Category: Student

Oboist Gabe Young receives rave review in Washington Post

The Washington Post A joyful evening of Wagner and Mahler from young maestros By Patrick Rucker July 26, 2015 In … Continue reading

Jacobs sophomore Gabe Young to perform at Kennedy Center Saturday, July 25

Originally published July 24, 2015. Oboist Gabe Young, a student of Linda Strommen, has been named the winner of the … Continue reading

IU Wind Ensemble to perform at national college wind band convention

The Indiana University Wind Ensemble will perform at the College Band Directors National Association national conference in Nashville, Tenn., this … Continue reading


Level of performance is rewardingly high By Peter Jacobi   The compositions chosen, five in number, were fewer and, for … Continue reading

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

Student Update: Jessica Stewart, flutist wins first prize in Alexander & Buono Competition

Jessica Stewart has been chosen as a first prize winner in the Alexander & Buono Competition for flute in New … Continue reading

Student Update: Pei-San Chiu wins Principal Flute of the Lexington Philharmonic

Pei-San Chiu has won the Principal Flute position with the Lexington Philharmonic. She is a third-year DM student of Thomas … Continue reading

Music Review: IU Wind Ensemble

Musicians excel in season opener By Peter Jacobi Conductor Stephen Pratt frequently chooses the far more intimate Auer Hall for … 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

Kenari Quartet wins (again!) at the Arriaga Chamber Music Competition

Just a few weeks following¬†its win at the Plowman chamber music competition, the¬† Kenari Quartet (Bob Eason, Durand Jones, Steven … Continue reading