Piano faculty Kevin Fitz-Gerald’s performance at the Peninsula Symphony concert was considered the “high point” in the Daily News‘ review of the concert. Read the article.
The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, consisting of Thornton alumni John Dearman, Matthew Greif, William Kanengiser, and Scott Tennant, was featured on Oregon Arts Watch for their performance with the Oregon Symphony. Read the article.
Scoring for motion picture and television faculty Garry Schyman was recently interviewed on scoring the soundrack to the videogame Bioshock: Infinite. Read the article.
Studio/jazz guitar alumnus Dino Meneghin addressed how he became the composer for the show, Teen Wolf, and what to expect from its upcoming season. Read the article.
Jazz studies faculty Bill Watrous was featured in The Houstonian for his 53rd Bill Watrous Jazz Festival. The article also mentioned jazz studies chair Bob Mintzer, who is holding clinics throughout the festival. Read the article.
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.
Alumna Grace Xia Zhao was profiled by the Daily Bulletin on what led her to become an award-winning master concert pianist. Read the article.
Phil Placenti, assistant dean of admission and student affairs, contributed to a MajoringInMusic article about dual degrees, double majors, and music minors and what they entail. Read the article.
The Double Reed recently interviewed bassoon faculty Judith Farmer, along with composer Gernot Wolfgang, on their relationship as collaborators. Read the article.
Easy Reader News featured Thornton alumnus Steven Vanhauwaert in a profile, highlighting the pianist’s influences. Read the article.