Dr. Haggh-Huglo is one of seven fellows joining the Yale ISM interdisciplinary community. ISM Fellows in Sacred Music, Worship, and the Arts are scholars, religious leaders, or artists at all career stages whose work is in or is turning toward the fields of sacred music, liturgical/ritual studies, or religion and the arts. (External Link)
Robin is winner in the op-ed category for his piece in The New Yorker, “Colin Kaepernick and the Radical Uses of the 'Star‑Spangled Banner.'” The article discusses the history of the “Star-Spangled Banner” and argues that it has been used as an anthem of dissent since its creation. (External link)
Aaron LaVere is the principal trombonist with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, and David Perkel is the lead trombonist with the United States Navy Band “Commodores."
As part of an ongoing dedication to cultivating and performing new work, the Maryland Opera Studio (MOS) and the Artist Partner Program of The Clarice at the University of Maryland announce the second annual Opera Composition Contest for a new work reading to be performed by the singers of the MOS. The MOS and The Clarice seek proposals from composers for a $5,000 commissioning award for a February 2018 premiere. The reading will be recorded and winning composer will have an opportunity to receive feedback from artistic team, performers and audience members as appropriate. Proposals due May 15, 2017.