Winds and Percussion News from the 2012-2013 Academic Year

Gina Luciani Named Featured Artist By Miyazawa Flutes

June 28, 2013

Thornton alumna Gina Luciani was interviewed recently as a featured artist with Miyazawa Flutes. An active freelance musician, Luciani has performed with a diverse array or artists, from the Golden State Pops to famed hip hop icons the Wu Tang Clan. learn more

Christopher Bartz Highlighted by the Sierra Madre Weekly

April 1, 2013

Doctoral student Christopher Bartz was highlighted in a Sierra Madre Weekly article on his upcoming performance in the Burbank Philharmonic’s “Mostly Mozart” concert. Read teh article.

Judith Farmer Interviewed by The Double Reed

March 27, 2013

The Double Reed recently interviewed bassoon faculty Judith Farmer, along with composer Gernot Wolfgang, on their relationship as collaborators. Read the article.

Allan Vogel and Margaret Bajer to Lead the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra’s Five-Concert “Baroque Conversations” Series

December 27, 2012

Broadway World reported that Winds and percussion faculty Allan Vogel and strings faculty Margaret Batjer will participate in LACO’s concert series exploring the legacy of J.S. Bach and his sons. Vogel will host the concert, while Batjer will serve as concertmaster. Read the article.

Emily Frances Lawyer Featured in the Topanga Messenger

November 1, 2012

MM student Emily Frances Lawyer was featured in the Topanga Messenger‘s preview of the Topanga Symphony’s winter concert. Read the article.

Joseph Pereira Featured in Symphony Magazine

October 30, 2012

Percussion faculty Joseph Pereira is featured in Symphony Magazine‘s profile of orchestral musicians who compose for their ensembles. Read the article.