Recent Faculty AchievementsJanuary 29, 2014
Dr. Warren Gooch, professor of music, had an original musical composition selected for performance during the 2014 Region V conference of the Society of Composers, Inc., at Western Michigan University. “Cellgames 2.0” will be performed by the Western Michigan University Wind Symphony under the direction of professor Scott Boerma, March 28. The piece was among those selected from a pool of 550 submissions.
Dr. Jesse Krebs, associate professor of clarinet, performed Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 with the Kansas City Symphony Jan. 22-26 at the Kauffman Center for Performing Arts. He also had his article, “Jimmy Giuffre: A Jazz Clarinet Original,” accepted for publication in the upcoming June issue of The Clarinet journal, a quarterly publication of the International Clarinet Association.
Dr. Lok Ng (piano) and Dr. Jesse Krebs (clarinet) have received university grants through the Provost and School of Arts and Letters offices to travel to Bangkok, Thailand June 20-28, 2014. They will be performing a guest artist recital and giving master classes at Mahidol University.