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).
On November 11, Christine Niehaus (BM ‘72, MM ‘73, Piano) performed the original score by John Stepan Zamecnik in a performance of the silent film “Wings,” the first film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture. This was sponsored by The American Film Institute in Silver Springs, Md.
Longtime Preparatory faculty member Frances Cheng Koors (BM ’69, MM ’72, Piano), who also served as chair of the Piano Department, died on January 31. There will be a viewing Thursday, February 8, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm with a brief service following at 2:00 pm at Donaldson Funeral Home, Route 175, Odenton.