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Congratulations To These Music Students

The School of Music recognizes their notable achievements this term

Flute Studio

Emily Stumpf: Third prizewinner - Flute Society of Washington Young Artist Competition
Mimi Harding: Finalist, Flute Society of Kentucky Collegiate Artist Competition
USC Flute Quartet (Dorion Burkett, Josie Cox, Jessica Frankle and Joshua Stine): Finalists, Flute Society of Kentucky Flute Quartet Competition
Mimi Harding and Philip Snyder: chosen to participate in the Cortona New Music Festival in Italy, Summer 2017
Mimi Harding: chosen to participate in Fifth House Ensemble summer festival, 2017
Philip Snyder: chosen to participate in Nief-Norf New Music Festival, Summer 2017
Josie Cox and Joshua Stine: chosen to participate in Saarburg Music Festival in Germany, Summer 2017

Trumpet Studio

Six members of the trumpet studio will be competing in the National Trumpet Competition March 23-26. They qualified for the semi-finals and will be competing for the final round and a placement spot in Denver, Colorado:
Danny Rhu
Lily Montes de Oca
Drew McGee
Frank Arnold
Blake Targonski
Noa Miller

Music Education

Brittany Stone gave a Research Poster Presentation, Examining the Implementation of "A Music Learning Theory for Newborn and Young Children" (Gordon, 2013) in Spain at the SCMEA Professional Development Conference in Columbia, SC – February 4, 2017.

Music History

Michael Brown was awarded a USC SPARC Graduate Research Grant to support archival research on the late-19th century French diva/composer/director Delphine Ugalde at the Bibliothèque nationale de France this summer. He presents his preliminary findings at the USC School of Music Graduate Music Student Showcase colloquium event on Friday, March 17.