Andew Sigler awarded fellowships to the Wellesley Composers Conference and the Seasons Festival

DMA composition student Andrew Sigler was invited to be a Fellow at the 2012 Composers Conference and Chamber Music Center at Wellesley this past July where his piano trio Imaginary Choreogrpahy was premiered. The Composers Conference, guided for nearly 40 years by Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Mario Davidovsky, provides young, emerging composers with the opportunity to indulge in an intense two-week composition workshop as well as showcase one of their compositions in a live, professional concert.  For summer 2012, Eric Chasalow and Melinda Wagner were guest composers.  Past guest composers have included Milton Babbitt, Elliott Carter, George Crumb, Jacob Druckman, John Harbison, Lee Hyla, Earl Kim, Donald Martino, David Rakowski, Shulamit Ran, Gunther Schuller, Joan Tower, George Walker, Ollie Wilson, Charles Wuorinen, and Chen Yi.Sigler was also personally invited by Daron Hagen to be a Fellow at the Seasons Festival in Yakima Washington in October 2012. The weeklong festival willl feature new chamber and orchestral works by Sigler and the other fellows.