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Lembit Beecher named Composer in residence for Philadelphia Opera

 09/15/2011

Recent University of Michigan graduate Lembit Beecher has been named the first composer in residence for the Philadelphia Opera Company.  He was selected out of a pool of more than 150 candidates.  Lembit's three year appointment will be divided between New York and Philadelphia where he will work with Gotham Chamber Opera, Music-Theatre Group and The Philadelphia Opera Company.  Click here for the full story

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March 2017

Alumnus Michael-Thomas Foumai, MM '11, DMA '14, was named one of the 2017 Morton Gould Young Composer Award recipients by ASCAP.   03/30/2017

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October 2013

Professor Bright Sheng is profiled in the Detroit News, in anticipation of the debut of his violin concerto, "Let Fly," to be performed by Gil Shaham with the Detroit Symphony Orchestra Oct 4-6, 2013, conducted by Leonard Slatkin.    10/02/2013

September 2013

DMA composition student Patrick Harlin has been named the first-ever winner of the Hermitage Prize, awarded by the Aspen Music Festival and the Hermitage Artist Retreat.    09/04/2013

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