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Steven Snowden's "Ground Round" to be performed at ISCM World Music Days in Antwerp, Belgium

DMA student Steven Snowden's Ground Round for trombone and electronics will be performed at the ISCM World Music Days in Antwerp, Belgium on Nov. 03, 2012.

Alarm Will Sound premieres new work by Steven Snowden

The internationally renowned professional chamber orchestra Alarm Will Sound premiered a new work by DMA candidate Steven Snowden at the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival July 16, 2011.  While at the festival, he presented some of his recent works and shared his compositional processes in a public forum and worked closely with guest composers Anna Clyne and Roger Reynolds.

DMA candidate Steven Snowden wins 2011 MACRO competition

DMA candidate Steven Snowden wins 2011 MACRO competition with his percussion trio A Man With A Gun Lives Here.  This work, selected anonymously from a pool of over 100 submissions, was origianlly commissioned by Austin's own line upon line percussion.  
 

Media take notice of Feb. CLUTCH concert

CLUTCH packed the house last week for a terrific concert of new music by UT composers.  A critic for the Austin American Statesman was there and published this lengthy review.

Check out a video from this concert by one of the featured ensembles, line upon line percussion.

Austin Chronicle reviews UT New Music Ensemble concert

 
The Austin Chronicle recently printed a very positive review of the UT New Music Ensemble concert on Feb. 15.  Described in the article as one of Austin's "hidden gems", the UT NME regularly programs UT student pieces alongside masterworks of the 20th and 21st century.  This particular concert featured works by UT student composers Josh Shank and Ian Dicke. 

Steven Snowden Wins the 2010 Left Coast Composer Prize

Steven Snowden wins the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble's 2010 prize for composition with his work "The Devils Nine Questions" for Piano Quintet. Chosen from a pool of over 150 applicants, Snowden's work will receive multiple performances in the San Francisco Bay area beginning on December 9, 2010.
 
 

Steven Snowden's "Take this Hammer" featured on French television.

 

From the Festival Cuivres en Fête in Limoges, France.
 

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