Frank Donaldson Reelected to Chicago Federation of Musicians Board of DirectorsAdjunct percussion instructor Frank Donaldson was recently reelected to this third three-year term on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Federation of Musicians.
Sebastian Huydts featured in 8th Latino Music FestivalMusic faculty member Sebastian Huydts to perform piano music from Spain and Argentina in concert on October 10.
Francisco Castillo Trigueros' work featured in Scientific AmericanMusic staff member and adjunct instructor Francisco Castillo Trigueros' recent collaborative work was featured in an article in Scientific American on September 3.
New Work by James Kimo Williams to Premier at Brooklyn Academy of Music A new composition by James Kimo Williams, commissioned by the New York string ensemble ETHEL, will premiere at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in October.
Music Faculty Perform at International Jazz FestivalDepartment Chair, Richard Dunscomb, and faculty members Bill Boris and Bobbi Wilsyn performed at the Pescara Jazz Festival in Pescara, Italy.
Marcos Balter Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship for CompositionMarcos Balter was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship on April 10 for his work in composition.
Rosita Sands to Serve on National Arts SubcommitteeDr. Sands has been selected to serve on the Common Core, Grades 13-14, Subcommittee of Writers for the next generation of the National Standards in the Arts.
Music Students Awarded at Notre Dame Jazz FestivalThe Fusion Ensemble performed at the Notre Dame Collegiate Jazz Festival on March 2.
Alumnus Morgan Krauss Wins International Composition PrizeMorgan Krauss (BMus 2012) took first prize at the International Young Composers Meeting.
Philip Seward Chosen as Finalist in National Chamber Opera CompetitionPhilip Seward's opera, How to Date a Coloratura, was selected as a Chamber Opera Competition finalist.