French guitar phenomenon and author of “In the Black Box, Technique(s) of the Classical Guitar” Thomas Viloteau will join the Peabody Conservatory guitar faculty beginning in fall 2019.
Alumna Beatrice Long (MM ’88, AD ’92, Piano) joined the Music Conservatory of Brooklyn College CUNY as a faculty member. She was invited to perform at the 90th Anniversary Gala Concert of Music Educators Association of New Jersey at Drew University in April. On July 28, she will play Beethoven Emperor Concerto at the opening concert of Mozart Festival in San Antonio, Texas. From July 31 to August 12, Long will be teaching and performing at the InterHarmony festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria Germany.
Master’s candidate Jordan Prescott, organ, won the Sixteenth Annual International Organ Competition at West Chester University. The final competition took place on Saturday, May 19 at West Chester University.
Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano) recently performed small ensemble works by Lindberg, Thorvaldsdottir, Ogonek, and Sam Adams on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. This concert was the final concert in the season and received a glowing review.
Todd Craven (GPD ’18, Orchestral Conducting) has been appointed assistant conductor of the Buffalo Philharmonic. The position will commence in the Fall of 2018.