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posted Tuesday, November 23, 2010 - 4:34pm by Yevgeniy Sharlat

Yevgeniy Sharlat is one of several composers to receive a Fromm Commission from the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University. The commissioned work is for 2 pianos and will be premiered by LA Piano Duo

posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 - 9:07am by Steven Snowden


From the Festival Cuivres en Fête in Limoges, France.
Sotto Voce has made "Take this Hammer" a staple of their touring program for the past two years. Here's a video of a live broadcast performance from a stop on their recent European tour at the Festival Cuivres en Fête in Limoges, France.


posted Monday, September 20, 2010 - 3:43pm by Lane Harder

Lane Harder (DMA) received a 2010-2011 ASCAPlus Award from the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers.  It is an annual award given to emerging and mid-career composers whose main activity is outside of broadcast media, whose performances are primarily in venues not surveyed by ASCAP, and/or whose catalogs have prestige value for which they otherwise would not be compensated.  A cash award is paid to each recipient, and the award is based on panel review considering merit as well as the composer's work in the context of all other applicants. 

posted Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 2:16pm by Yevgeniy Sharlat

DMA student Gabriel Santiago won the 2010 ASCAP Jazz Composer Award for his Northeast Impressions Suite for French horn, harp, and jazz orchestra. 

posted Thursday, September 2, 2010 - 9:55am by Yevgeniy Sharlat

MM candidate Zackery Wilson's "A Soul Still Yearns" for string quartet was commissioned and performed by the renowned Miró Quartet at the Templeton Symposium (Utopia Theatre) in October 2009. The UT School of Social Work hosted the function entitled "Holocaust Survivors: Stories of Resilience."