Wu Bo, DMA student in orchestral conducting . . .
recently participated in the prestigious Berlin International Conducting Workshop in Germany. Bo was one of 12 conductors chosen internationally to participate and studied under the tutelage of Maestro Lior Shambadal, conducting the Berlin Sinfonietta in concert.
Matthew Mainella, DMA student in orchestral conducting . . .
was one of four students chosen as a participant in the College Orchestra Directors Association (CODA) Conducting Workshop, part of the International Conference for the organization. Mr. Mainella worked with Maestra Diane Wittry, conducting a combined orchestra from 3 different colleges.
Conducted by Dr. Robert Baldwin . . .
The Utah Philharmonia’s recording Disquiet by Sarah Kirkland Snider, has been featured several times in the past year on New York City’s WQXR/WNYC Radio. Dr. Baldwin also conducted the Salt Lake Symphony in the world premiere of Phillip Bimstein’s The Brahma Viharas, for English Horn and Orchestra at the International Parliament of the World’s Religions in October, 2015, and the western U.S. premiere of Mohammed Fairouz’s Sadat with the Utah Philharmonia in March of 2016.
DMA conducting student Claudia Restrepo . . .
has been selected to participate in the Royal Northern College of Music Conducting Workshop this summer in Manchester, England.
The Maestros Hike!
Rob Baldwin and some his DMA conducting students had a nice hike up to Lake Solitude, where they talked about making space for musical interpretation, and then had a nice lunch afterwards at Silver Lake Lodge. See the photos on Facebook, here: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10152747336854806.1073741832.90370514805&type=1
Lawrence Spell named Orchestra Conductor at Westmister College
Lawrence Spell, DMA student in Orchestral Conducting, has been appointed Orchestra Conductor at Westminster College.
Robert Balwin to conduct Arizona All-State Orchestra
Professor Robert Baldwin will conduct the Arizona All-State Orchestra in Tempe, Arizona in April 2014.
Larry Spell named Music Director/Conductor of Wasatch Symphony
DMA orchestral conducting student Larry Spell was named Music Director and Conductor of the Wasatch Symphony in 2013.
DMA conducting student Lawrence Spell's research published
DMA conducting student Lawrence Spell's research on conducting pedagogy and Laban technique was published in the fall 2012 Journal of the College Orchestra Directors Association.
The School of Music hosted its first Conductors Symposium
The School of Music hosted its first Conductors Symposium in January 2013, presented by percussion faculty Michael Sammons and Doug Wolf and featuring faculty guest speakers Robert Baldwin, Scott Hagen and Brian Sproul.
Congratulations, Dr. Bae!
In May 2013, Jong-hun Bae became the first person to earn the DMA in Orchestral Conducting from the University of Utah. Congratulations, Dr. Bae!
Larry Spell appointed Assistant Conductor for the Wasatch Symphony
Larry Spell, DMA student in Orchestral Conducting and Assistant Conductor for the Salt Lake Symphony was appointed Assistant Conductor for the Wasatch Symphony in spring 2013.
Robert Baldwin blog featured on the U's Redthread
Director of Orchestras Robert Baldwin blog Before the Downbeat: http://beforethedownbeat.wordpress.com/ was featured on the U's Redthread, featured on Salt Lake City View and WordPress' Freshly Pressed page.
Sang-Wook Sim secured a position at Chunnam Provincial College
Recent MM instrumental conducting graduate Sang-Wook Sim has secured a position at Chunnam Provincial College in the Republic of South Korea.
Jong-hun Bae selected as finalist for the Aurora Symphony Orchestra
DMA student Jong-hun Bae was selected as a finalist for the Aurora Symphony Orchestra in Colorado and will conduct the orchestra on October 19, 2012. http://aurorasymphony.org/events/music-director-search-2