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2013 Alum premiers Stacy Garrop's Alto Saxophone Concerto

In April, Jonathan Hulting – Cohen (fresh inc 2013) premiered Stacy Garrop’s new concerto for alto saxophone and wind ensemble on April 14th, 2018. Quicksilver was commisioned by a consortium of 15 universities! The premier can be found by following this link. Stacy, Jonathan, and the UMass Amherst Wind Ensemble, led by maestro Matthew Westgate, was …

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A Composer's Big Bang – Heisenberg Uncertainty Players at the Wire

  2013 alum John Dorhauer will have a featured piece on the upcoming Heisenberg Uncertainty Players concert at the Wire on October 18th, 2017. The piece is a 9-movement multimedia suite called “We Tear Down Our Coliseums”, in which each movement is written as an homage to a baseball stadium that has been destroyed. John’s brother, Adam, …

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Madison New Music Festival

The Madison New Music Festival, founded in 2016 by composition alum Zachary Green, is an annual, weekend-long concert series in Madison, WI that aims to strengthen the city’s cultural vitality through the celebration of contemporary works. The festival presents brand new pieces by leading and emerging composers, shares underplayed classics of the contemporary repertoire, and …

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