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January 18, 2013

SOM Professor Adriana Zabala to star in Minnesota Opera's world premiere of 'Doubt'

Doubt.JPGSchool of Music voice professor Adriana Zabala sings the role of Sister James in the Minnesota Opera's world premiere of Douglas J. Cuomo's Doubt on January 26, 29, 31 and February 2 and 3 at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. For student tickets and more information, visit the Minnesota Opera website. Rehearsal photo (left to right): Christine Brewer, Denyce Graves, Matthew Worth and Adriana Zabala.

January 15, 2013

Faculty member Sally O'Reilly's students' accomplishments

Two of Sally O'Reilly's (violin) students recently won competitions. Melissa Deal (PSEO) won first prize in the LaCrosse Symphony's Rising Star Competition. She will perform as soloist with the orchestra later this spring. Jason Shu (Blake student) won the High School String level of Music Teachers National Association's divisional competitions in Lawrence, KS. He will compete at the National competition in Anaheim, CA in March. Pianist Garret Ross, former student of Alexander Braginsky, accompanied Shu.