Julian Gargiulo (MM ’97, Piano) recently shot an episode of the hit TV series House Hunters International, which followed his move from New York to Athens (although, most recently, he has now relocated to Paris). It will air on November 1 at 10:30 pm on the Home & Garden channel.
Gargiulo’s recent concert in Ridgewood, CA received praise in The News Review.
Chad R. Bowles (MM ’05, GPD ’07, Piano), chair of the Piano Department at Peabody Preparatory, will release a CD featuring the Chopin and Liszt B Minor Sonatas in late 2013. Other future projects include a second volume of Haydn Sonatas, as well as a recital of music by Beethoven, Brahms, York Bowen, and Chopin.
Peter Sirotin (GPD ’97, Violin; GPD ’99, Chamber Music) has been appointed concertmaster for the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, after serving as associate concertmaster since 2002.
Ellynne Brice Davis (BM ’68, Voice) is the author of a new childrens book, Halloween Fright On A Chesapeake Night. The project is a collaborative effort with fellow retired teachers Joyce Judd, illustrator, and Myra Raspa, Editor-in-Chief. The book, aimed at pre-school children, tells the story of a trio of black cats, and includes a song and guide to making a black-cat hand puppet.
Here’s to You! This Holiday Season!: Christmas Favorites on Violin & Piano– Yvette Devereaux (MM ’90, Conducting) records holiday selections released by Batonic Records.