Taylor Tin Invited to Participate at Youth Music Culture Guangdong Reply

65422_10150120687561425_1281946_nTaylor Tin, a GPD student studying viola with Victoria Chiang, has been invited to participate in the inaugural 2017 Youth Music Culture Guangdong. YMCG is organized by the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra and Xinghai Concert Hall and Yo-Yo Ma, a Peabody Distinguished Artist Council member, serves as artistic director.

Zachary Gulaboff Davis Wins Chamber Music Amici’s 2016 Composition Competition Reply

zach2Zachary Gulaboff Davis, doctoral student studying with faculty artist  Michael Hersch, won Chamber Music Amici’s 2016 Composition Competition with his composition Piano Trio #1. He received a $1,000 commission for the world premiere of his new work, Piano Quintet No.1, by Chamber Music Amici on Monday, April 17 at the Richard E. Wildish Theater in Springfield, Oregon.

Xiao-Hui Yang and Re Zhang Take Gold and Silver at the 26th New Orleans International Piano Competition Reply

screen-shot-2016-09-26-at-3-06-51-pmDMA candidate Xiao-Hui Yang, a piano student of Boris Slutsky, won the gold medal at the 26th New Orleans International Piano Competition at Loyola University. Re Zhang, a graduate student of Boris Slutsky, won the silver medal. They were awarded cash prizes, solo recitals, and performance opportunities with various orchestras including the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jiaoyang Xu Invited to Attend 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as Fellow Reply

33adc39Jiaoyang Xu, student of Amit Peled, has been invited to attend the 2016 Piatigorsky International Cello Festival as a fellow. In addition to participating in master classes and workshops with festival artists, Ms. Xu will be part of the mass cello ensemble – consisting of over 100 cellists – performing at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The festival is presented by the University of Southern California Thornton School of Music and the Los Angeles Philharmonic in partnership with the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra on May 13-22. More information about the festival can be found at http://piatigorskyfestival.usc.edu/.