A Texas-sized congratulations to studio alum Ivan Valbuena for his appointment to the San Antonio Symphony as the 3rd/Bass/2nd clarinetist for the 2021-22 season! Ivan graduated with his doctorate in 2018 after serving as Assistant Instructor for the clarinet studio. His dedication, talent, and versatility continue to inspire us all!
UT alumnus Chanse Morris (BM ’18) and current UT Master’s student Paul Hafley won the U.S. Navy Band audition on Thursday, May 13. The premiere bands, which are primarily located in Washington, D.C., employ some of the country’s finest wind players. We are beaming with pride to have two UT… Continue Reading Chanse Morris and Paul Hafley Win Premiere U.S. Navy Band Audition
This week, first-year master’s student Paul Hafley was announced as the first prize winner for the 2020 International Clarinet Association Young Artist AND Orchestral Audition Competitions. His solo and orchestral playing were reviewed by four distinct panels of acclaimed clarinetists and awarded the top prizes in both categories across all… Continue Reading Paul Hafley Wins ICA Young Artist AND Orchestral Audition Competitions