Category: Alumni

Elizabeth Ogonek (BM ’09) Selected by Riccardo Muti as CSO Mead Composer-in-Residence

Elizabeth Ogonek (BM ’09) has been selected by Riccardo Muti for the position of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Mead Composers-in-Residence.  … Continue reading

Alumnus Elliott Bark wins Korean National Composer Prize

Alumnus Elliott Bark’s “(Com)Passionate Music for Guitar and String Quartet”–commissioned and recorded by the Petar Jankovic Ensemble for its new album, “(Com)Passionate,”–received the … Continue reading

Andrew Simpson (DM ’95) Composes Score for “The General” to Show at IU Cinema

Clyde Bruckman and Buster Keaton’s fild “The General” will now feature a new orchestral score by Andrew Simpson (DM ’95) … Continue reading

Eötvös awarded Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation commission

Melody Eötvös (DM ’14) has been selected by the League of American Orchestras and Earshot for an orchestral commission supported by … Continue reading

Update from Sang Mi Ahn (DM ’14)

Sang Mi Ahn’s Metabolism was realized in a sound installation called “Sound Planetarium” in three different locations (Tours, Bourges, and … Continue reading

Ara Cho (MM ’13) Wins 4th Ilshin Composition Prize

Ara Cho (MM ’13) won the 4th Ilshin Composition Prize, which included the premiere of a new composition at the … Continue reading

Justin Merritt (MM ’99, DM ’03) featured on new releases

Justin Merritt (MM ’99, DM ’03) has 3 new CDs of his music available: “American Lyricism” by pianist Christ Atzinger,” … Continue reading

Keith Fitch (BM ‘89, MM ‘92, DM ‘95) wins Copland House Residency

Keith Fitch (BM, ’89; MM, ’92, DM, ’95) spent the month of July in residence at The Copland House (Rock … Continue reading

Update from Ben Taylor (DM 2014)

Benjamin Taylor (DM 2014) enjoys an active career as a composer/performer/entrepreneur. He has recently had performances of his compositions in … Continue reading

Eric Nathan (MM ’08) wins Guggenheim Fellowship, appointed visiting assistant professor at Williams College

In April, Eric Nathan (MM’08) was awarded a 2014 John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in Musical Composition and was appointed Visiting … Continue reading