The School of Music community is saddened by the loss of friend and colleague Mark Flugge, who died on May 11 after a two-year battle with a debilitating hearing condition.
Caroline Hartig, professor of clarinet at The Ohio State University School of Music, was recently selected as president-elect of the International Clarinet Association (ICA).
The School of Music will honor two distinguished alumni at its annual Honors Convocation on April 17. Timothy Russell will receive the 2014 Distinguished Alumnus Award. The Distinguished Service Award will be presented to Barbara Lipton Pinchuk.
Richard L. Blatti, director of The Ohio State School of Music, was recently elected president for the Ohio Association of Music Schools (OAMS).
Musicologist Graeme Boone is equally at home with the songs of early renaissance composer Guillaume Dufay (circa 1400-1474) and those of the Grateful Dead (1965-95). Read about his use of a mandala to analyze the Dead's famous improvisational work "Dark Star."