Monthly Archives: July 2012

Hornist Peggy Moran appointed to faculty at University of Central Oklahoma

Peggy Moran, a DM horn student of Jeff Nelsen, has been appointed assistant professor of horn and theory at the University of … Continue reading Continue reading

Justin Polyblank wins saxophone chair in “Pershing’s Own”

Justin Polyblank, baritone saxophonist in the Barkada Saxophone Quartet, won the alto saxophone chair in the U.S. Army “Pershing’s Own” Ceremonial … Continue reading Continue reading

Jonathan Godfrey invited performer in Boston Guitar Festival

Jonathan Godfrey, DM student, was invited by Elliot Fisk to perform in June’s Boston Guitar Festival.  Godfrey performed his piece that won last year’s first … Continue reading Continue reading

Guitarists Rodrigo Almeida and Daniel Duarte win in competitions

The Villa Guitar Duo, consisting of grad students Rodrigo Almeida and Daniel Duarte, recently won first prize at the Southern Illinois … Continue reading Continue reading

Christina Hartke-Towell receives Kentucky Governor’s Arts Award

Alumnus Christina Hartke-Towell is the 2012 recipient of the Education Award for the Kentucky Governor’s Award in the Arts. She and … Continue reading Continue reading

Larchmere String Quartet appointed faculty at University of Evansville and principal of the Evansville Philharmonic

As the Larchmere String Quartet, violinist Tim Kantor and violist Rose Wollman–both DM students in the Jacobs School–violinist Sun-Hye Oh, and cellist … Continue reading Continue reading

Leslie Manfredo appointed to Illinois State faculty

After teaching choral and general music in the public schools of Tennessee and Illinois for 23 years at every grade … Continue reading Continue reading

Mezzo-soprano Nadine Weissmann makes Bayreuth debut

Mezzo-soprano Nadine Weissmann, MM’99, PD’00, will be making her Bayreuth debut next summer as Erda in both Das Rheingold and Siegfried–from Wagner’s … Continue reading → Continue reading

Jesse McQuarters receives Swedish-American grant

Radio producer and Jacobs alumnus Jesse McQuarters, BSOF, AS ’03, will travel to Sweden in August and September 2012 on an award … Continue reading Continue reading

Kyle Glaser appointed to band faculty at Texas State University-San Marcos

Alumnus Kyle Glaser, DM’12, was recently appointed to the faculty of Texas State University-San Marcos as associate director of bands. He … Continue reading Continue reading