Music theory faculty member Joshua Fishbein, who studied piano at the Preparatory with Carol Prochazka, has two upcoming premieres. The first is of his Judeo-Islamic interfaith composition Allahu Echad (God is One) in Hebrew and Arabic. The piece, for choir and violin, will be performed on Saturday, March 3, at 7:30 pm at Augsburg University in Minneapolis, Minn., and again on Sunday, March 4, at 4:00 pm, at Adath Jeshurun Congregation Synagogue in Minnetonka, Minn. Both of these events will be live streamed, and are presented by the National Lutheran Choir. The premiere of Fishbein’s To the Thawing Wind will be performed at the National Presbyterian Church in Washington, D.C., on March 4, at 5:00 pm. This concert is presented by the Washington Master Chorale, and it will feature Marlissa Hudson (MM ’01, Voice).
Lisa Rehwoldt (MM ’91, DMA ‘96, Piano) and Lisa Cella (MM ’91, GPD ‘93, Flute) will give a recital of American music from Bernstein, Corigliano, Porter, and Copland. The concert will occur on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at 4:00 pm. It will take place at Howard County Community College in Columbia, Md, as a part of the Faculty Concert Series.
Jennifer Nicole Campbell (BM ’14, MM ’15, Piano) was interviewed by West Chester Radio’s Art Watch.
The Poulenc Trio – Bryan Young (BM ’96, Bassoon); Preparatory faculty artist Irina Kaplan Lande, piano; and Liang Wang, oboe – has a new album currently available for pre-release. Trains of Thought will be fully released on February 16. The album features music by Poulenc and Jean Françaix, arrangements of music by Shostakovich, Rossini, and a world premiere recording of Trains of Thought by Viet Cuong (BM ’11, MM ’12, Composition).