Recent news about Conservatory and Preparatory faculty

A hall of fame honor, a premiere performance, and more

Chad R. Bowles, chair of the Preparatory's Piano Department, was inducted into the Steinway and Sons Teacher Hall of Fame at a ceremony held in October at the historic Steinway New York Factory. He was honored for his dedication to teaching and inspiring students in their study of piano music.

Fringes by Felipe Lara, an assistant professor of composition, had its Chicago premiere on Oct. 24 at Northwestern University's Ryan Center. The large-scale work was performed by the Northwestern Contemporary Music Ensemble, led by maestro Ben Bolter.

Assistant Professor Jenine Brown, Music Theory, recently had an article published in Music Theory Spectrum. It is titled "The Perception of Frozen Intervals in Anton Webern's Concerto for Nine Instruments, Op. 24, Third Movement."

Herbert Greenberg, violin, was a guest concertmaster with the Hungarian State Opera on Nov. 4 at the Reformed Church on Pozsonyi Street in Budapest. The concert, called Defiant Requiem, commemorated the captives of the Theresienstadt Ghetto and featured Verdi's Requiem.

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