Faculty artist Boris Slutsky, piano, will featured in Mozart’s Piano Concerto, No. 21 with the Reading Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, January 27, at 7:30 pm, in Pennsylvania. The concert will celebrate Mozart’s 262nd birthday and includes Mozart’s Overture to Don Giovanni and Mozart’s Symphony No. 39.
Michael Sheppard (BM ’98, MM ’00, GPD ’03, Piano) will be featured with the Columbia Orchestra for Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 on Saturday, January 27, at 7:30 pm at the Jim Rouse Theatre in Columbia, Md. Also on the program is Brahms’ Symphony No. 2 and Deadlock by Ruby Fulton (DMA ’09, Composition).
Faculty artist Wendel Patrick shared a story about being inspired by André Watts (AD ’72, Piano) in WYPR’s Stories from The Stoop.
Andréa Picard Boecker (MM ’08, Violin) and Clara Christian (MM ’08, Piano) will be performing at College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Missouri. On Tuesday, January 23, at 7:30 pm, the two will perform their concert called Music for Violin & Piano from Northern Europe, featuring music by Grieg, Sibelius, Barkauskas, Bruch, Prokofiev, and Sinding. Boecker also recently gave a master class at Carnegie Hall.
Music director Michael Repper, a current conducting DMA candidate, will conduct the New York Youth Symphony Orchestra in their 55th season McCrindle Concert at Carnegie Hall on Sunday, March 18, at 2:00 pm. Flutist Demarre McGill will perform the New York premiere of composition faculty artist Kevin Puts’ Flute Concerto. The program will also include Dvovák’s Symphony No. 8, Rimsky-Korsakov’s Capriccio Espagnol, and feature the world premiere of go and by Thomas Kotcheff (BM ’10, Piano), the First Music commission winner.