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Schwob School of Music

Schwob School of Music


Ianthe Onelia Marini received her Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Maryland where she studied with Edward Maclary and James Ross.  She was the recipient of the University’s Pomeroy Prize for scholarship and performance in 17th and 18th century music and served the UMD Men’s Chorus as its first female director.  As a professional Chorus Master, she prepared a number of choruses for the National and Baltimore Symphony Orchestras, including a preparation of the UMD Chamber Singers in Handel’s Messiah for subscription performances with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center under the direction of Maestro Nathalie Stutzmann.  She also prepared the choir for a performance of the a cappella repertoire of Sir James MacMillan under his own baton at the Kennedy Center.  Additionally, she prepared the UMD Men’s and Women’s Choruses for subscription performances with the NSO Pops under the direction of Maestro Steven Reineke, and the UMD Men’s Chorus for subscription performances with the Baltimore Symphony SuperPops Orchestra under the direction of Maestro Jack Everly.  She conducted Mozart’s Requiem as the Director of the UMD Summer Chorus and Orchestra, and BWV 26, 12, and 44 as Conductor of the UMD Bach Cantata series.  The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric Zuber as The L. Rexford Whiddon Visiting Chair in Piano. Mr. Zuber, a distinguished concert artist and pedagogue, will join The Jack and JoRhee Pezold Division of Keyboard Studies, the first fully endowed division within the Schwob School and a program of distinction that attracts undergraduate and graduate students from all over the world. In addition to a busy solo and collaborative career, Mr. Zuber is devoted to teaching the next generation of pianistic talent. He is currently serving as Visiting Professor of Piano Performance at Ball State University in Indiana, and has been Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Memphis' Rudi E. Scheidt School of Music and Faculty Associate at the Peabody Institute.  Mr. Zuber holds degrees from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University (B.M., A.D.), the Curtis Institute of Music (Diploma), and the Juilliard School (M.M.) He is currently pursuing his doctoral degree at Peabody. The Joyce and Henry Schwob School of Music is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernard H. Flythe as Artist Faculty in Tuba and Euphonium. Mr. Flythe has taught at Kennesaw State University, Appalachian State University, Emory University, University of Georgia, and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds a Master of Music degree in Performance and Specialist Certificate in Performance from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, and a Bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He currently serves as Substitute Tubist for the Atlanta and LaGrange Symphony Orchestras and has served as Tuba and Euphonium instructor for the Atlanta Chamber Music Festival since 2013. Mr. Flythe has also served for over a decade as Low Brass Sectionals Coach in various high schools throughout Georgia.

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