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Juneteenth at Hollywood Bowl

Dr. Martin McCain performed at the Hollywood Bowl with the Re-Collective Orchestra for the live CNN broadcast Juneteenth: A Global Celebration of Freedom. The Re-Collective Orchestra is the first all-black orchestra to be invited to perform at the Hollywood Bowl in its 100-year history. The ensemble shared the stage with artists including Earth ...

New director for School of Music

Dr. Todd E. Sullivan joins Texas State University July 1 as School of Music Director and Professor of Music, bringing a wealth of administrative experience and academic accomplishment. He holds a PhD in musicology and an MM in music history and literature from Northwestern University and a BM in music education from Denison University. Previousl...

Young Artist competition adjudicator

Violin professor Lynn Ledbetter served as adjudicator for Katy ISD Young Artist Competition at Jordan High School in Fulshear, TX on May 7. She has also been reappointed Chair, American String Teachers Association’s Studio Teacher Committee” for 2022-2024 and elected President of Texas State University System’s Council of Faculty Senates.

Sax Prof adjudicates competitions

Dr. Todd Oxford, Professor of Saxophone, served as an adjudicator for two prestigious music competitions this spring: —8th ENKOR International Winds and Percussion Competition based in London, United Kingdom. ENKOR provides unique and extraordinary opportunity for young musicians to be heard and recognized by major artists, teachers, and influen...

Alumnus teaches English in Japan

Following a stringent application process, saxophone alumnus Jeremy Rodriguez was selected by the Japan Exchange and Teaching Program to teach English in Kyoto City and departed mid-April. The JET Program is a competitive employment opportunity that allows young professionals to live and work in cities, towns, and villages throughout Japan. Bein...