Faculty artist Joseph Young (AD ’09, Conducting) will be the resident conductor for the 2018 National Youth Orchestra of the USA’s three-week training program in July of 2018. The orchestra is made up of 106 musicians aged 16-19 from 28 states and Puerto Rico, and were chosen through a rigorous and highly competitive audition process. The residency will be at Purchase College, SUNY, in New York. In addition to conducting, Young will lead master classes, chamber music readings, and seminars with the other faculty leading up to the orchestra’s tour in Asia.
A sought-after soloist hailed for her “remarkable intelligence, musicality, and sense of insight,” Judith Ingolfsson has been appointed to the violin faculty at the Peabody Conservatory of the Johns Hopkins University. Her Duo Ingolfsson-Stoupel will visit campus several times as Guest Artists in the 2018-19 academic year and Ingolfsson will begin studio teaching at Peabody in the fall 2019 semester. More…
Shu-Ting Yao (MM ’06, Violin) will perform at An Die Musik in Baltimore on Saturday, March 31, at 2:00 pm. She will appear with her trio, the Yao-Honigberg-Yungen Trio. Together, they will play music by Schubert and Mendelssohn.
Faculty artists Miles Brown, jazz, and Courtney Orlando, director of Now Hear This, will be performing at Carnegie Hall on Friday, March 16, at 7:30 in Zankel Hall. They will perform with their ensemble Alarm Will Sound and feature the music of György Ligeti. In August, Brown will also be giving a presentation and recital at the 6th European Biennial Double Bass Congress and Festival in Lucca, Italy. Brown will present on improvisation strategies over pedal points in jazz standards.
Adjunct faculty Mónica López-González, musicology, is participating as a Salzburg Global Fellow of the Salzburg Global Seminar during Session 593: “The Shock of the New: Arts, Technology and Making Sense of the Future.” She was also invited to write an op-ed, “A Scientist-Artist’s Address to Today’s Future,” as a part of the seminar.