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Marymount Manhattan College), Kelly Walpert (USC Alumni and . Mr. Hulse who has over 6 years of international college counseling experience. For more than 40 years, San Francisco's Kronos Quartet – David . College reps from national film and art schools will have an opportunity to meet and. of Southern California (USC); she is majoring in Keyboard Collaborative Arts Woodward, and studied chamber music with the Alexander String Quartet. 22, LOS ANGELES - USC-on a 2-game winning streak in and on a SERIES-This is the first meeting between USC and Louisiana Tech. He aims his aerials at a quartet of talented receivers, including 3 who have youth participants and counselors from the National Youth Sports Program.
As a long-time subscriber he has some idea what readers are looking for in a review. Gil French After 13 years of pathetic piano lessons, Gil French wound up stuck in a college seminary with only classical music allowed sans Carmina Burana. So he gradually built a wide listening repertoire by comparing recordings of the same works.
An MA in Music History was mere frosting on the music itself. His favorite instrument is the orchestra. Victorian Cathedral Music in Theory and Practice, a book based on his Oxford doctoral dissertation, was published in by Cambridge University Press. In addition to his church and synagogue work, he plays occasional organ recitals in the Philadelphia area and has appeared as harpsichordist with the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia.
Allen Gimbel has degrees in composition from Eastman and Juilliard. He lives in Florida. Our other mafia is the Eastman group. He has taken masterclasses with 16 key people in the field. He has performed in Carnegie Hall and in Europe. He has been part of a number of chamber ensembles and has made a few arrangements for flute. He lives in Tennessee—one of two ARG reviewers in the state.
Phil retired from teaching in and now does admissions counseling for college-bound students and their families. A year as a Fulbright Exchange Teacher to England stiffened his upper lip and helped extend his career in the classroom. Since he has contributed arts criticism to The Baltimore Sun on a weekly basis. He has reviewed choral music for ARG since He has had more than 15 years of experience in classical music as a performer, teacher, and writer.
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In addition to his studies at CCM, he designed and administered the Masters oral exam for the clarinet studio, and he was a mentor and advisor to minority graduate students who need assistance with their research-related writing skills. In his spare time, he enjoys playing chamber music with friends, discussing current events, and following Cleveland sports teams. James Harrington Mr Harrington has been a performing pianist for nearly half a century. He has been an orchestral keyboardist, chamber music collaborator, accompanist, and occasional church organist.
The other keyboard in his life has letters, numbers, and special characters and is the one that pays the mortgage. A major career high point was giving the world premiere of the original French version of an early Rachmaninoff song in Paris —still never published or recorded.
Rob Haskins is a professor and coordinator of graduate studies for the music department of the University of New Hampshire. He has written for ARG since and has reviewed harpsichord and piano music as well as 20th Century music especially Cage, Glass, and Reich. He has recorded for Leonarda, Cantaloupe, and Mode. He has published a book on John Cage. His other interests include film, fine dining, and pets.
He discovered music in his high school band program and later majored in Music Education at Syracuse University and studied trombone at Eastman School of Music. He played bass trombone with the Syracuse Symphony and Lake George Opera, and has been freelancing in Boston for several years.
He is quite interested in audio; he builds his own tube amplifiers and is very devoted to vinyl recordings. He is especially fond of orchestral music and opera, especially modern American, British, and German tonal composers through the middle of the century and many of the romantics. He is an avid reader and has written two novels and several stories. He rides a bicycle year-round hates cars.
He teaches at Providence College in Rhode Island. He is a graduate of the Juilliard School and Eastman doctorate. His music blog is at www. Ken Keaton Mr Keaton has been a subscriber since He holds three degrees in classical guitar performance from the University of Miami.
He was the second person in the country to earn the Doctor of Musical Arts degree in guitar. Later master classes with Pepe Romero shaped him as a performer. He has a special interest in chamber music and works for voice and guitar.
He has six parrots, is an avid traveler, and enjoys a wide range of hobbies, including fine food and wine, paleomalacology, snail darting, and emboucher. Barry Kilpatrick Since Barry Kilpatrick has been writing for American Record Guide he has reviewed many hundreds of recordings, mostly of brass.
He has a recording, American Music for Euphonium. He and wife Cathe have two children in their 20s. To take his mind off work sometimes, BK likes to jog, play golf, and work in the garden.
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His doctorate from Michigan is in harpsichord performance, with experience in all the other early keyboards along the way. He has composed a lot of church music, some of it published. When not playing classical and jazz records too loudly for his wife and children, he has a full-time career as a developer of business software and sporadically plays in contract bridge tournaments.
His research papers and demonstrations from that problem-solving venture have been received well. His own CDs as harpsichordist and organist are available. Mark Lehman Mark has a doctorate in English literature from the University of Cincinnati where he taught until recently but his true love—besides his wife—is music. His Pilgrim Songs, a cycle for soprano and piano, was issued by Enharmonic. Ralph Locke Ralph Locke loves to write for the general music-loving public.
During his college years, he contributed to several Boston publications, including the Phoenix. He continues to write scholarly articles and to edit the book series Eastman Studies in Music University of Rochester Press.
He began sending reviews sporadically to ARG because he wanted the world to know about this or that unusual recording that he had heard. Since he has been contributing more regularly. His tastes are wide-ranging: His instrument is the double bass.
He is a violinist and violist with degrees in music and art history. He has played in many a chamber ensemble and some orchestras, mostly in Michigan. He has taught violin. Like a number of us, he spent a few years as a classical music radio announcer.
He joined ARG in Her doctoral thesis on the 17th Century composer Michelangelo Rossi was published as a book by Garland inand she wrote the article on him for the revised New Grove. She has also been involved in the music business since and has her own marketing consulting firm. She has now retired to her native Toronto. David Moore has played principal cello for the Queens Symphony Orchestra for almost 40 years. He has recorded for five record labels and was a member of the Kohon Quartet.
For many years he played the cello for the Broadway production of Les Miserables. Mr Moore has written for ARG sincereviewing a wide range of music. His interest in music of all kinds is insatiable.
He lives with his wife Sharon in the New York area. Both parents were pianists, so music filled the home from before his birth. He bought his first recording in and has since amassed a collection of vast proportion. One life task now is to divest of as much as he can. He has played various musical instruments, sung in choirs, and frequented Symphony Hall and Jordan Hall in Boston since he was young.
He writes program notes for concerts. Among his strongest interests are English vocal music, lieder, and choral music, which he reviews for ARG. He also enjoys travel, cinema, and gardening. His main instrument is the flute, but he has directed choirs and early music groups. He has translated music books into English—mainly from Spanish and Portuguese, and that has added to his expertise in Latin American music.
He was CD review editor for Early Music America, and back in the last century he even wrote for a magazine called Fanfare. It looks like he can cover quite a wide range for ARG.
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In what areas are music scholarships awarded? USC music scholarships, which require terms of service to ensembles and additional course requirements, are awarded on the basis of merit only. Scholarships are offered in the areas of brass, composition, guitar, jazz, organ, percussion, piano, strings, voice and woodwinds. All students are automatically reviewed for scholarship funds as long as they audition on or before the last scheduled audition date of the audition cycle. May I audition on more than one instrument?
Can I schedule a regular audition and a jazz one on the same day? How do I get reviewed for admission to be a composition major?
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