Vivian Adelberg Rudow received ASCAP Plus Award

Vivian Adelberg Rudow (TC ’57, BM ’60, Piano; MM ’79, Composition) received another  ASCAP Plus Award.  The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Plus Award program provides cash and recognition to writers who create music with a value beyond the scope of performance surveys.  Rudrow has been a receipient of the award every year […]

Jake Runestad featured in the Wall Street Journal

Jake Runestad (MM ’11, Composition) is featured in an article in the Wall Street Journal regarding his new piece, Dreams of the Fallen, a setting of poems by an Army veteran about the war in Iraq.  The world premiere will take place on November 11 at the National World War II Museum in Louisiana, on […]

Amy Beth Kirsten work commissioned by eighth blackbird

Amy Beth Kirsten (DMA ’10, Composition) recently composed a new hour-long music theater piece, Colombine’s Paradise Theatre,  commissioned by the multi-Grammy-winning eighth blackbird.  This work, a 21st century fantasy based on 17th century Italian theater, is the culmination of three years of work and six week-long workshop periods.  The piece received its world premiere performance […]

Julian Gargiulo will appear on House Hunters International

Julian Gargiulo (MM ’97, Piano) recently shot an episode of the hit TV series House Hunters International, which followed his move from New York to Athens (although, most recently, he has now relocated to Paris). It will air on November 1 at 10:30 pm on the Home & Garden channel. Gargiulo’s recent concert in Ridgewood, […]