Artist Diploma candidate Ronaldo Rolim (BM ’10, Piano) was awarded the second prize and the special prize for the best performance of a work by Debussy in the International Piano Competition of San Marino.
On Oct. 19-21, Daniel Schlosberg (BM ’00, MM ’01, Piano) curated and performed in the third annual Baltimore Lieder Weekend, to be held at An die Musik, 409 North Charles Street. Baritone Ryan De Ryke (MM ’02, AD ’04, Voice), soprano Samantha Malk, and JHU history professor Peter Jelavich also participated. The theme this year will be Cabaret/Kabarett.
Joseph Satava (BM ’97, DMA ’06, Piano) was recently appointed to the faculty of Shepherd University and, in January, will serve as Distinguished Resident Artist in Piano at Baldwin Wallace University Conservatory of Music, teaching applied piano and giving weekly master classes. On Nov. 17, Joseph Satava will join the New Prism Ensemble to premiere works of composer R. A. Baker and marks the official release of Sharp Edges, the compact disc recording featuring Satava and the ensemble. The concert will take place at 2640 Space.
Mark Lanz Weiser (BM ’91, Piano; MM ’93, Composition) recently had his Moments Musicale for Alto Saxophone and Piano featured at the 2012 World Saxophone Congress held in St. Andews, Scotland. The performance given July 14 was by saxophonist David Stambler (MM ’93, Saxophone) and pianist Hannah Creviston. Other recent performances include: Triptych for chamber ensemble, performed October, ’11 by the University of Southern California’s Contemporary Music Ensemble, Donald Crockett, music director; Kegelstatt Funk performed by the Kegekstatt Trio in February, ‘12; and Three Bollywood Dances given multiple performances throughout the US by the Helix Collective.
Hye-Yeon Park (DMA ’11, Piano), a student of Yong Hi Moon, was recently appointed as assistant professor of piano at University of Nevada Reno. She will begin this full-time tenure-track appointment in the fall of 2012 and will be a frequent performer at the UNR Music Department’s Argenta Concert Series. Park and cellist Dmitri Atapine record an album, Lowell Liebermann, featuring Liebermann’s works for cello and piano.