Martin Sher (BM ’96, Violin) has been named senior vice president for artistic planning and programs for the New World Symphony. Sher will have a number of responsibilities in this role, including direct work with Artistic Director Michael Tilson Thomas.
On Sunday, December 9, the London Symphony Orchestra presented Leonard Bernstein’s Candide featuring faculty artists Marin Alsop, conducting, and Garnett Bruce, stage director. This was a semi-staged performance in Barbican Hall in London, England.
James Young (DMA ’14, Composition), Tyrone Page (BM ’16, MM ’18 Saxophone; BM ’16, Music Education), and Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Computer Music) released an album, “True Fluorescent Skeleton” in October on Ehse Records. The album was reviewed by Kevin Baldwin on I Care If You Listen, and it is currently available on Band Camp.
Matthew Minhyuk Kim (GPD ’08, Trumpet) received a Global Music Award silver medal for outstanding achievement for The Limitations of a Trumpet as an instrumentalist. Global Music Awards helps to launch the careers of outstanding emerging musicians from around the world.