Juliet McComas (BM ’71, MM ’74, Piano) recently released her CD “A Musical Retrospective.” The two-disc set covers a broad spectrum of music including many favorite pieces from past and present studies. It is available on CD Baby, as well as Amazon, iTunes and similar sites.
Susan Zhang (GPD ’18, Piano), who studied with Boris Slutsky, was featured on WYPR on “On the Record.” The segment, called “Taking the Show on the Road,” features Zhang talking about her Concert Truck which is a mobile recital hall that delivers free classical music concerts to audiences in unexpected locations. Zhang and the Concert Truck were also featured on Voice of America, in a story by Faiza Elmasry. In this story, Zhang is interviewed about how the truck got started and what it does today. Finally, Zhang spoke on a panel about the music business, alongside faculty artist Wendel Patrick, on the Great Talk Series.
Alumna Beatrice Long (MM ’88, AD ’92, Piano) joined the Music Conservatory of Brooklyn College CUNY as a faculty member. She was invited to perform at the 90th Anniversary Gala Concert of Music Educators Association of New Jersey at Drew University in April. On July 28, she will play Beethoven Emperor Concerto at the opening concert of Mozart Festival in San Antonio, Texas. From July 31 to August 12, Long will be teaching and performing at the InterHarmony festival in Sulzbach-Rosenberg, Bavaria Germany.
Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano) recently performed small ensemble works by Lindberg, Thorvaldsdottir, Ogonek, and Sam Adams on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s MusicNOW series, conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen. This concert was the final concert in the season and received a glowing review.
DMA candidate Sun-A Park, piano, won first place in the 2018 Serge and Olga Koussevitzky Young Artist Award. She received a cash prize and a recital at the Musicians Club of New York’s Concert Series. The award ceremony took place at the Musician’s Club of New York’s Eighth Annual Joseph H. Conlin Benefit Gala, on Saturday, May 5 at 6:00 pm. Park and the other winners performed at this gala as well.