Vivian Adelberg Rudow (TC ’57, BM ’60, Piano; MM ’79, Composition) is a member of the Recording Academy and a voting member of the Grammys. She has also been an ASCAP award winner every year for 29 years. Her music has been heard all over the world, including these recent radio broadcasts: More…
Sahun (Sam) Hong (GPD ’15, Piano; MM ’17, Piano Performance) received second prize in the International Beethoven Competition Vienna 2017 in Vienna, Austria. The competition took place at the Vienna Musikverein where Mr. Hong had the privilege of performing in the Goldener Saal and Brahms-Saal.
Michael Maliakel (BM ’13 Voice) and Sorab Wadia, (BM ’93 Piano, MM ’95 Piano) are both in the world-premiere of Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding – a musical based on her 2001 hit film of the same name. Mr. Maliakel has a lead role as Hemant and Mr. Wadia has a supporting role as CL Chawla. The performances are held at Berkeley Repertory Theater through July 9, 2017.
Piano faculty artist Boris Slutsky will be a guest artist for the Southeastern Piano Festival in June in Columbia, S.C. He will present a master class featuring University of South Carolina piano students on Tuesday, June 20, at 4:00 pm; a lecture on Thursday, June 22, at 10:00 am, and an open discussion with Vadym Kholodenko on June 22, at 4:00 pm. Mr. Slutsky and alumnus Washington Garcia (MM ’98, DMA ’03, Piano) will serve on the Arthur Fraser International Piano Competition jury on Friday, June 23.