Summary: News & Notes August 25, 2008
Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff,
Welcome to the 2008-2009 school year, our 12th
year in the Moores
School of Music Building. We have a number of new faculty this
year whom I'm very pleased to introduce:
Tali Morgulis, assistant professor, piano. Dr. Morgulis earned her
DMA at New England Conservatory in Boston, with further study in
Tel Aviv. She previously taught at Ft. Hays State University in
Kansas and is an active recitalist and chamber music artist.
Lucy Arner, clinical professor, opera. Ms. Arner `s focus will be on
coaching voice and conducting our opera productions. With degrees
from Baldwin-Wallace College and Indiana University, she has
served on the staffs of a number of opera companies, most recently
the Metropolitan Opera. She has also worked at various music
festivals, including Aspen and, in summer 2008, Tanglewood.
Melanie Sonnenberg, mezzo-soprano, visiting professor, voice. Ms.
Sonnenberg brings impressive credentials to our voice area, having
appeared with a number of opera companies, including Teatro San
Carlo, New York City Opera, Dallas Opera, Seattle Opera,