Jenny Wong (BM Vocal Performance, '09), formerly assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Master Chorale (the resident chorus of Walt Disney Hall), has just been promoted to the newly created position of Associate Artistic Director.
Doctoral candidate in composition David Nguyen was awarded a second prize in the XIII International Competition of Electroacoustic Composition for his composition "Adumbrations."
Congratulations to senior music education student (Technology concentration), Brendon Culloton, for receiving the 2020 Professional Achievement Award from the National Association for Music Education collegiate division!
Dongryul Lee will serve as the 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher for the University of Chicago's Center for Contemporary Composition. Lee will develop new works to be premiered by the Grossman Ensemble and other guest artists during the upcoming season.
Second year master's student Hanan Rahman has won third place in the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Competition. Representing the East Central division of MTNA, Ms.
Joseph Herl, professor of music at Concordia University, Nebraska, has been appointed research professor and associate director of the Hymn Tune Index, and will eventually succeed Nicholas Temperley as director, while continuing to reside in Nebraska.