Graduate student composer Dennis Reyes is the grand prize winner of the 2016 Sond’Ar-te Electric Ensemble Composition Competition. The competition drew submissions from composers from nineteen different countries, including Germany, United Kingdom, Italy, Belgium, Finland, Russia, and China.
Tammie Walker has been named Director of the School of Music at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. She holds both a Masters and a Doctoral degree in Piano Performance and Literature from the University of Illinois.
Illinois doctoral student Moye Chen has won the 3rd Prize in the Sydney International Piano Competition of Australia, one of the world's most prestigious piano competitions.
Director of Choral Activities, Dr. Andrew Megill recently made “waves" at the Carmel Bach Festival (Carmel-by-the-Sea, California), where he served as the associate conductor.
Charlotte Mattax Moersch’s newest recording explores harpsichord music by French composer, Jean Henry D’Anglebert. Pièces de clavecin, was recorded by Charlotte Mattax Moersch on the Centaur label and released in 2015.
The New York-based contemprary music ensemble Mise-En will feature works by composer John Nichols (DMA, 2016) in their upcoming July 15 concert.
Chia-Ying Chan has recently been named a first prize winner of the International Music Salzburg Grand Prize Virtuoso Competition, which includes an opportunity to perform at the Wiener Saal Mozarteum in July.