Michael Delfin, a double degree student in piano and history, tied for second prize in the XVII Chautauqua Piano Competition at the Chautauqua Music Festival in New York. He studies with Boris Slutsky at Peabody.
Julian Gargiulo (MM ’97, Piano) was invited to perform on Italian national television channel Rai Uno. Gargiulo performed his own transcription of a Piazzolla work and an original composition on Paolo Limiti’s show.
Senior Kathryn Ledwell, a piano student of Yong Hi Moon, was the recipient of the 2012 Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Scholarship of $5,000. Golden Key is an organization with chapters at universities throughout the world. The Johns Hopkins chapter is comprised of students in the top 15% of their class. The award was to recognize academics, leadership, and service.
Junior Jennifer Nicole Campbell, a piano student of Brian Ganz, recently competed as a finalist in the 6th New York International Piano Competition, sponsored by the Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. Campbell will appear in select concerts on the East Coast this coming year.
Graduate Performance Diploma candidate I-Wen Wang, who studies piano with Benjamin Pasternack, made her China debut in June and as a soloist performing Shostakovich’s Piano Concerto No.2 with the Hunan Symphony Orchestra in Changsha, Hunan Province, People’s Republic of China. This trip was sponsored by the Department of Cultural Affairs of Taipei City and the Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan).