Steven Snowden receives 2011 Schumann Foundation Fellowship to attend the Aspen Music Festival

UT DMA student Steven Snowden received a fellowship from the Susan and Ford Schumann Foundation to attend the Aspen Music Festival and School in the Summer of 2011.  While at AMFS, Snowden studied with composers Syd Hodkinson and George Tsontakis, coached performers in rehearsals of his work, presented his compositions in masterclasses and participated in a reading with the Aspen Conducting Orchestra.  His string quartet Appalachian Polaroids was performed there by members of the Aspen Festival Orchestra.