Alumni Profile

Arlene Sierra


Senior Lecturer and Program Director in Composition at Cardiff University, U.K., former Composition Tutor at Cambridge University
Festivals attended: Aldeburgh, Aspen, Bowdoin, Dartington, Fountainbleau, June in Buffalo, Tanglewood
Awards: Takemitsu Prize for Orchestral Composition, Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, MacDowell Colony Fellowship, Otto Eckstein Fellowship at Tanglewood, Paul Jacobs Award at Tanglewood,,
Major Performances: New York Philharmonic, New York City Opera Vox, Tokyo Philharmonic, London Sinfonietta, Tanglewood Music Festival, Albany Symphony, Cheltenham Festival, Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Pur Oder Plus Festival (Germany), Miller Theatre (Arlene Sierra Composer Portrait concert), ICE, Carducci Quartet, Psappha, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Lontano, Collage New Music, Fidelio Trio, Chroma, Gemini, London New Music Players, Great Noise Ensemble, Schubert Ensemble, Spitalfields Festival, and dance festivals Jacob’s Pillow and Danspace St. Marks

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