Affiliate faculty member Casey Clementson (PhD 2014/BM 1999, music education) presented two sessions at the Minnesota Music Educators Association (MMEA) Midwinter Clinic in Minneapolis on February 14-16, 2019.
Andrew Staupe (BM, 2005/MM, 2007, piano, student of Lydia Artymiw) performed the Chopin E minor Piano Concerto with John Zoltek and the Glacier Symphony (a return engagement) on February 17, 2019 in Whitefish, Montana.
Corey Hamm (DMA 2005, piano, student of Lydia Artymiw) returned to the U of M School of Music on February 12 to present a piano master class and also performed the Prokofiev Third Piano Concerto with the Kenwood Symphony under the direction of Yuri ivan (DMA, conducting) on February 16 in Minneapolis.
Kathryn Huether (PhD, musicology, advisee of Karen Painter) has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellowship (University of Minnesota Graduate School Fellowship) for the 2019-20 academic year.
While on sabbatical in Costa Rica researching the traditional marimba of the country, Fernando Meza (percussion) traveled to Chicago as one of three judges of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Young Artists Competition.
Dean Billmeyer (organ) will perform works of American composers John Knowles Paine and Leo Sowerby, and Austrian composer Michael Radulescu on the 1998 Casavant Frères organ at the Church of St. Louis, King of France, in St. Paul, MN.
Immanuel Davis (flute) and Timothy Lovelace (collaborative piano) recorded the Complete Flute Chamber Works of Nikolai Kapustin for Naxos, which has just had its international release this past January.