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June 13, 2012

D.M.A. Student Christa Saeger featured in U of M video

U of M School of Music student Christa Saeger, cello doctoral student of Tanya Remenikova, is featured in this U of M video.

June 11, 2012

Bravo! Advanced Studies for the Serious String Player and Pianist starts this week

Bravo! Advanced Studies for the Serious String Player and Pianist was established in 1989 by Sally O'Reilly to meet the needs of the growing number of young musicians who choose to spend a portion of each summer focusing on their development as musicians and instrumentalists. Bravo! began on Sunday, June 10 and culminates on Saturday, July 7 at the Bravo! Gala concert at Ted Mann Concert Hall. For a complete schedule of events and information about the program, visit the Bravo! page.

Alumnus Adam Meckler and His Orchestra Perform at Summer Music Festival at Northrop

Adam Meckler (M.M., trumpet) will perform with his Adam Meckler Orchestra, an 18-piece band, on Wednesday, June 13 at noon at Northrop Plaza as part of the Summer Music Festival at Northrop. The concert will feature all original compositions and arrangements by Adam Meckler. The instrumentation is that of a traditional jazz big band, but the music is influenced by modern pop, rock, and gospel. It is one of the Twin Cities' only modern jazz big bands that plays all original music, and features some of the most exciting young jazz musicians from the Twin Cities. This event is free and open to the public.