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Tyler Ramos, Division Winner in the MTNA Piano Competition

In Department News, Piano, Student Accolades by General Entries

TEMPE, ARIZONA—University of Hawai‘i Mānoa’s Tyler Ramos is the Southwest Division Winner in the MTNA Young Artist Piano Competition and will advance to the National Finals of the competition. The Southwest Division Competition, held January 9–10, 2016, at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona, invites pianists who won their respective State Competitions representing Hawai‘i, California, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, and …

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Lecture Recital: Jeffrey Jacob, Pianist

In Department News, Piano by General Entries

Acclaimed pianist Jeffrey Jacob will be giving a lecture recital on George Crumb’s masterpiece, Makrokosmos, Vol. 2 (12 Fantasy-Pieces after the Zodiac) at the University of Hawai‘i, Mānoa campus on Wednesday, November 5 at 2:30pm at the Music Building, Room 210. This rarely-performed work will be presented in its entirety, and will be accompanied by Dr. Jacob’s explanations of the various unusual playing techniques …

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UH faculty member finds music ‘key’

In Faculty News, Piano by General Entries

Music Department faculty member Bichuan Li was the subject of a recent profile in UH Mānoa’s student newspaper, Ka Leo, The Voice. In the article by staff writer Abbygail Sadoy, Ms. Li’s remarkable journey as a musician is explored from her birth in China and relocation to Hawai‘i in 1982, to her graduate study at UH in the 1980s and her present …