Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, conducted her students in a harp ensemble at the Camac Harp Festival on November 5. They gave the world premiere of Evan Meier’s Variations on an Antique Theme, which she commissioned for them for the event.
Jacqueline Pollauf’s (BM ’06, Harp; MM ’07, Harp Pedagogy) arrangement of five songs by Gabriel Fauré has just been published through Vanderbilt Music. Originally written for voice and piano, Clair de Lune, Adieu, Les Berceaux, Serenade Toscane, and Après une Réve are here arranged for harp and voice. Both print and digital versions are available through vanderbiltmusic.com.
Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, recently performed a concert with soprano Renée Fleming.
Jordan Thomas (BM ’13, MM ’15, Harp) was named the League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association’s 2017-18 Civic Scholar. He is currently the principal harpist for the the Civic Orchestra of Chicago.
Anastasia Pike (MM ’07, Harp), a former student of Jeanne Chalifoux, presented a workshop at the American Harp Society’s Summer Institute in Northfield, Minn. Pike also gave a recital as part of her harp and voice duo, the Élan Ensemble.