2016 composition alum Matthew Kennedy has received numerous commissions with fellow fresh inc participants, including:
Romanza, for solo cello – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum Emma Schmiedecke
Until I Say ‘When’, for violin, alto saxophone, and piano – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum The Rogue Trio
Where the Heart Is, for reed quintet – Commissioned by Fresh Inc-alum Driftwood Quintet
Matthew has also had a number of performances and residencies since completing fresh inc in 2016:
July 2016 – Composer-in-Residency – Marble House Project. Dorset, VT
August 2016 – premiere of Waiting/Wanting (2016), for soprano, mezzo-soprano, and piano at In Medias Arts’ Composer/Singer Collaborative Event. Granby, CT.
September 2016 – Five Bagatelles (2013) for violin and piano, selected for performance at 2017 University of Nebraska-Kearney New Music Festival.
October 2016 – Matthew Kennedy Hartt Community Division Faculty Composition Recital – West Hartford, CT
featuring performances by Fresh Inc-alum Emma Schmiedecke (aforementioned commission premiere) and David Angelo.
December 2016 – Alert! (2011) for fixed media, selected for performances by Etymos Ensemble in Borgo a Mozzano, Lucca, and Uzzano, Italy.