Juilliard recruits a Met player as Deanmain
The trombonist Weston Sprott has been appointed dean of Juilliard’s preparatory division.
Here’s what the press release says:
Sprott will work closely with President Damian Woetzel, Provost and Dean Ara Guzelimian, Pre-College Artistic Director Yoheved Kaplinsky, and MAP Artistic Advisor Anthony McGill on developing the department’s vision, expanding recruitment efforts, and broadening the reach of Juilliard’s preparatory programming. His appointment will begin May 15, 2019, and he will remain a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, which he joined in 2005.