Eric McCullough (MM ’12, Guitar) has been appointed an adjunct professor of music teaching classical guitar at Towson University.
Chaconne – A Baroque Recital – A new CD by faculty artist Manuel Barrueco (BM ’75, Guitar) features Barrueco’s transcriptions for the classical guitar: Suite No. 1 in G Major, one of Bach’s most transcribed cello suites; five Sonatas by Scarlatti; Suite No. VII by Weiss; and Chaconne from the D minor Partita for solo violin, one of the pinnacles of Bach’s solo instrumental compositions.
The Peabody student guitar ensemble GQGQ – juniors Young Ik Jang and David Kalwa, senior Ben Lougheed, and DMA candidate Cassidy Payne (MM ’12, Guitar) – will perform Guitar Foundation of America Symposium’s College Ensemble Showcase Concert on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 12:30 pm, at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 West 37th Street, New York, New York.
Zane Forshee (MM ’01, GPD ’03, DMA ’11, Guitar) will perform at the Library of Congress on Sept. 8 on behalf of the Fulbright Association, which presented its 2012 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the international medical humanitarian organization.
Zane Forshee (MM ’01, GPD ’03, DMA ’11) will be joining the guitar faculty of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.