Archives for the month of: May, 2020

Christina Chan Song An (DMA ’20), with her Trío Rouge, has won the Silver Medal of the Senior String Division at the 2020 Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition. The Fischoff National Chamber Music Association sponsors the nation’s largest chamber music competition, and is America’s premier educational chamber music competition. Congratulations to Christina, Nick Hammel (violin) and Sohee Kwon (piano), as well as a big thank you to their coach, Prof. Andrew Brownell.

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“Beast” by Diana Burgess (BM ’15) is KUTX 89.9 FM’s Song of the Day. KUTX’s Jack Anderson says, “Fans of neo-classical Austin outfit Mother Falcon are already familiar with the insane talent behind master cellist Diana Burgess, but even the most hardcore Falconers haven’t heard everything she has to offer. Burgess was quietly working on her solo debut when she was struck by the sudden loss of three grandparents in just one month. But rather than let the grief discourage her process, Burgess turned those powerful emotions into a vehicle of empowerment and tribute for the upcoming You Run.

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