Nadia Boulanger Faculty Excellence Fund
Made possible by Harriet and David Griesinger, the Nadia Boulanger Faculty Excellence Fund provides professional development opportunities for faculty at Longy. 2011 recipients have used awards for professional development activities ranging from conference attendance to international performances.
2011 Nadia Boulanger Faculty Excellence Fund Awards:
Erik Entwistle (Music History and Interdisciplinary Studies): Attended First International Conference on Historical Keyboard Music held at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Marco Granados (Winds and Brass): Participated in the Festival y Academia del Nuevo Mundo held in Maracaibo, Venezuela.
Eiko Ishizuka (Dalcroze): Traveled to the Institut Jaques-Dalcroze in Geneva, Switzerland, to complete the entrance examination for the Diplôme Supérieur, the highest academic honor awarded to Dalcroze practitioners.
Sandy Kiefer (Suzuki Strings): Attended Suzuki teacher training at the Suzuki Institute in Chicago.
Laurie Monahan (Early Music): Attended Bobby McFerrin’s CircleSongs Workshop held at the Omega Institute in Rhinebeck, New York.
John Morrison (Composition and Theory): Attended the 7th Annual Summer Session on Contemplative Curriculum Development held at Smith College.
Ben Schwendener (Modern American Music): Was a participating faculty member at the first Caux Artists Program, in conjunction with Renewal Arts, in Switzerland.
Laura Bossert (Strings): Awarded funds to assist with notation and recording of her project, “The Art of Fingering.”
Terry King (Strings): Will travel to Korea to host a series master classes.
Esther Ning Yau (Piano): She will attend the Golandsky Institute Summer Symposium in Princeton, NJ.