Stories and updates on Paladin musicians near and far


Sasha Doster (’20 grad and current Columbia Ph.D. student), Megan Lyons (theory faculty) and Benjamin Dobbs (theory faculty) presented at the Theorizing African American Preconference as part of the American Musicological Society and Society for Music Theory Joint Annual Meeting in Denver, CO, in November.

Conference Schedule

Matthew Storie was appointed Assistant Professor of Saxophone at the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Akari Ogawa is the new Director of Operations for Chamber Music of Pittsburgh. Akari earned her Master’s degree in Flute Performance in Chicago and relocated to Pittsburgh in 2018 where she is pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Administration with a certificate in Entrepreneurship. Since relocating, she worked with various music organizations as an arts administrator and musician where she found her passion in DEIAB (diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and belonging).