Justin Alexander ‘s percussion duo Novus Percutere (with Dr. Luis Rivera, University of South Alabama) was recently featured on the debut album from the Music And / As Process Society on the UK-based Reductive Music Label.
Paul Bakeman was named by Richmond Magazine as “Best school art or music teacher” for the Hanover region as part of the 2017 “Best & Worst” poll.
Karmalita Bawar was accepted as a researcher for the International Suzuki Piano Workshop in Philadelphia and unanimously voted as Secretary to the Suzuki Piano Basics Foundation. This fall, Bawar will lead a Master Class Workshop hosted by the Atlanta Area Suzuki Piano Association (AASPA).
Erin Freeman and the Richmond Symphony Chorus were recognized by Richmond Magazine as the Best Community Band/Orchestra/Choir as part of the 2017 “Best & Worst” poll.
Sandy Goldie has published a new book, “String Instruments: Purchasing, Maintenance, Troubleshooting and More” through Meredith Music Publications/Hal Leonard. She will also present at the upcoming 2017 Society for Music Teacher Education Conference where she will discuss school-university teaching partnerships and highlight VCU Music’s partnership with St. Andrew’s School.
Alice Hammel has published a new book, “Teaching Music To Students With Special Needs: A Practical Resource” through Oxford University Press.