Adjunct Assistant Professor of organ, Michael Gartz, will be the featured soloist with the Adrian Symphony Orchestra, December 13, 14 & 15. With conductor John Dodson, he will perform Handel’s Organ Concerto in G Minor, and the Albinoni Adagio for Organ and Strings. The concerts will be held at the Holy Rosary Chapel, at the Adrian Dominican Motherhouse Campus. For more information visit: http://www.adriansymphony.org/december.htm
Greg Benson (M.M. 1985) was appointed Assistant Commissioner for Academic and Student Affairs at the Utah System of Higher Education effective March 1, 2013. He previously served as a vice chancellor and dean at Utah State University Eastern and was an associate professor of music in the USU Caine College of the Arts.
Associate Professor of Piano, Thomas Rosenkranz will be in residence at the Sidi Bou Siad Conservatory in Tunisia, North Africa for a series of masterclasses and lessons from October 23-26th. He will also be collaborating with notable Oud player, Riadh Fehri along with other local Tunisian musicians for an upcoming CD release of their improvisations.
Per F. Broman, Associate Professor of Music Theory, will present his paper “Bergman’s Sublime Failure: Music, Madness and The Hour of the Wolf” at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society, Pittsburgh PA, on November 8.