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Percussion alumni win orchestra, faculty appointments

Ji Hye Jung joins faculty of Vanderbilt University; Michael Compitello moves to Kansas University; Georgi Videnov wins position in Toronto Symphony Orchestra
May 15, 2015
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Ji Hye Jung

Ji Hye Jung ’09 MM was appointed Associate Professor of Percussion at Vanderbilt University. For the past six years, she has been Associate Professor of Percussion at the University of Kansas.

That newly open position at the University of Kansas will be filled by Michael Compitello ’09MM, ’12MMA, who has been serving as Director of Percussion at Cornell University.

Mike Compitello | photo by Matt Fried

Mike Compitello | photo by Matt Fried

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Georgi Videnov

In addition, Georgi Videnov ’15 MM was recently appointed Assistant Timpanist and Percussionist in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra for the 2015–2016 season.

All three studied with Robert van Sice at the Yale School of Music For more information, visit…

JI HYE JUNG

MICHAEL COMPITELLO

GEORGI VIDENOV

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