Christopher Culp on TEDxBuffalo

Christopher Culp (fresh in 2012) recently spoke at a TEDx conference in Buffalo.Christopher’s research focuses on the intersection between existentialism, sound studies, and queer theory. He is currently a sexual health educator providing safer sex workshops, LGBTQ+ Youth Empowerment training, and outreach on PrEP, PEP, and HIV/AIDS research. He has taught kindergarten through college level. …

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Admiral Launch Duo album release on Albany Records

The Admiral Launch Duo explores new sounds for harp and saxophone. Equally at home in acoustic and electroacoustic settings, saxophonist Jonathan Hulting-Cohen and harpist Jennifer R. Ellis have developed their repertoire through ground-breaking commissions, unexpected transcriptions, and improvisation. They have collaborated with composers including Angélica Negrón, Dylan Arthur Baker, Matthew Browne, ChristineHedden, Jasper Alice Kaye, Natalie …

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Duo Caprice Premiere

2016 fresh inc alum Emma Schmiedecke, cello, and her ensemble Duo Caprice will be giving the world premiere of “To Begin Anew – Prelude for Obo and Cello” on January 26th, 2018 at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The piece was commissioned in collaboration with alum Matthew Kennedy.

Composition Alum Named Semi-Finalist for The American Prize

Composition alum Shelby Blalock has been selected as a semi-finalist in the Orchestral Division of the American Prize for her composition Out of Ashes! The American Prize is a series of new, non-profit national competitions in the performing arts providing cash awards, professional adjudication and regional, national and international recognition for the best recorded performances by …

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“RE: New Music” – Clarinet and Flute Duo

Alums Emily Mehigh (2017) and Robin Meiksins (2016) have started a new duo based in Chicago. the duo currently aims to perform and create new music for flute and clarinet duet. They have a recital coming up on Friday, November 17th at Slate Arts and Performance, and four out of the five pieces being performed are premieres, …

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