Soprano Huanhuan Ma, a GPD candidate in the studio of Phyllis Bryn-Julson, won second place in the International Madama Butterfly Competition, held in Nagasaki, Japan.
Hans Kristian Goldstein (BM ’10, Cello), as one of the recipients of the Salon de Virtuosi Award, played works for cello with faculty member Clinton Adams on Oct. 12 in Steinway Hall in New York City, which aired on WQXR. He also won third prize at the Ljunggren Competition for Young Musicians in Gothenburg, Sweden. On Feb. 16, Goldstein will have his concerto debut with the Trondheim Symphony Orchestra in Norway.
As the audio engineer for the NPR Music “Project Song” installment on Moby, Neil Tevault (BM ’98, Trombone, Recording Arts) won an Emmy Award in the category of New Approaches to News and Documentary Programming: Arts, Lifestyle, and Culture. The 32nd Annual News and Documentary Emmys were presented on September 26.
Matt Gould (BM ’91, Guitar) has been appointed to the faculty of Cambrian College in Ontario, Canada.
DMA candidate Chen Zhangyi (MM ’10, Composition) conducted the Japanese premiere of his orchestral work Rain Tree with the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at the Asian Music Festival 2011 this summer. Prior to that, Rain Tree was read by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Marin Alsop.