Friday, December 20, 2019
Matthew Bachman ’05, ’07, ’14 didn’t begin studying music with a career in business in mind. He originally planned to go into academia. After receiving a dual undergraduate degree in piano and horn, Bachman continued at the University of Maryland for both his M.M. and D.M.A. in piano. Through a graduate assistantship in piano technology, a different career path began to emerge.
Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Chelsey Green (D.M.A. Viola '17) Appointed Associate Professor of Strings at Berklee College of Music
In her new position, Green will teach private lessons and give masterclasses at Berklee and Boston Conservatory on contemporary string arranging and career management for independent artists.
Tuesday, July 18, 2017
Baltimore County Rookie Recognition Award winner Katie Seymour (B.M.E. Voice, ‘15) discusses mentorship, critical classroom management skills, and the importance of an inclusive music curriculum.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017
Ferdinand and his choir, the Oakwood University Aeolians, earned the top title at the Choir of the World competition at the Llangollen International Musical Eisteddfod. Ferdinand, who has directed the Aeolians since 2008, was also named Outstanding Director of the World Choral Festival.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017
Joel Pierson (D.M.A. Composition '14) Is Second-Place Winner in New York Philharmonic Composition Challenge
Pierson is a second-place winner in the New York Philharmonic’s "New World" Composition Challenge for his piece, "Afternoon on a Hill." An initiative of the Philharmonic’s 175th anniversary season, the Composition Challenge invited New York City–based composers to create works that contained or referenced themes from Dvorak’s Symphony No. 9, "From the New World."
Monday, June 26, 2017
Courtney Cacopardo Ruckman (B.M. Voice, ‘08) Sings Featured Role in Premiere of Robert Paterson's "Three Way"
Ruckman appeared as Jessie in the East Coast premiere of "Three Way" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) from June 15-18, 2017. As the original interpreter of Jessie, Ruckman gave the role its world premiere earlier this year as a Nashville Opera emerging artist.