Emory University: Department of Music News

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  • Solomon Kim accepted to ICIT Festival
    Solomon Kim, a senior majoring in music composition, was recently selected for participation in the International Composition Institute of Thailand (ICIT) – a composition program coinciding with the IntAct Festival, which is a symposium for … Read more
  • Siji Osunkoya selected as a CMBC undergraduate fellow
    Siji was selected as a CMBC undergraduate fellow for the 2023-2024 academic year. “Our interdisciplinary research fellowship provides undergraduate researchers with intellectual and professional development opportunities through participation in the vibrant, interdisciplinary intellectual community of … Read more
  • The Merian Ensemble website launch
    This summer, The Merian Ensemble was announced as a recipient of New Music USA’s Organization Fund Awards. The quintet, 4 of which are Emory affiliate faculty, are thrilled to present the result of that funding … Read more
  • New Faculty Hires in Fall 2023
    The Department of Music welcomes new faculty hires joining the team fall 2023. Jack Mitchener is the Emory University Organist and Artist Affiliate in Organ, as of June 1. Ivana Ilic will join us as … Read more
  • Farewell to Our 2023 Faculty Retirees
    The Department of Music said farewell in spring 2023 to two outstanding faculty members: Melissa Cox and Brad Howard. We thank them for their commitment over the years and all they’ve done for Emory music … Read more
  • Music Major Eli Parrish receives Foncannon Conducting Award (MPE)
    On May 6th, 2023, Eli Parrish received the John and Mary Virginia Foncannon Award for Conducting/Coaching provided through the Mu Phi Epsilon Foundation and Music Honor Fraternity. This annual award is provided to one recipient … Read more
  • Alumni News: Samantha Frischling
    Samantha Frischling is a soprano currently based in Atlanta. Praised for her “scene stealing performances” and voice of “terrific force” (South Florida Classical Review), her past roles include Micaëla in Carmen, both Blanche and Madame … Read more
  • Emory Alum Tyrone Webb joins Georgia Council for the Arts as Rural and Community Arts Manager
    Tyrone Webb will be joining the staff to manage the Vibrant Communities arts programs as well as to expand GCA’s programs to underserved audiences and individual artists in the state. Tyrone is an Atlanta-based music educator, … Read more
  • Emory Pathways Global Award
    Emory Pathways Global Award goes to three students from the Piano area to study at Prague Piano Festival this summer: Colin Song, Athena Grasso and Vivian Zhao. Vivian Zhao, 21, is a senior at Emory … Read more
  • Joseph Matthews appointed Assistant Director of Early Childhood Programs at Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute
    After graduating from Emory with a degree in Music Performance, along with a certificate in arts management and a political science minor, Joseph attended the University of Miami School of Law.  Although he initially had … Read more