Ian Dicke has been awarded a Fulbright Grant to Sweden during the 2012-2013 academic year. During the grant period Dicke will work on a project that utlizies electronic processing and acoustic instruments to reimagine folk songs originally recorded and documented by Alan Lomax. You can listen to some of the source material here. The project will be completed in Stockholm at the Royal College of Music.
From a pool of almost 350 works from all over the world, Joel Love's "Synchronicity in Purple Minor" was selected as one of 10 winners of the 2012 PARMA Student Composition Competition. The winners will have their works published in the 2012 PARMA Anthology of Music: Student Edition, which will be provided to educators and performers free of charge.
DMA student Steven Snowden recieves a Fulbright Grant to Portugal in music composition/technology for the 2012-2013 academic year. During his grant period, he will utilize and augment interactive motion tracking systems for large-scale interdisciplinary collaborations, ultimately composing and co-producing an evening-length work for amplified chamber ensemble and dance, in which motion will manipulate and generate music in performance.
Eli Fieldsteel's brass and percussion fanfare, "At The Speed Of Sound", was selected for performance by the Dallas Wind Symphony. The piece was performed on Valentine's Day by members of the Dallas Wind Symphony and by members of the Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts, in the Meyerson Symphony Center lobby in Dallas, as part of the annual DWS Brass Fanfare Competition.