Jazz piano DMA Paul Shinn will compete in the first ever jazz piano competition at the University of South Africa's Unisa International Competition on Jan. 26. It’s not unusual for a young pianist to enter a competition. Learning new repertoire, perfecting pieces you’ve known for years and getting them just...
Teresita Lozano, Musicology PhD candidate, uses the teacher's podium not just as a way to educate others on the role of music in defining history. She says music is playing a critical role in defining the future as well.
Persistence has paid off for Kellan Toohey. The clarinet doctoral student can now claim the title of Bruce Ekstrand Memorial Graduate Student Performance Competition winner—along with $2,000 in professional development funds.
Finalists Kellan Toohey, Paulo Oliveira, the Rano Winds graduate wind quintet, Charles Lovell and Michael Hoffman talk about why the opportunity is crucial in helping students on the way to the professional music world.