Scott Foglesong (’74, Piano), who is the chair of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music’s Music Theory and Musicianship Department, will perform in the Conservatory’s Faculty Artist Series on Sunday, Jan. 27, at 2:00 pm. He will perform works by Mendelssohn, Schumann, Brahms, Debussy, and Scriabin.
Julian Gargiulo (MM ’97, Piano) will perform on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 7:30 pm, at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. The program will be a combination of classical repertoire, tango transcriptions, and original compositions.
Soprano Kimberly Christie (MM ’12, Voice) is an Artist-In-Residence with the Long Island Choral Society this season, and she will sing in the Mozart Requiem on March 10.
Benita Slater (PC ’91, Saxophone; BM ’91, Music Education) recently received a patent for her Twist-n-Tune or TNT. (patent #US8,283,540B2), a simple device which is a huge innovation for the saxophone. The TNT is screwed onto the saxophone and played and twisted until the instrument is in tune and the mouthpiece isn’t touched. It took over two years to get the patent and she is now sending it to companies and exploring options of production and distribution. Slater teaches special needs students.
Alumna Beatrice Long (MM ’88, AD ’92, Piano) performs works by Mozart, Messiaen, Assai, Arensky, Liszt, and Robert Schumann selections of four-hand music in a NY piano duo concert with her sister Christina Long, presented by American Liszt Society NY/NJ Chapter and Yamaha Artist Services, on Jan. 11 at 8:00 pm at the Yamaha Piano Salon, 689 Fifth Avenue @ 54th street, NE, 3rd Fl., New York, NY.