Alumni Spotlight

Alumni Spotlight

Berkeley Rep's 'Monsoon Wedding'

Mahira Kakkar

Drama alumna Mahira Kakkar collaborated with dance alumna Lorin Latarro on a musical adaptation of 'Monsoon Wedding.'more
Helen Eaton

Jon Caroulis

Helen Eaton, head of Settlement Music School and a Juilliard alum: “When teaching is done well, it has...more
Chanel DaSilva and Nigel Campbell

Sarah Adriance

Longtime friends and dancers Chanel Da Silva and Nigel Campbell are working to increase access to the dance...more
Jay Campbell

Thomas May

Juilliard cello alum Jay Campbell's latest star turn.more
Rosemary Kuhlmann

Joshua Simka

Xmas Eve marks 65 years since Menotti's groundbreaking ‘Amahl’ premiered. Alumna Rosemary Kuhlmann tells the Journal about her...more
Sivan Magen

Parker Ramsay

It’s not just for orchestras anymore: there's been a shift in the harp world recently, as Juilliard alum...more
Huang Ruo

Zachary Green

Juilliard composition alum Huang Ruo on mixing idioms in music and reinterpreting a 400-year-old Chinese opera as ‘Paradise...more
Michelle Ross

Michelle Ross

Eager to connect while recording her first album, Juilliard violin alum Michelle Ross did Bach pop-up concerts all...more

Donald Krishnaswami

Juilliard alum Don Krishnaswami had a strange request: could he compose a piece for prehistoric instruments? more
David Salsbery Fry

Jason Vest

For years, Juilliard singer David Salsbery Fry harbored a secret that permeated every aspect of his life. He...more
Army Jeep

Susan Jackson

Tales of Juilliard alums who've joined the military.more
New York Baroque Incorporated

Joshua Simka

Juilliard alumna Wen Yang’s New Baroque Incorporated (NYBI) has quickly established a presence on the early-music circuit.more
Anthony Mackie

Stacey Alcorn

Juilliard drama alum Anthony Mackie’s three secrets to reaching for and achieving big dreams.more
Tito Munoz
Juilliard Music Advancement Program alum Tito Muñoz is the music director of the Phoenix Symphony.more
Marilynn Kregal and Sascha

Stephanie Gatton

After the 9/11 attacks, Juilliard violin alum Marilynn Kregal started training therapy dogs, particularly for post-traumatic stress victims.more

Susan Jackson

Alex Sharp is truly living the Juilliard dream he got a starring role on Broadway before graduating.more
Louis Kaufman

Harumi Furuya

Juilliard alum Louis Kaufman played the violin solos on many Hollywood classics and reintroduced Vivaldi to modern audiences.more
Dane Johansen

Yassmeen Abdulhamid

Walking the Camino de Santiago, with cello and J.S. Bach in tow.more
Viviana Guzmán, Barbara Siesel, and Andrea Fisher

Jessica Epps

Alums advise: Use your art to spark an idea, dream big, and turn the impossible into magic.more
Nat Chaitkin

Susan Jackson

Cellist Nat Chaitkin started Bach and Boombox to connect people to classical music without their being intimidated.more
Evan Rogister

Edward Sien

Evan Rogister is fascinated by the balance between projecting honest emotions without allowing that emotion to compromise technique.more
Alumna Nathalie Joachim and Allison Loggins-Hull.

Margaret Davis

Multiple Juilliard program alum Nathalie Joachim of the duo Flutronix has joined the MAP faculty. more
Eric Whitacre

Evan Fein

Composer and conductor Eric Whitacre is undoubtedly one of the most successful and prominent figures in classical music...more