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Alumni Updates

  • Sam Taylor

    Meet Sam Taylor

    “Purchase gave me the space to grow and discover who I would become, musically and personally.”
  • Dan Ozminkowski '07

    Dan Ozminkowski ’07 Honored

    Receives the Creative Activity Initiative Award from Illinois State University, where he’s a professor.
  • Cyrille Aimée 

    Meet Cyrille Aimée

    “I think the most beautiful thing that Purchase provided to me was a sense of community. The people I met at Purchase are the people who I grew musically with, and will continue to do so forever.”
  • Showtime at the Apollo cover

    Ted Fox ’76: Author of Showtime at the Apollo

    Reworks original into a critically acclaimed graphic novel for a new generation.
  • Bruce Harris, Trumpet

    Meet Bruce Harris

    Through the mentorship of my professors, I was given the encouragement and guidance to become a professional musician and, through their example, a responsible man.
  • Chris Colmenero

    Opera Alumnus Receives Prestigious Fellowship

    Christopher Colmenero (MusB ’10, MM ’12) is one of 12 recipients of the 2019 Adler Fellowship through San Francisco Opera.
  • Amina Kearney 

    Amina Kearney ’14

    awarded for her commitment to the arts and her role in her community
  • Matt Simons

    Meet Matt Simons

    At Purchase, I learned the discipline necessary to make a career in music possible yet always felt free to follow my musical compass.