Paul Mathews (DMA ’98, Composition) gave a presentation to the Roundtable of Assistant Directors and Associate Deans at the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools of Music in Scottsdale, Ariz. “On Being Middle Management During Major Transformation,” the presentation reviewed some of the challenges and opportunities arising from a change in leadership and a reorganization of priorities.
Daniel Sabzghabaei (MM ’17, Composition) will premiere a new piece, “At the Door,” a dramatic scene setting Rumi’s Ghazal 436, on Saturday, December 2, at 6:00 pm. This will take place as a part of the New York Festival of Song Next segment of a larger, eight hour event celebrating the music of Leonard Bernstein. The concert will be at the CUNY Graduate Center in the Elebash Recital Hall in New York City.
Peabody master’s candidate Ledah Finck, composition and violin, was featured as the Spotlight Artist in Stay Thirsty Magazine’s fall issue.
Senior TJ Martin, studying composition with Kevin Puts, composed the music for Squirrely Roo Rabbit, a game created by MICA students. They recently attended Baltimore’s Comic Con Creator Con in April 2017 and won third place for Best Game for Squirrely Roo Rabbit.
Faculty artist Du Yun, composition, was interviewed by Stay Thirsty Magazine this month. She discussed her views on composition, her inspirations, and how she views her work.