fresh ventures

Megan Ihnen co-presents Black Meridian

Megan Ilhnen (mezzo-soprano, ’13) of Megan Ilhnan & Alan Theisen present… premiered Black Meridian, a theatrical recital of new music with the theme of distortion of space and time around the presence of black holes. The recital is performed in two parts, “Event Horizon” and “Singularity” and features works by Sarah Bareilles, Michael Oberhauser, Jamie …

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Composition alum awarded Fire Island Residency, releases new single with fellow alumni

Dan Langa (’17) was awarded residency at Fire Island National Park, starting in May 2021. “For the residency I will be creating an electroacoustic work for the park using field recordings I will take during my stay at Watch Hill in the spring. My goal with the project is to explore to relationship between man–made, …

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Prize winning composition starts duo ~, is commissioned for multiple new projects, and releases new pieces

Maya Miro Johnson (’19, composition) started a new performance art duo with Sarrah Bushara, called ~ [pronounced two]. They are working on both their first large commission with Zeitgeist and a digital concert performance with Fidget. Johnson was admitted as one of the youngest students ever selected for a conducting fellowship at Aspen Music Festival …

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