Mark G. Meadows Appointed Adjunct Assistant Professor of Jazz at the Shenandoah Conservatory Reply

MeadowsMark G. Meadows (BM ’11, GPD ’13, Jazz Piano; KSAS BA ’11, Psychology) has been appointed adjunct assistant professor of jazz at the Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Va., beginning August 2017. Meadows will teach jazz piano majors and jazz repertoire and collaborating with Shenandoah Conservatory faculty and staff.

Take 5! Irene Jalenti Quartet Plays Thelonious Monk Reply

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Photo courtesy of Alessandro Mari

Vocalist Irene Jalenti (BM ’14, Jazz Voice) and her quartet present a concert dedicated to the music of jazz icon Thelonius Monk. Known for his signature improvisational style, many of Monk’s compositions are part of the jazz canon. Join them as they celebrate the centennial year of this legendary pianist by performing fresh arrangements of Monk’s most influential melodies Thursday, June 15, 2017, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.