Wigmore Hall announced Nicholas Bentz (BM ’17, Composition, Violin; MM ’18, Violin) has been select for its Lockdown Commissions Scheme. Each composer selected will write music reflecting their individual experience which will will be premiered at Wigmore Hall over the next four years.
Matthew Sullivan (BM ‘17, Recording Arts, Computer Music) was the Sound Editor for “Colette,” a film that recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Subject. It was the first film produced by a video game studio to be nominated for or win an Academy Award.
Inna Faliks (BM ’99, MM ’01, GPD ’03, Piano) released a new album, Reimagined, on Navona Records on June 11, 2021. The album features nine world premieres of commissioned pieces that are responses to Ludwig van Beethoven’s Bagatelles, Op. 126 and Maurice Ravel’s Gaspard de la Nuit.
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Forscher Weiss will be giving a paper as a workshop participant in the “Diagrams in Science, Science in Diagrams” Conference hosted by the Max Planck Institute in June.
Associate Professor of Musicology Susan Weiss chairs ‘The Business of Broadway’ panel at the 2021 StageStruck! Conference, ‘Reframing the Golden Age,’ hosted online by the University of Sheffield/American Songbook Foundation, May 12-15, 2021.