) at the … Continue reading

Music Review: Read Gainsford

Pianist gives full measure By Peter Jacobi   “Too many notes.” That’s what a friend whispered to me as pianist … Continue reading

Piano competition names two winners

The waiting room of the Jacobs School of Music’s Ford-Crawford Hall was filled with hushed tones and small clusters of … Continue reading