Alumni Achievements 2014

Steuart Pincombe’s (’07) first “Bach and Beer” concert (a performance of solo Bach cello suites) was named one of Cleveland’s top 10 concerts of 2014 in the Plain Dealer.

Hannah Hammel (’13,‘15) won first place in the National Flute Association Orchestral Excerpts Competition.

Hanah Stuart (’01, ’02, ’03, ’04, ’08) was appointed Assistant Principal Second Violin of the Utah Symphony.

Matthew Lipman (’05, ’06, ’07) performed the Britten Double Concerto with Rachel Barton Pine and the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra.

Natalie Sherer, Credo’s Chicago development coordinator, performed the Grieg Piano Concerto with the Virtuoso Philharmonic of Chicago on November 8 at Roosevelt University.

Yuna (’13) and Ami (’13) Ishikawa were selected out of 10 thousand nominations to perform in the Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall. Yuna was selected as the concertmaster of the orchestra and also had a solo for Dvorak’s Carnival Ouverture.

Four Credo Alumni swept the Akron Symphony viola auditions: Bethany Hargreaves (’08, ’09), Rachel Halvorson(’13), Daniel Orson (’09), and Jordyn Woodhams (’07).

Jake Muzzy (’00, ’01) is the Principal Cellist of the Sarasota Orchestra.

Austin Huntington (’06) performed with the Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players in New York in September.

Josephine Stockwell (’10, ’11, ’12, ’13) and Nathan Hung (‘13) performed in the National Youth Orchestra of the USA, touring the country in the Carnegie Hall summer series.

Natalie Lin (’08) toured New Zealand in 2015 with the piano trio, CLiK the ensemble. The group was featured on Chamber Music New Zealand.

Blair Williams (’99) accepted a position as Assistant Professor of String Music Education at Texas Tech University.