Each month alumni submit their videos for consideration as the Alumni Video of the Month. Here is a look at our past winners from 2013:
Don't forget to submit your performance video by the 25th of the month for consideration as the next month's selected video. Please keep in mind that you are entitled to one submission per month; that it must be a complete piece and not contain press quotes. You are also permitted to submit the same video in subsequent months until it is chosen.
Watch Alexey Gorokholinskiy's (B.M. '07, M.M. '09) video from his 2011 album for clarinet and mainstream electronics "Model for Assembling." The video features the second part of the piece "Memoria" with technical triple tonguing technique on clarinet and specifically filmed sequences to capture the electronic visuals behind it. Visit Alexey's website for more music!
Witness the heartwarming performance of “Moses Supposes” from Singing in the Rain by dance alumni Benjamin Stewart (B.F.A. ’03) and Matt Stewart (B.F.A. ’03) at fellow dance alumnus James Sofranko’s (B.F.A. ’00) wedding. Aside from dancing, the twin brothers have also written music together – check it out! Also visit Matt’s website and view Matt’s solo music.
Watch the beautiful choreography and dancing by Brandon Cournay (B.F.A. ’09, dance) set to the music of Scott Matthew’s cover of Whitney Houston’s “I Wanna Dance with Somebody.” Also featured in this video are fellow dance alumni Nathan Madden (B.F.A. ’09) and Allison Ulrich (B.F.A. ’09). Be sure to check out Brandon’s latest news and performances on his website!
Listen to an exciting performance by Michael Lewin (B.M. ’77, M.M. ’78, piano) of Rimsky-Korsakov’s Flight of the Bumblebee, arranged by Sergei Rachmaninoff. To learn more about Michael and see his performance schedule, please visit his website.
Enjoy this video of Sophia Agranovich (B.M. ’77, M.M. ’78, piano) as she performs Franz Liszt’s Concert Etude in D-flat Major ‘Un Sospiro’ on the piano. Also check out her website to learn more about Sophia and view additional performances.
Watch as classical guitarist Irene Gomez (M.M. ’12, guitar) performs Granada (from Suite Española, Op. 47) by Isaac Albéniz. For more information, visit her website and check out her CDs and accolades.
Watch this electrifying excerpt of SET, 2011 choreographed by dance alumna Yara Travieso (B.F.A. ’09) and created with Juilliard faculty member and composer Jerome Begin. Also featured in this video are Juilliard dance alumni Carlye Eckert (B.F.A. ’09) and Esme Boyce (B.F.A. ’09). For more information on Yara’s projects, visit her website.
Match Box Dances is a short, four-part dance film shot in various locations around New York City's DUMBO neighborhood. It features works choreographed and danced by Adam H. Weinert (B.F.A. '08, dance), along with performances by Charlotte Bydwell (B.F.A. '09, dance), Naomi Reid Davis (B.F.A. '08, dance), Carlye Eckert (B.F.A. '09, dance), and Logan Frances Kruger (B.F.A. '07, dance). For more information on Adam's touring schedule, please visit his website.
This month's highlighted video, Canary and the Coal Mine, is the third scene from Match Box Dances, choreographed by Adam H. Weinert and performed by Naomi Reid Davis.
Community Arts Tokyo founder and director Roger Lowther (M.M. ’98, organ) demonstrates taking art outside the concert hall and into the community. Learn more about Roger’s mission of creating community around the arts and enjoying arts in the community here.
Watch as 2009 Avery Fisher Career Grant winner Arnaud Sussmann (M.M. ’07, B.M. ‘05, violin) performs the Gluck Melodie. Also view his Facebook fan page (link to: https://www.facebook.com/arnaudsussmannviolin) to keep up with his latest news and performances.
Watch as Grammy nominee Jenny Oaks Baker (M.M. ’99, violin) performs a unique and sparkling rendition of “A Whole New World” on the violin. Explore her website and browse her songs available for purchase on iTunes.
Watch as Meitar Ensemble member Gilad Harel (Graduate Diploma ’04, clarinet), performs the beautiful second movement of Mozart’s Clarinet Concerto in A Major, K. 622, with the Geneva Chamber Orchestra, led by David Greilsammer (B.M. ’02, M.M. ’04, piano).