Alumni Spotlight

Amy Likar with the Oakland Symphony Ohio native Amy Likar (BM ‘91) grew up in Cuyahoga Falls and began studying piano when she was 8 years old with Jane Butcher. When Amy was 10, she began playing flute in Lincoln Elementary’s band, directed by Michael Corbissero, also a Kent State alumnus. At his suggestion, Amy began taking flute lessons with...

Heimat in Weil Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall The Heimat String Quartet had their Carnegie Hall debut on Monday, March 4. They presented Mozart’s String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, Dvorak’s String Quartet No. 14 in Ab major, Op. 105, and premiered a newly commissioned work by composer Anthony Vine. Founding members of the quartet, violinists Aubrey Holmes and Patrick Shaughnessy, graduated...