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Nathan Cornelius, Peter Dayton, Cameron Falby Featured in 2016 BCAS Student Composer Project

13166115_1267099376655771_6903403807046032574_nThe Baltimore Choral Arts Society‘s 2016 Student Composer Project was held at Grace United Methodist Church on Tuesday, May 10. This year’s student composers were DMA guitar candidate Nathan Cornelius, master’s composition student Peter Dayton, and undergraduate voice and composition student and preparatory alumnus Cameron Falby. All three students wrote original choral compositions which were performed by the Baltimore Choral Arts Chamber Chorus, Tom Hall, and Leo Wanenchak in a public master class. Each student received a professional recording of their performance. Student composer project composer mentors were John Belkot (MM ’14, Composition), Joshua Bornfield (MM ’13, Composition), musicology faculty member Douglas Buchanan (MM ’08, Composition, Music Theory Pedagogy; DMA ’13, Composition), and DMA candidate Michael Rickelton (MM ’10, Composition).

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