Ray Anderson — Toured Europe 4 times in the past year, totalling about 30 different concert dates. Performed monthly in NYC with his own bands, including a six night stint at The Stone last December.
Catherine Bradley — Published three articles, “Comparing Compositional Process in Two Thirteenth-Century Motets: Deus omnium/REGNAT and Ne m’oubliez mie/DOMINO,” Music Analysis 33/3 (2014): 263-90; “Seeking the Sense of Sound” [Review article of Emma Dillon, The Sense of Sound: Musical Meaning in France, 1260-1330 (2012)], Journal of the Royal Musical Association 139/2: 405-20; “Exploring Interactions in a Thirteenth-Century Motet Family on LATUS: Latin Motet Re-workings of a Three-Voice Discant Model,” Journal of Musicology 32/2 (2015): 153-97. Appointed Visiting Fellow at St Catherine’s College Oxford, Fall 2015.
Rachel Calin — Released a new CD with pianist Alon Golstein and the Fine Arts Quartet. Touring in Europe with Gil Shaham. Guest Principal double bass for the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra. Appeared at Colorado College Summer Music Festival, Perlman Music Program, and Ravinia.
Colin Carr — Soloist for Elgar Concerto in Poland. Performed recitals at Wigmore Hall in London, and in Hong Kong, and chamber music engagements at Chamber Music week in Singapore, with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center at Alice Tully Hall in NYC, and the Tchaikovsky Sextet with Emerson Quartet in New York, Chicago, and Washington DC.
Nicholas Cords — Premiered “Untouched” by John Luther Adams in April 2016 (with Brooklyn Rider). Collaborations with Joshua Redman (saxophone), and Anne Sofie von Otter (mezzo-soprano). Appointed chair of Silk Road Ensemble in January 2015.
Pedro Diaz —Released an album with two concertos from the early Romantic period for english horn, with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conducted by Riccardo Frizza, produced by Thom Moore, amd engineered by Robert Friedrich.
Jennifer Frautschi — Releasing newest album, American Duos, on Albany Records in October 2015. Recorded with pianist John Blacklow, recent additions to the violin and piano repertoire by contemporary American composers.
Perry Goldstein — Published Mischief for saxophone quartet (Reed Music). Performances of …shreds and patches… by Gil Kalish at Lincoln Center, and of rough places plain by Branford Marsalis and the Aurelia Saxophone Quartet in The Netherlands.
Judy Lochhead – Published Reconceiving Structure (Routledge).
Ryan Minor — Appointed the Executive Editor of The Opera Quarterly. Publishing his book Choral Fantasies: Music, Festivity, and Nationhood in Nineteenth-Century Germany (Cambridge University Press) in paperback.
Daria Semegen — Featured composer at the conference Electroacoustic Winds 2015 in Portugal, organized by the Research Centre for Electroacoustic Music (CIME). Releasing a new double CD as part of the conference, featuring works by Semegen, composed at Stony Brook’s Electronic Music Studio.
Margaret Schedel — Publishing two book chapters (forthcoming). Presenting at International Symposium for Electronic Arts (Vancouver), Sound Image Data conference (NYU), and Energies in the Arts conference (Sydney, Australia). Recording QfwfQ: A Voice, A Point of View with the reACT duo.
Hagai Shaham — Released “Magyar concerto” for two violins by Ittai Shapira, with Arpeggione chamber orchestra on Champs Hill Classics; Russian trios by Arensky, Rachmaninov, and Shostakovich, with Raphael Wallfisch and Arnon Erez on Nimbus Recordings. Recorded Faure and Ravel sonatas, Brahms piano trios, and Brahms double concerto with Raphael Wallfisch/Rein Philharmonic/Raiskin all for Nimbus Recordings. Soloist with South Bohemian Philharmonic (Czech Republic), Slovak Philharmonic (Bratislava), Israel Symphony Orchestra, and Mozart Concertante with Schlomo Mintz with Silesian Chamber Orchestra; Appeared at Cassals (France), Kumho (Finland), Crans Montana (Switzerland), Four Seasons (NC), and Mozart (Belgium) Festivals; gave masterclasses at Banff (Canada), Keshet Eilon (Israel), Heifetz Institute (VA), ISA (Austria), Curitiba (Brazil) Festivals.
Dan Weymouth — Performance of Brief Moments of Clarity for 2 pianos and percussion was featured on the Premieres! concerts at Stony Brook and in NYC, performed by current graduate students and faculty.
Carol Wincenc — Lifetime Achievement Award recipient from the National Flute Association Convention. It is the highest honor bestowed to a luminary flutist in the international flute community. Further publications in the Carol Wincenc 21st Century Signature Series with Lauren Keiser/Hal Leonard Music Publishers – Mozart Flute Concerti in G Major and D Major with flute 2 parts. Premiered “Breathless” by Tod Machover, and “Misericordia” by Yuko Uebayashi which will be recorded later this year with the Escher String Quartet. Also recorded premieres of works by Czech composers with harpist Katerina Englichova for Supraphone. Was a judge for the prestigious Prague Spring International Flute Competition. Participated in 10 summer festivals including Yale Norfolk, Sarasota, Round Top, and Las Vegas Wine and Music Festival.