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.
Graduate students Natalie Groom and Ieseul Yoen are living and working at Collington Continuing Care Retirement Community for the academic year. Over the course of their residency, the musicians hope to highlight works by diverse composers and strengthen this intergenerational partnership by programming educational workshops and cultivating deeper interactions.
Meet Oculus [Five], the UMD School of Music's new Fellowship Woodwind Quintet. As a newly formed quintet, its members look forward to developing professional and personal relationships within the School of Music and with their audiences through outreach performances in the DMV area and on campus over the next two years.
Martha Randall recognized for excellence in the classroom with university-wide teaching award.