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School of Music students Rose Hiemstra and Madeline Ile are among the 2021 Husky 100.
School of Music students Rose Hiemstra (B.M. Music Education) and Madeline Ile (B.A. Voice; B.A. Communication) are 2021 Husky 100 honorees. The UW-wide honor recognizes 100 undergraduate and graduate UW students exemplifying the Husky Experience in the classroom and beyond. Hiemstra and Ile were selected among 1,729 nominations and 597 applications from all three UW campuses.  In addition to her Music Education studies, Hiemstra is a violist who studies with... Read more
Outpost co-founders Carrie Henneman Shaw and Sam Bergman performed at the start of Monday’s livestream from the Parkway Theater (Photo: courtesy Star Tribune).
By Rob HubbardStar Tribune, February 2, 2021 Maybe what classical music needs is something like an old-fashioned... Read more
Colin Todd and Mt. Rainier
School of Music staff member Colin Todd has been recognized with a University of Washington “Together We Will” honor, a special UW award created to recognize outstanding contributions of UW staff in 2020. Todd, senior computing specialist at the School of Music, was one of ten UW staff selected for the honor among 500 nominees across the UW’s three campuses. The awards, created as a temporary replacement for the UW’s Distinguished Staff Award program and part of the UW’s prestigious Awards of... Read more
Patricia Campbell
School of Music professor Patricia Shehan Campbell has been named a 2021 Golden Apple award winner by Seattle public television station KCTS 9 for her innovative approaches to teaching and learning. The Golden Apple Awards honor successful teaching models and programs among Washington state educators. Campbell was recognized in particular for her work relating to the musical education of children as a longtime Music Education and Ethnomusicology faculty member at the UW. “One of the things we... Read more
Laila Storch
BY JoAnn TaricaniDirector, School of Music  We are delighted to congratulate our colleague Laila Storch on her 100th birthday on February 28. Our faculty and staff sent greetings to her, and her daughter, the noted violinist Aloysia Friedman, told us that Laila enjoyed the day and the greetings at her home in Orcas Island. The most recent issue of the Journal of the International Double Reed Society was dedicated to Laila and her career, with an article by our current faculty... Read more