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Chen Zhangyi and Matthew Brown involved with Cabrillo Festival

Doctor of Musical Arts candidate Chen Zhangyi (MM ’11, Composition) was one of three composers selected for the 2012 Cabrillo Festival and Conductor’s Guild Composer/Conductor Workshop at Santa Cruz, Calif. Festival mentors include Behzad Ranjbaran, Marin Alsop, and Gustav Meier. Chen’s Sand Sketches for the Cabrillo Festival Orchestra was performed three times. The conductors were Ankush Bahl of the National Symphony Orchestra, Matthew Brown (MM ’05, Conducting) music director of the International Conductors’ Festival, and Juga Cohler from the Julliard School.

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