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University Distinguished Professor Recent Accomplishments

Dr. Nico Schüler recently published a book chapter on “Orientation Processes and Perspectivism in the Spatiality of Music-Theoretical Research: Reflections on the Plurality of Modern Methods and Methodology of Music Analysis” in the book Music and Spatiality (ed. by Miloš Zatkalik, et al., Belgrade, 2021). He also published a research article on...

Professor of Violin Conducts Online Masterclass

Dr. Lynn F. Ledbetter, Professor of Violin, conducted a master class for 40 string students from Southwest High School in Green Bay, Wisconsin on December 17, 2021. Topics discussed included Zoom-related teaching, string careers, and orchestral repertoire. The class will be repeated in Spring 2022.

Professor of Piano Nominated for Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame

At the end of last year we shared that Dr. Jason Kwak, Professor of Piano was recently nominated by Steinway San Antonio for the Steinway Teacher Hall of Fame. Since then Steinway helped produce a Professor Profile video on Dr. Kwak and has released an official press release. You can view the video and press […]

Double Reed Faculty Travel to Rio de Janiero

Daris Hale (bassoon) and Ian Davidson (oboe) traveled to Rio de Janiero where they appeared as featured soloists at the RioWinds Festival.  Their solo concert included a performance of Ian’s most recent original composition “Ranch Songs”, scored for oboe and bassoon. Also on the program was the premiere performance of Harold Emert’s (principal o...

Double Reed Faculty Travel to Mexico City for Masterclasses

Daris Hale (bassoon) and Ian Davidson (oboe) traveled to Mexico City for a series of master classes involving students from there music schools in central Mexico;  Escuela de Bellas Artes, Escuela de Musica Vida y Movimient Ollin Yoliztli, and Conservatorio Nacional de Musica de Mexico. Their visit to Mexico City also included a featured chamber...