The Ohio String Teachers Association recognized Alan Smith (Prof. of Cello) as the 2013 Private/Studio Teacher of the Year. Dr. Smith was cited for excellence and dedication in string teaching on February 6, 2014 at the annual Ohio String Teachers Association Convention in Columbus, OH.
Associate Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz was recently featured on three commercial recordings of chamber music on the Bridge Record and New Focus Labels.
Paul Lansky: Textures and Threads (Bridge Records)
Premiere recording of Lansky’s work: textures for two-pianos/ two percussion, with pianist, Michael Sheppard and percussionists, Svet Stoyanov and Gwen Burgett
Lei Liang: Bamboo Lights (Bridge Records)
Premiere recording of Lakescape for trio, with Tony Arnold, voice and Aiyun Huang, percussion
Nataraja (New Focus Records)
Duo Recording with Conor Nelson, flute. Works by Harvey, Levine, Carter, Dietz and others