The Peabody Post

Jake Runestad news

Jake-Runestad-Headshot-2-e1331324237961The National Lutheran Choir has released a new recording of Nada Te Turbe by Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition).  The piece, which won the 2013 Raabe Prize, was also recently performed at the national conference for the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians.  Runestad has also been named a finalist for the Young New Yorkers’ Chorus Competition for Young Composers.  His new work will be premiered at their June 2014 concert in New York City.  In addition, Runestad is currently working on two newly commissioned pieces, with the Spire Chamber Ensemble in Kansas City, MO and the Greater New Haven Community Chorus.

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