Young composer Mahlon Berv has won another prize.
Composer Gregers Brinch has just released a CD with a selection of his piano compositions created since 1986.
The sixth Raymond and Beverly Sackler Music Composition Prize goes to composer Sheila Silver.
Chandler Branch, Exe. Dir.
World-famous composer Osvaldo Golijov is Loyola Professor of Music. This was announced by Timothy Austin, who is vice president of academic affairs and dean of the College.
(by Jeffrey Dane)
Scheduled for release on the Naxos label in September, 2007 is a CD
recording of performances of the following works by Miklós Rózsa:
The second recipient of the biennial “Made in America” commission has been announced by the American Symphony Orchestra League (ASOL) and the non-profit organization Meet the Composer.
The main aim of the first event will be
(1) Workshop of one week in Venice with Rohan De Sarm (cello) and Garth Knox (viola) in May open to performers and composers.
This year the album of the year prize at the Classical Brit Awards was won by Sir Paul McCartney with a record inspired by his late first wife Linda.
Hollywood Classical/Film composer William Camilleri managed by Sandra Marsh Managment has just completed the soundtrack for his first movie called the Velvet Abstract produced by Barbed Wire in San
American composer David Froom, who is professor of music at St.
Mahlon Berv was recently honored as a finalist in the ASCAP competition for composers under the age of 30 for the first movement of his sonata for violin and piano, a work in progress.
On 10 May the Tehran Conservatory of Music will honor the Hungarian composer Zoltán Kodály.
Avant garde label Under the Asphalt will release one new CD each month by New York contemporary classical composer Jasun Martz.
The “Yun Isang Peace Foundation” has announced that it will buy the home in Berlin where Isang Yun lived. They plan to turn it into a memorial venue called “Yun Isang House”.
On Sunday, March 4, John Holland Thow, professor of music at University of California, Berkeley, and an internationally acclaimed composer, died at Alta Bates Medical Center in Berkeley.
Mahlon Berv, 15, student of Eleanor Cory at Mannes recently won first prize (for Connecticut) in the National Federation of Music Clubs 2007 junior composers competition.
Last Monday the Bard College in Annandale announced that the John Cage Trust will move to their school.
The well-known Estonian composer Arvo Pärt has won the highest Danish music award, the 2008 Sonning Music Prize.
The deputy head of the Polish Olympic Committee, Ryszard Parulski, has announced that Krzysztov Penderecki will compose music for the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing.