Friday, March 30, 2018

Students Win, Place at MTNA National Competition

CSU Schwob School of Music students have received top prizes at this year’s national competition for the Music Teachers National Association. The finals of the competition were held in March in Orlando, FL.
Natalya Klenovskaya won first place in the Young Artist String Division. Natalya is an Artist Diploma violin student of Prof. Sergiu Schwartz. She will be featured as soloist with the Schwob Philharmonic, playing the Shostakovich Violin Concerto, on April 29th.
Camron Bryant won second place in the Young Artist Brass Division. Camron is a sophomore horn student of Dr. Natalie Higgins.
Elizabeth Tsai won first place in the Senior Piano Duet DIvision, with her partner Yannie Tan. Elizabeth is a Woodruff Scholar and a student of Prof. Tatiana Muzanova.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Clarinetist takes second in the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition

Senior clarinet performance major Darien Williams, a student of Dr. Lisa Oberlander, has won second place in the Golden Classical Music Awards International Competition. He will perform at Carnegie Hall on March 13. Congratulations!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Teal Ewer Appointed to U.S. Marine Drum and Bugle Corps

CONGRATULATIONS to former Schwob Graduate Assistant Teal Ewer (M.M. Trumpet Performance ‘15) on his appointment to the prestigious "The Commandant's Own," The United States Marine Drum & Bugle Corps in Washington, D.C. where he will play Soprano Bugle! Teal is a former student of Dr. Robert Murray.

2014 Grad Wins National Bass Trombone Solo competition

CONGRATULATIONS to CSU Schwob Alum Sterling Alexander Tanner on his win at the 2018 National Bass Trombone Solo competition at the American Trombone Workshop! Sterling is a former student of Dr. Bradley Palmer.

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Bassoonist wins Mexico City competition

Carlos Lopez ('20 BM Bassoon) has just won First Prize in the Encuentro Nacional de Fagot Competition in Mexico City, Mexico. He traveled to the competition with support from the Schwob School as well as a grant from the Office of the Provost, and now his trio with Joonsu Kim ('18 BM Clarinet) and Juan Collazos ('19 MM Piano) will perform three recitals across Mexico City this weekend. He also had the opportunity in Mexico City to attend a master class with Sophie Dartigalongue, Principal Bassoon of the Vienna Philharmonic. Carlos is a student of Dr. Stephanie Patterson, Assistant Professor of Bassoon.

Carlos Lopez with Sophie Dartigalongue of the Vienna Philharmonic

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