In just three semesters at the UW-Madison Mead Witter School of Music, assistant professor of violin Soh-Hyun Park Altino has made a stirring performance debut, forged deep connections with students and staged a pretty epic performance at Camp Randall.
On January 22, 2017, Professor Altino will perform a recital with pianist Christopher Taylor. Read our Q&A to learn more about the performance, Professor Altino's favorite type of music to perform, and her teaching approach.
Johannes Wallman arrived on the UW-Madison campus in 2012, tasked with reviving a dormant program. Under his watch, the university has joined most of the rest of the Big Ten in offering a jazz studies major. However, the impact of the German-born, Canada-raised pianist and composer goes beyond the concrete confines of the Mosse Humanities Building.