Composition Alumni Named Copland House CULTIVATE Fellows Reply

Copland HouseNicholas Bentz (BM ’17, Composition, Violin; MM ’18, Violin), Bobby Ge (MM ’20, Composition), and Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei (MM ’17, Composition) have all been named Copland House CULTIVATE fellows. As fellows, they will participate in a week-long creative workshop and mentoring program in June centered around a composition commissioned by Copland House.

Du Yun Receives 2021 Grants to Artists Award Reply

du yunThe Foundation for Contemporary Arts has announced composition professor Du Yun is one of the recipients of the 2021 Grants to Artists Awards. The $40,000 unrestricted grants were awarded to 20 individual artists in the areas of dance, music/sound, performance art/theater, poetry, and visual arts.

Andrea Edith Moore Releases Family Secrets: Kith & Kin Reply

Family SecretsAndrea Edith Moore (BM ’01, Voice) released her debut recording of Family Secrets: Kith & Kin by Daniel Thomas Davis (BM ’04, Composition) on Albany Records. The album was produced by GRAMMY award winning producer Elaine Martone and also included GRAMMY-winning pianist and cellist Lisa Kaplan and Nick Photinos, oboist Bo Newsome, violinist Elizabeth Phelps, banjo virtuoso Hank Smith, and actress Jane Holding all led by conductor Timothy Myers.