August 8, 2023

Alumnus Named CEO

Chris Williams (BM ’08) begins his role as President and CEO of the American Pianists Association. Board Chair William C. Sando said, “The American Pianists Association has searched for a person with creativity, vision, passion for serving young piano artists and our diverse community, extensive musical leadership experience, and a presence that inspires. We are excited to report that we found all of these traits in Chris Williams.”

August 8, 2023

Alumni Selected for Organ Competition

The festival selection jury announced the organists taking part in the 32nd St. Albans, United Kingdom, International Organ Competitions. Samuel Gaskin, (MM ’18), along with four others from across the globe, were selected as a competitor in the improvisation category.

July 3, 2023

Alumna Wins Harp Competition

Kaitlin Miller (BM ’21 Honors College) named winner of the American Harp Society (AHS) National Competition Young Professional resulting in her being named AHS Concert Artist through 2025. The competition was held in Los Angeles.