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Master of Music in Performance


Alumni Successes

Laura O'Konski

O’Konski Named VASTA New Orchestra Teacher of the Year

Violist Laura O’Konski is the recipient of the Virginia String Teachers Association (VASTA) Award for New Orchestra Teacher of the Year. O’Konski currently serves as the director of orchestra and chorus at Liberty High School in Bealeton, Virginia, and has served as a conductor with the Fauquier County Youth Orchestra since 2015. She currently resides […]

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Lift Every Voice and Sing

Jones ’09 and Johns ’22 Featured in Virtual Performance of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’ with Gateway Music Festival Orchestra

Trumpeter Courtney Jones ’09 (Master of Music in Performance) and percussionist Donnie Johns ’22 (Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance) were featured in “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a virtual video co-produced by Gateway Music Festival and WQXR-FM (New York). Jones and Johns are current musicians in the Gateways Music Festival orchestra and its members […]

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