Grants for Adashi Reply

Composition faculty member and DMA candidate Judah Adashi (MM ’02) has received grants from Meet the Composer and the American Composers Forum in support of  upcoming performances of his woodwind quintet, Songs and Dances of Macondo, by the Quintet of the Americas. The ensemble will perform the work at Symphony Space in New York on May 11 at 7:30 pm.

Charles Halka’s Round and Round Reply

Round and Round, a new work for violin, cello, and piano 4-hands by composer Charles Halka (BM ’06, Piano; MM ’08, Composition and Music Theory Pedagogy), was premiered in March at the historic Coolidge Auditorium of the Library of Congress. The work was inspired by a little-known composition by the great American patron Elizabeth Sprague Coolidge as well as her correspondence with composer Rebecca Clarke, whose work also appeared on the program.

Tom McNichols (MM ’04) Reply

Tom McNichols (MM ’04) performed in the U.S. premiere Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers: The Robots’ Opera in March at the American Repertory Theater in Boston. The production will move to the Chicago Opera Theater, Apr. 2-10, where McNichols will continue the role of The Administration. He was in the world premiere of the production last summer in Monaco.

Tom McNichols (MM ’04) Reply

Tom McNichols (MM ’04) performed in the U.S. premiere Tod Machover’s Death and the Powers: The Robots’ Opera in March at the American Repertory Theater in Boston. The production will move to the Chicago Opera Theater, Apr. 2-10, where McNichols will continue the role of The Administration. He was in the world premiere of the production last summer in Monaco.