Washington Garcia Reply

Washington Garcia (MM ’98, DMA ’03, Piano) performed at the National Recital Hall in Taipei, Taiwan; debuted with the Austin Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Peter Bay (MM ’80, Instrumental Conducting); and was appointed assistant director of the School of Music at Texas State University San Marcos. In March, he performed solo recitals and taught master classes at the Casa de la Música in Quito, Ecuador, and the Olev Roots Hall at the National Conservatory of Music in Bogota, Colombia.

Andrea Casarrubios Reply

Andrea Casarrubios (BM ’11, Cello) is current pursuing a Master of Music in cello performance at USC with Ralph Kirshbaum. She was awarded the first prize at the American Fine Arts Concerto competition, which will have a winners’ concert on October 6 at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall. She was awarded the cello prize of the Juventudes Musicales of Madrid.