Fall brings four world premiere performances for Oscar Bettison Reply

bettison_oscar_232980103x Works for the Talea Ensemble, The Berkley Symphony, Cologne-based Ensemble musikFabrik, and master of the recorder Susanna Borsch by faculty artist Oscar Bettison are set to premiere this fall from New York to the Netherlands. Read the announcement from Boosey & Hawkes below for more information and concert details.


New Works by Oscar Bettison – Boosey & Hawkes

Michael Rickelton Composition on New CD Reply

Michael Rickelton

Michael Rickelton (MM ’10, Composition) was recently featured as a composer on Pacific Chorale’s John Alexander Singers newly released CD American Voices on Delos Records. It is the world premiere recording of his setting of Dana Gioia’s Pentecost, alongside works by Morten Lauridsen, Eric Whitacre, Norman Dello Joio, Dale Warland, John Muehleisen, Joseph Gregorio and John Orfe. Rickelton is currently a DMA student of Michael Hersch.

Devon Borowski Wins Travel Grant Reply

Devon BorowskiDevon Borowski, a master’s musicology student, was awarded a grant from the Eileen Southern Travel Fund of the American Musicological Society. This grant, administered by the AMS Committee on Cultural Diversity, is dedicated to supporting student travel to the Society’s Annual Meeting, which will be held this year in Milwaukee in November.

Leon Fleisher Releases New CD Reply

Fleisher in his studioFaculty artist Leon Fleisher’s newly released CD All the Things You Are was lauded in The New Yorker in an article,The Classical Cloud, by Alex Ross. Ross praises Fleisher’s musicianship of “magisterial powers” and his virtuosic left-hand piano playing. The full article can be found here: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/09/08/classical-cloud

All the Things You Are can be found on Bridge Records label.