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June 2008 Archives

June 1, 2008

Hirotaka Kato completes masters degree at Peabody

Hirotaka Kato (Certificate, Voice) completed his masters degree at Peabody, and is currently in the Graduate Performance Diploma program at Peabody.

June 22, 2008

David Kim-Boyle (Assistant Professor/Music Technology) Presents Papers in Italy and Ireland

David Kim-Boyle (Assistant Professor/Music Technology) presented a paper, "Network Musics - Play, Engagement and the Democratization of Performance" at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference in Genoa, Italy in June, and two papers - "Spectral Spatialization – An Overview" and "Network Musics - Play, Engagement and the Democratization of Performance" at the International Computer Music Conference in Belfast, Northern Ireland in August. Dr. Kim-Boyle was also a guest artist at the Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe, Germany in June.

Thom King (Adjunct/Voice) Sings and DirectsTosca

This summer Thom King (Adjunct/Voice) sang in and directed a fully-staged English-language production of Puccini's "Tosca" with the High Desert Opera in Grand Junction, Colorado. The setting of the opera was changed from 1800 to 1943, and the role of Scarpia (played by Prof. King) was a Nazi Colonel!

Airi Yoshioka (Assistant Professor/Violin) Performs Recital in New York City

Airi Yoshioka (Assistant Professor/Violin) performed a recital to a sold-out audience in June 2008 in New York City, co-sponsored by the SONY Corporation and Japan Foundation. A CD of chamber works by Karen Tanaka and Chen Yi with Dr. Yoshioka as violinist, was published by New World Records, also in June.

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