Works by composition faculty members Michael Hersch and Kevin Puts will be featured at this summer’s Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music in Santa Cruz, Ca. The world premiere of Hersch’s Symphony No. 3, commissioned by the festival, will be performed on opening night, August 6. On August 14, Puts will make his Cabrillo debut as a soloist, playing his own piano concerto, Night. The festival’s music director is Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra music director and a distinguished visiting artist at Peabody.