MM candidate Hanol Lee, a flute student of Emily Skala, won the Baltimore Music Club Competition for winds in the senior age category. She will perform at the winner’s recital on Sunday, Apr. 3 at 3:00 pm at the Peabody Preparatory, Towson, Md.
Junior Robert Sirois, a bassoon student of Philip Kolker, won the Baltimore Music Club Competition for winds in the student age category. He will perform at the winner’s recital on Sunday, Apr. 3 at 3:00 pm at the Peabody Preparatory, Towson, Md.
Andrew Talle, currently on sabbatical from the Musicology Department, has been appointed one of the first Gilman Scholars—recipients of a new distinction recognizing the best of the best at The Johns Hopkins University.
University taps 17 as inaugural Gilman Scholars, The JHU Gazette, 3/14/11
GPD candidate Petrit Çeku, a student of Manuel Barrueco, won the 2011 Schadt String Competition for Classical Guitar in Allentown, Pa., on Mar. 7. He will perform on Mar. 10 and 11, 2012, with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra. Benjamin Beirs (BM ’06, Guitar; MM ’07, Guitar Pedagogy; GPD ’09, Guitar) took second place. Judges for the competition were William Kanengiser, Sergio Assad, and Diane Wittry.
Freshman Jennifer Campbell won the Music Teacher’s National Association Young Artist Composition Competition in Delaware. Her composition for violin and piano, Only the Beginning, was also given an Honorable Mention at the MTNA Eastern Division level, which consisted of 13 states.