Shepherd School in the news

Tenor Jack Swanson to be featured on 'Performance Today' airing January 27-29. Read more.
Dover Quartet '13 receives Cleveland Quartet Award. Read more.
The 2016 New York Philharmonic Global Academy Fellows are announced. Read more.

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Media Mentions

Lee Faculty Wind Quintet to present concert Monday
The article mentions that Eric Anderson studied with Benjamin Kamins, professor of bassoon.
Cleveland Daily Banner

Meet Brandon Mason: Double bassist for KC Symphony who chose ‘coolest’ instrument
Alumnus Brandon Mason ’14 is profiled.
The Kansas City Star

Ambition, excellence and optimism: WindSync’s big vision
Alumni Tracy Jacobson ’10 and Garrett Hudson ’10 are profiled as part of their music troupe, “WindSync.”
Arts and Culture Texas

Guest conductor, composer join ASO for tribute concert
Alumnus Alastair Willis ’99 will join the Auburn Symphony Orchestra as a guest conductor for the concert “A World Premiere Tribute to Auburn” Jan. 30-31.
Auburn Reporter (This article also appeared in the Kent Reporter, the Maple Valley Reporter and the Federal Way Mirror.)

Community Chamber Concerts featuring Trio con Brio Copenhagen
The Shepherd School's Ivo-Jan van der Werff, professor of viola, and Timothy Pitts, professor of double bass, will be joining the Trio con Brio Copenhagen for a performance at First Presbyterian Church in Bryan, Texas, Jan. 28.

Where sacred and street music meet
“Street Antiphons,” a recent work by Pierre Jalbert, professor of composition and theory at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music, was performed in Dallas Jan. 24 and will make its Houston debut Jan. 29 at the Wortham Theater Center. Jalbert is quoted.
Houston Chronicle (Subscription required. This appeared on the front of the Star section in the Jan. 25 print edition.)