Media Mentions - Summer 2014

Music in the making: Sept. 14, 2014
The Shepherd School of Music performs George Gershwin's "An American in Paris" conducted by Larry Rachleff, the Walter Kris Hubert Professor of Orchestra Conducting.
Houston Public Media

Houston Symphony's 1st Latino music director, Andres Orozco-Estrada
Colombian violinist and conductor Andrés Orozco-Estrada will bring the Houston Symphony to Rice's Alice Pratt Brown Hall for concerts and a discussion.
NBC News

Cleveland Orchestra cellist Martha Baldwin counts herself lucky on multiple fronts: Meet the musicians

Alumna Martha Baldwin ’98 is featured.

Texas gains recognition as the new music mecca: Emotional music changes all — as special concert shows
Composer and pianist Chad Robinson will play music from living Texas composers at the Texas New Music Ensemble inaugural concert, which includes chamber music by Pierre Jalbert, professor of composition and theory at Rice’s Shepherd School of Music.
CultureMap Houston

Richman’s final season as KSO music director opens Sept. 18 and 19
Jon Kimura Parker, professor of piano, will join maestro Lucas Richman and the Knoxville Symphony Orchestra for its 79th season opener.
Crossville Chronicle

Heavenly songs from classical music's unlikely rock stars
Alumna Mother Cecilia with The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles, a secluded group of nuns living in the farmlands north of Kansas City, have become the unlikely rock stars of traditional classical music.
CBS News 

Rice grad student wins Ima Hogg Competition
Clarinetist Lin Ma, a Rice University graduate student, won first prize Saturday in the Houston Symphony's annual young-artists competition.
Houston Chronicle

Tonys to honor program led by former Awty instructor
Alumnus Steven Jamail '02 will be honored with the prestigious Isabelle Stevenson Award at the 2014 Tony Awards in New York City.
Houston Chronicle

Media Mentions - April/May 2014

The sounding world
Rice's Shepherd School of Music and Nameless Sound will co-present a performance that includes Professor of Clarinet Richie Hawley at the James Turrell "Twilight Epiphany" Skyspace.
Arts and Culture Texas

Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center scores at Library of Congress performance
The Library of Congress hosted a performance of recent music Thursday including Professor and Chair of Composition and Theory Pierre Jalbert's 'Visual Abstract.'
Washington Post