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.
It’s not often you get to return to your alma mater and play one final concert with your peers. Fortunately, the College of Music offers that chance every year to winners of the Honors Competition, and this year sees the return of cellist Robert Erhard.
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.