Archives for the month of: September, 2017

Tonight at 7:30 PM, Seth Russell (DMA ’19) performs in the 2017 New York International Artists Competition Winners Showcase at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall. For ticket, venue and more information, visit

Next week, on Saturday, September 23, Ray Kim (DMA ’19) opens the 2017-18 Season for the Central Texas Medical Orchestra with music director and conductor Robert Radmer in “Hollywood Magic,” a benefit concert for Easter Seals. Easter Seals has been helping individuals with disabilities and special needs, and their families, live better lives for more than 90 years. For venue, ticket and more information, visit

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Today, Seungsei Kim (DMA ’18) and his wife, Sunyoung, welcomed their latest opus, Aaron, baby brother to sister Sharon.

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Next week, on Friday, September 8, and Sunday, September 10, Tetractys, with Matt Armbruster (MM ’17), presents the world premiere of Within, Above and Beyond, a twenty-minute multimedia performance by Yuliya Lanina with music composed by Guggenheim fellow Russell Pinkston. Within, Above and Beyond explores the symbiotic relationship that can exist between the artist and her work. The performance will be followed by a concert presented by Tetractys, which will feature their 10th commissioned work entitled Polysong, for flute, clarinet, bassoon, steel-string guitar, and voices by Austin-based composer Michael Zapruder, as well as Ted Hearne‚Äôs Furtive Movements, for cello and percussion, and Last Hymn, for vibraphone and electronics by Paola Prestini.

This project is supported in part by Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department. A portion of the proceeds from each performance will be donated to She Is Rising, an Austin-based non-profit that empowers survivors of rape, abuse, and sex-trafficking.

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