Music

The Future Is Now: Computer-based music series continues October 1

The New Jersey Digital Audio Concert (NJDAC) series, featuring performances of original, computer-based music presented by Rutgers students, faculty, and guest artists, is set for Sunday, October 1, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in Mortensen Hall’s Shindell Choral Hall. The concert is free and open to the public; no tickets are required.

Cello

Henry Rutgers Term Chair in Piano

Jazz Trombone

Composer/arranger/trombonist Ed Neumeister has received a Grammy Award Nomination and many other commissions and awards. He is the founder of the NeuHat Ensemble in New York, and ENJO (Ed Neumeister Jazz Orchestra) in New York and Los Angeles. He has recorded eight albums as a leader.

Neumeister is an active composer, conductor, trombone soloist with recent performances in the US, Europe, Australia, and South America.

Cello

Susannah Chapman is a soloist, chamber musician, contemporary music interpreter, teacher, and performer in many New York ensembles.

Chapman holds a doctorate of music from SUNY Stony Brook, where she studied with Timothy Eddy. In addition to Mason Gross, she teaches cello at Kean University, Princeton University, and is member of the artist faculty of the Brevard Music Festival.

Coordinator of Chamber Music

Special Topics in Opera

Australian pianist, conductor, and producer Lachlan Glen performs around Australia, Europe, and the United States, at venues including Wigmore Hall, Carnegie Hall, and Alice Tully Hall.

Cello

Cellist Sophie Shao, winner of the Avery Fisher Career Grant and top prizes at the Rostropovich and Tchaikovsky competitions, is a versatile and passionate artist whose performances the New York Times has noted as “eloquent, powerful” and the Washington Post called “deeply satisfying.”

Double Bass

As a performer, Bradley Aikman has experience in symphonic, opera, and ballet repertoires with New York City’s premier ensembles, including the Metropolitan Opera, New York Philharmonic, and the New York City Ballet. Other orchestral appearances include the Minnesota and Sarasota Orchestras, and the Pittsburgh Symphony.  He is also the principal bass of the Albany Symphony in New York, and a member of the American Ballet Theatre Orchestra.