A graduate of the prestigious Julliard School of Music, vocalist Jay Dref ’05 will be performing in Elmwood Franklin’s Johnston Theatre at 7 p.m. on February 13. Jay, who’s described as a classical-crossover artist, will sing selections ranging from pop tunes to operatic arias. To hear a sample of Jay’s breathtaking vocals, visit https://soundcloud.com/jay-dref. Watch for more information on this homecoming concert in the coming weeks.
We recently heard from four Elmwood Franklin alumni—all from the Class of 2007—who are currently studying abroad. Read what they’re up to as they make tracks around the world.
Dayle Hodge, a 1997 EFS alumnus, will be the commencement speaker at Elmwood Franklin’s Class of 2013 graduation ceremony on June 12 at 5 p.m. Dayle is currently an MD/PhD candidate at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, specializing in mammary stem cells and breast cancer biology. Prior to beginning that highly competitive program, Dayle worked as a medical design engineer in San Diego. He holds an MS mechanical engineering, a BS in aerospace engineering, and a BS in mechanical engineering, all from the University at Buffalo.e
Sisters MacKenzie ’10, Delaney ’12, and Reilly ’17 Hamill are each accomplished equestrians who spend a portion of their school year in Florida, participating in the prestigious FTI Winter Equestrian Festival at Wellington in West Palm Beach.
EFS Alumnus Reed Anderson ’84 is an artist who lives and works in Brooklyn who has garnered attention for his combination art/exhibition/catalog project “Papa Object.”
Two EFS alumni have been making some press recently for their contributions to the fashion world.
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Ballerina Adelaide Clauss ’12 has the role of Clara in the American Ballet Theater’s performance of Alexei Ratmansky’s Nutcracker at the Brooklyn Academy of Music in New York City.