It’s been a busy and exciting time for students, alumnx, and faculty of the MFA in Music Composition. Here are some of their recent projects and announcements:
Max Johnson (’16) selected as a Roulette commissioned artist for 2019-2020
“Creating complex worlds of sound, bassist and composer Max Johnson challenges his listeners to engage deeply and be rewarded with a complete musical experience that is always jubilantly crafted with love, care, and clarity.” Roulette operates a Commissioning Program that accelerates the careers of talented musical creators, giving them the financial and technical resources to create signature work.
Aaron Wyanski (’15) and Jonathan Bailey Holland, faculty, share the stage
Alumnx Aaron Wyanski and faculty member Jonathan Bailey Holland both had works featured on Juventas New Music Ensemble‘s 15th anniversary concert in Boston on September 15. That performance was repeated in Montpelier, VT on October 6.
TURNmusic 2019 Collegiate Composition Prize awarded to Megan DiGeorgio (’20)
Megan DiGeorgio has won TURNmusic‘s 2019 Collegiate Composition Prize for her string quartet Partial Pressures. Following its February 2019 premiere at VCFA, Partial Pressures was performed twice in September, at the 2019 New Music DC Conference in Washington, D.C., and in Burlington, VT.
Reverand T.J. McGlinchey (’19) releases new video