Simeone Tartaglione (GPD ’09, Conducting) has written Teresa Procaccini, Una Vita Per La Musica, which has been published in Italian by EDIPAN, Rome. Procaccini is a composer whose productions over the last 50 years have delivered several masterpieces for symphonic, opera, chamber, and solo repertoires. These works have been successfully performed around the world in more than 10,000 performances. To get more information about Procaccini and Tartaglione’s book, visit www.edipan.com. The English translation should be completed in a year.
MM candidate Gemma New, from Wellington, New Zealand, was named one of three winners of the 2010 International Conducting Workshop and Competition held in January in Macon, Ga.
Case Scaglione, who studied conducting at Peabody with Gustav Meier and Markand Thakar, was named the 2011 Solti Fellow by the Solti Foundation U.S., and became an assistant conductor of the New York Philharmonic last September. He was previously music director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra in Los Angeles.
Grant Gilman (BM ’04, Violin; MM ’06, Conducting) was appointed director of orchestras at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Va. Gilman also holds the position of associate music director with the Round Rock Symphony Orchestra in Round Rock, Texas, and is currently finishing his doctoral studies at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, where he is a student of Mark Gibson.
Matt Gould (BM ’91, Guitar) has been appointed to the faculty of Cambrian College in Ontario, Canada.