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String quartet program brings first-time international students to campus

Wednesday July 24, 2019Roger Coda

The Castleman Quartet Program, a summertime fixture at Fredonia for over a decade, is attracting to an ever-growing number of international students to campus. What’s notable about this year’s class are five international students who are in the United States for the first time. The program had no international students when it arrived at Fredonia 12 years ago.

School of Music appoints new head of Violin area

Monday April 29, 2019Roger Coda

Jessica Tong, a violinist whose performances have taken her to Carnegie Hall’s Weill Recital Hall, les Invalides in Paris and the Gewandhaus, in Leipzig, Germany, and led to collaborations with artists such as Pamela Frank and Leon Fleisher and members of the Cleveland, Vogler and Brentano Quartets, has been named head of the Violin area at the School of Music.