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December 23, 2009

SOM Alumna Abbie Betinis Featured on Minnesota Public Radio

Get festive and listen to SOM alumna Abbie Betinis on Minnesota Public Radio with host John Birge. For the ninth straight year, Abbie Betinis brought her friends to the MPR studio to sing the world premiere of an original Christmas carol. This year's Betinis original is "Be Like the Bird." The "MPR Carolers," featuring SOM alumnae Carrie Henneman Shaw and Kim Sueok, join Abbie.

SOM Composers and Faculty Featured in Minnesota Daily Video

Four SOM students with the Contemporary Music Workshop had their works premiered by the world famous violinist Irvine Arditti on December 4, 2009. Watch the video on the Minnesota Daily website.

December 4, 2009

Famed Violinist to Perform the Works of SOM Student Composers, 12/4 at 7:30 pm

Read the Minnesota Daily article about SOM graduate composition students Schuyler Tsuda, Colin Holter, Jeremy Wagner, and Mike Duffy who wrote compositions for famed violinist Irvine Arditti. Irvine Arditti will perform their works on Friday, Demember 4 at 7:30 p.m. in Ferguson Hall. This performance is first in a series of Arditti's appearances on campus. Arditti will perform with SOM professor/pianist Noriko Kawai on Sunday, December 6 at 7:30 p.m. in Ted Mann Concert Hall.

December 3, 2009

SOM Graduate Student Jessica Narum Discuses Violinist Irvine Arditti's Upcoming Visit to the SOM on MPR's Art Hounds

Listen SOM graduate student Jessica Narum discuss violinist Irvine Arditti's upcoming visit to the School of Music on MPR's Art Hounds

The School of Music's Contemporary Music Workshop (CMW) will present a special series of events featuring world-renowned British violinist Irvine Arditti in his first visit to the Twin Cities in more than 15 years. For complete information, read the press release for this special series.

University Opera Theatre Featured in Minnesota Daily Video

Watch as three University of Minnesota graduate conducting students rehearse operas by Igor Stravinsky for the November 19-22, 2009 run of "Stravinsky in Paris" at Ted Mann Concert Hall. Minnesota Daily reporter Tom Johnson goes behind the scenes in this Minnesota Daily video to find out what it takes to prepare for three short operas in one evening. Click here for a related article in the Minnesota Daily.